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Who Pays for a Delivery Truck Accident?

When a delivery truck is involved in an accident, the aftermath can be chaotic. In addition to property damage and possible injuries, there may also be a problem with the truck's cargo, which can cause even further damage. Depending on the circumstances, the trucking company, the truck driver, or even the shipper of the cargo may be held liable for the accident.

However, determining who is at fault can be complicated, and it may take an investigation to sort out the details. Insurance companies may also be involved, as they typically provide coverage for commercial trucks. Ultimately, though, it is important to hold the responsible party accountable so that accidents like these can be prevented in the future.

When Is the Delivery Truck Driver Liable for a Crash?

Many factors may contribute to a truck crash, and delivery truck drivers may be held liable if their actions played a role in causing the accident. For example, if a driver was speeding or failed to yield the right of way, they could be held liable for any damages or injuries that resulted.

Truck drivers may also be held liable if they did not properly inspect their vehicle before setting out on a delivery, as this could lead to mechanical failures that could cause an accident. In some cases, delivery truck drivers may be held vicariously liable for the actions of their employees, such as if a worker was driving recklessly while making a delivery.

If you experience a truck crash, it is crucial to speak with an experienced attorney who can help determine who may be held liable for your damages.

Our team at Metzger Wickersham will work on your behalf to help you seek the compensation you deserve from the responsible party. Our Pennsylvania delivery truck accident attorneys are here and ready to stand in your corner every step of the way.

Call us today at (888) 286-2850.

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