Delivery trucks are a ubiquitous sight on the roadways of California. The Walkup Truck crash injury recovery team has seen an ever-increasing number of serious delivery vehicle crashes over the last decade as more and more of our shopping has moved online. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our trucking injury team of personal injury attorneys are here to help if you need a California delivery truck accident lawyer. We have the financial resources necessary to investigate your claim and more than 50 years of experience battling against trucking company insurers to get what our clients deserve. Delivery vehicles blanket the roadways of California, and most people are familiar with the names:
- United States Postal Service (USPS)
- United Parcel Service (UPS)
Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger The Choice for Truck Accident Claims
- At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our dedicated team has spent more than six decades helping individuals throughout the state of California recover compensation after severe accidents occur.
- Our attorneys are leaders in the personal injury and wrongful death litigation arena and have helped shape personal injury law in California for decades.
- We built this firm on trust and integrity, and we focus on a client-centered approach to every claim. This means that we take the time to listen to our clients’ goals and needs as we move forward with their cases.
How The Walkup Team Helps In A Delivery Accident Case
Accidents involving delivery vehicles are complicated, particularly when it comes to dealing with aggressive insurance carriers and their accident reconstruction teams and damage appraisers. The Walkup team is up to the task of using our resources to investigate and prepare every aspect of your case for settlement or trial.
Walkup injury attorneys will also work with trusted medical and rehabilitation professionals who help analyze treatment and forecast total expected medical costs. We negotiate with aggressive insurance carriers all the time. We know their tactics and approaches. We fully prepare every case for trial if necessary.
Accidents involving delivery trucks often result in severe injuries. This is due to the fact that delivery vehicles are typically larger than traditional passenger cars on the roadway. When a delivery vehicle impacts a smaller vehicle, we see the following types of injuries:
- Fractured or dislocated bones
- Severe lacerations or puncture wounds
- Crush injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Head or facial wounds
- Internal organ damage
- Significant scarring and disfigurement
We work diligently with clients who have sustained emotional and psychological trauma as a result of a California delivery truck accident. Clients can suffer from fear, anxiety, stress, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of these crashes and the subsequent recovery process. We want to make sure the clients recover compensation for their unseen emotional and psychological trauma as well as their visible traumatic injuries.
Compensation Available for a Delivery Truck Accident in California
Individuals harmed as a result of the actions of a delivery driver or delivery company are entitled to various types of compensation for their losses. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, our team works hard to recover all losses our clients sustain.
Some of these revolve around calculable losses that individuals sustain after a delivery truck accident. The most common types of economic damages include:
- Medical bills related to the crash
- Lost wages if a victim cannot work
- Out-of-pocket expenses caused by the crash
- Future treatment, rehab, and nursing costs
- Property damage expenses
Pain and suffering losses revolve around a crash victim’s:
- Emotional and psychological distress
- Physical pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium for spouses
- Loss of enjoyment of life damages
The total amount of compensation available to any delivery truck accident victim in California will vary depending on the circumstances surrounding their particular claim. Some of the factors that can affect the value of a claim include the severity of the injuries, how long it takes to recover, whether or not a person can return to work, total property damage, the amount of out-of-pocket losses, and the intensity of pain and suffering involved.
The Walkup Truck Injury Team Are Contingent Fee Lawyers
The Sacramento injury attorneys at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger take California delivery truck accident claims on a contingency fee basis. This means that our clients will never have to worry about up-front or out-of-pocket costs related to their cases. Our clients only pay legal fees only after we successfully recover compensation through a settlement or jury verdict. If we do not win a client’s case, our clients do not pay a dime in legal fees. Our contingent fee approach makes it possible for clients of modest means and limited assets to hold at-fault drivers accountable for their actions.
Call a Delivery Truck Accident Lawyer in California Today
If you or somebody you care about has been injured as a result of a delivery truck accident in California, reach out to the team at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger for help today. Our attorneys have experience handling complex truck accident claims throughout the state of California. We understand what it takes to recover total compensation for your losses. When you need a California delivery truck accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation at any time by calling our team at (415) 981-7210.