3/17/2011

Delivery Truck Accident Attorneys

Delivery Truck Accident Attorneys: "Accidents involving delivery trucks – including United Parcel Service (UPS) trucks, FedEx trucks and other delivery service vehicles – frequently result in catastrophic injury or death to innocent motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. These accidents may be caused by driver negligence, lack of training, negligent maintenance of a truck, and a number of other causes. At Estey & Bomberger, California delivery truck accident attorneys have represented people throughout California who have needlessly suffered serious personal injury in delivery truck accidents.
Our experienced attorneys are familiar with the complex liability issues of truck accidents involving large commercial trucks, service trucks, freight shipping trucks and delivery vehicles, including UPS and FedEx trucks.

UPS Delivery Service

United Parcel Service (UPS) is the largest package delivery company in the world. In the United States, UPS is easily recognized for its signature brown delivery trucks and gold shield logo. UPS has had its headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia, since 1991. The classic brown UPS delivery trucks, also called package cars, are also an easily recognized symbol of the company. Unfortunately, these delivery trucks, along with UPS tractor-trailer trucks and other UPS vehicles, cause a number of deadly accidents every year in the United States.

FedEx Delivery Service

FedEx is an express shipping and logistics services company founded in 1998, with headquarters in Memphis, TN. FedEx has multiple operating units, including FedEx Express (the original overnight shipping service), FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, FedEx Custom Critical, and other operating divisions. Just like UPS, FedEx is routinely involved in deadly accidents with its trucks, many of which are owned and operated by independent contractors.

UPS and FedEx Truck Accidents

Delivery truck accidents are common in part because FedEx and UPS employees are under extreme pressure to deliver packages as quickly as possible. Efforts to get the job done quickly can lead to negligent and careless actions, and cause serious accidents. FedEx truck crashes and UPS truck accidents may be caused by: