Semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles are responsible for an increasing number of serious and fatal traffic accidents throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A large portion of trucking accidents occur because of the negligence of the drivers who do not follow the state and federal laws that govern truck drivers. At Kap Law, we are not intimidated by large corporations and insurance companies and will aggressively fight for trucking accident victims.

Pennsylvania Truck Accident Statistics

According to the Pennsylvania DOT in 2020:

  • There were 6,905 heavy trucks involved in crashes throughout Pennsylvania.
  • Over 120 fatal injuries involved heavy trucks in Pennsylvania.
  • Heavy truck accidents accounted for over 10% of all fatal car accident crashes in
  • Over 80% of heavy truck crashes happen on state highways.

Common Causes of Pennsylvania Truck Accidents

  • Distracted driving
  • Intoxicated driving
  • Defective vehicle
  • Careless and drowsy driving

How Much Money Can I Recover?

Under Pennsylvania law, you may recover economic damages and non-economic damages. The difference between the two is explained below:

Economic Damages

  • Medical Bills
  • Property Damage
  • Lost Wages
  • Future Medical Expenses
  • Loss of Future Earning Capacity

NonEconomic Damages

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Punitive Damages

Contact a Dedicated Trucking Accident Attorney

Our firm is dedicated to defending your rights. We are not intimidated by large corporations and insurance companies, and we will work tirelessly to fight for the maximum compensation you deserve.

Do not go through this complex legal process alone and contact me today.