Have you been involved in an accident with a delivery truck? These large vehicles seem to dominate city streets and highways across Missouri and Kansas. They can cause catastrophic or even fatal injuries, even in relatively low-speed collisions. You need to have a competent Kansas City truck accident attorney on your side to protect your interests. The truck driver or delivery company will have lawyers and investigators to counter your claim, but Cullan & Cullan has the resources and experience to build a compelling case that supports your claim for maximum compensation.
For a free consultation and review of your delivery truck accident case, call (816) 253-8606.
Causes of Delivery Truck Accidents
Delivery truck accidents are subject to many of the causes common to all traffic accidents, as well as a few that are specific to or are more likely to affect vehicles that deliver goods. Our team includes attorneys with advanced training in accident reconstruction, and that means we have a definite edge in investigating and arguing delivery truck accident claims. We use our medical, legal, and accident reconstruction experience to accurately determine and prove cause so we can support our clients’ claims for monetary damages.
Some of the potential causes of delivery truck accidents may include:
- Delivery truck driver is inadequately trained on the operation of the truck.
- Delivery truck driver is lost and looking at a navigation system
- Delivery truck driver makes a sudden maneuver while trying to find an address
- Truck driver parks in a hazardous or illegal spot while making a delivery
- Negligent loading of a delivery truck, resulting in cargo falling into the road
- Fatigued, drunk, or drugged delivery truck driver
- Negligent or improper maintenance of a delivery truck
- Speeding in an attempt to make deliveries on time
Negligence and the violation of traffic laws can cause an accident that leaves one or more innocent victims seriously harmed. Our Kansas City delivery truck accident lawyers are committed to helping victims restore their lives, while exposing negligence to prevent future accidents.
Make sure your rights are protected to the fullest extent. Call (816) 253-8606 today!