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FedEx Truck Accident Lawsuit

FedEx Truck Accident Lawsuit

FedEx competes with other delivery services to ship packages as quickly as possible, putting drivers under pressure. Unfortunately, even a moment of carelessness can cause horrific truck accidents with other vehicles, pedestrians, or cyclists.

What You Can Do & How a FedEx Truck Accident Lawsuit Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting FedEx truck induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured in a collision with a FedEx truck, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Trucking Accident Litigation Group or call us toll-free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

$165 Million Awarded in FedEx Truck Accident Lawsuit

January 2015 — A jury in Las Cruces, New Mexico has ordered FedEx to pay a record-setting $165 million in compensation for a deadly accident in 2011. The driver of a FedEx semi-truck slammed into the back of a pickup parked on the side of the I-10 highway, killing a 22 year-old mother and her 4 year-old daughter. Click here to read more.

FedEx Hit With Lawsuit After Cyclist Killed in Florida

November 2014 — The father of a 24 year-old cyclist who died after he was hit by a FedEx delivery truck has filed a lawsuit. Witnesses said they saw the diver looking down, possibly to look up an address, and accelerating when the cyclist was hit. Attorneys for the family said the driver was taking hydrocodone without a prescription and had no commercial driver’s license.

10 Dead After FedEx Truck Hits Bus in California

April 2014 — Ten people died in a horrific accident that occurred when a FedEx truck pulling two 28-foot trailers slammed into a 2013 Nissan Altima and a chartered bus carrying high school students and chaperones.

Five high school students, three chaperones, the bus driver, and the FedEx driver were killed in the accident. By October 2014, at least 16 lawsuits were filed, according to the LA Times.

Causes of Truck Accidents

  • Tired drivers, especially between midnight an 6 a.m.
  • Drivers who are not trained or licensed to operate a commercial vehicle
  • Intoxication or drug abuse
  • Breaking traffic laws
  • Speeding, or going too fast for hazardous road conditions
  • Truck rolls away because parking brake was not set
  • Poor maintenance or mechanical failure
  • Unsecured cargo
  • Inclement weather
  • Dangerous road conditions
  • And more

FedEx Truck Accident Lawyer

Lawsuits involving FedEx delivery trucks are more complex than traditional truck accident lawsuits. In most cases, victims claim that the driver operated the truck in an unsafe manner. However, many victims also claim that the driver’s employer was also partially responsible for improperly training the driver, failing to maintain the vehicle, or another reason.

If you were involved in an accident with a FedEx truck, you are not alone. Because you have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit, it is important to contact an attorney who is familiar with this type of litigation. We can help.

Do I have a FedEx Truck Accident Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting FedEx truck induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know was injured in a collision with a FedEx truck, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Trucking Accident Litigation Group or call us toll-free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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