Underride Accidents

Underride Truck Accidents in PA

When a truck comes to a sudden stop, a vehicle that may be traveling closely behind or even at a distance may be unable to stop at such a sudden pace. Consequently, this vehicle will be thrust underneath the trailer of the truck, often causing catastrophic damages to the smaller vehicle. When a vehicle underrides a truck at a high enough speed, the vehicle may be severed at the point of impact, taking everything in its path along with it. Underride accidents can also occur similarly to a T-Bone accident, with a vehicle hitting the side of the truck's trailer. Unfortunately, many people are seriously and fatally injured due to underride truck accidents each year.

If you have been involved in an underride truck accident, it is in your best interest to speak with a Philadelphia injury attorney as soon as possible. It is very likely that the accident has caused devastating damage to your vehicle and you will need financial compensation to ensure that you can cover the cost of all of the property damage in addition to the medical expenses. When a truck accident or car accident is caused by a truck driver who was acting negligently, you may be entitled to pursue a settlement from the trucking company .

Powerful Representation for Truck Accident Victims

Truck drivers and their employers are required to carry large amounts of insurance for accidents such as this. While they do not anticipate an accident to happen, it is always possible. It will be very important for your truck accident attorney to prove that the truck driver was acting negligently and caused your underride accident. Whether your vehicle was totaled in the accident after hitting the back of an 18 wheeler or your car collided with the side of the trailer, the legal team at the Law Offices of Thomas J. Murphy, Jr. is here to help you through this difficult time.

While our law firm handles a wide range of personal injury cases and accidents, we understand that this one will be among one of the most traumatic. Large trucks and 18 wheelers cause many accidents each year, many of which result in catastrophic injuries or wrongful death for parties involved. We will find it to be our responsibility to ensure that you can pursue financial compensation for the underride accident that cost you both emotionally, physically and financially. Your health and well-being are our main priorities. For a review of your truck accident case, contact a Philadelphia truck accident lawyer at our law firm today by calling (215) 569-1500.

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