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Los Angeles Lawyer to File Lawsuit Against FedEx for Truck Accident Injury

Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) is a company that many people have turned to for their shipping and delivering needs. FedEx offers package transportation options via air, sea, and ground. During one of your many drives through Los Angeles, you must have seen at least one FedEx vehicle. At home, you likely have seen FedEx deliver packages to your door or around your neighborhood.

Like all other motorized vehicles, FedEx vehicles can be involved in car accidents. When FedEx drivers cause accidents, the victims might be eligible to receive compensation. If you are interested in filing a lawsuit against FedEx, contact Normandie Law Firm as soon as possible. Our attorneys experienced in FedEx truck accident lawsuits will be able to help you begin your legal process.

The following information is not intended to substitute a consultation with a FedEx truck accident lawyer. Rather, this article’s purpose is to provide general information about the legal options available to victims after a collision with a FedEx truck. Normandie Law Firm’s experienced attorneys in Los Angeles to sue FedEx for a FedEx truck accident are available to help you as soon as you call to schedule an appointment. If you are a Spanish speaker, we guarantee that a FedEx accident lawyer in Los Angeles will be available to help you in your preferred language.

FedEx Liability
Who is liable if you were involved in an accident with a FedEx vehicle? The answer to that question depends largely on who caused the accident. If the FedEx driver was driving recklessly and caused the accident, it is likely that he or she is found liable for the accident. All drivers have a duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent injuries to other drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. When a driver does not follow the rules of the road or is distracted while behind the wheel, he or she is negligent. Why is the driver negligent? Whenever a driver breaches a duty to exercise reasonable care, and the breach causes an accident which, in turn, causes an injury, the driver is negligent. FedEx drivers, specifically, are hired directly by the company. Therefore, FedEx is responsible for training all drivers and ensuring that they are not a hazard behind the wheel of their company vehicles. Because of this responsibility, the company is liable for the FedEx driver’s negligence. Therefore, if you were a victim of an accident involving a FedEx vehicle, you can sue Fedex for your injuries.

Types of Injuries Sustained
If you suffered a collision with a FedEx truck, you likely sustained injuries. The type and severity of the injuries sustained will depend on the type of accident. The injuries related to car accidents, although ranging in severity, are generally within the same boundaries. The injuries you might experience after a car accident with a FedEx vehicle include the following:

  • Head injuries and traumatic brain injuries
  • Shoulder and hip injuries
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken and fractured bones
  • Strains and sprains
  • Lacerations, scrapes, and bruises

As you can see, there are many injuries that you can suffer if you experience a car accident with a FedEx vehicle. The severity of each type of injury can also differ. Head injuries, commonly known as concussions, can be mild and require little to no treatment. If these injuries go completely untreated, head injuries can become traumatic brain injuries and cause permanent brain damage. Shoulder and hip injuries usually require surgical intervention; after surgery and physical therapy, a victim should be able to return to his or her daily activities. If left untreated or if improperly treated, these injuries can cause lifelong pain. Fractures, strains, and sprains—although they are usually not severe injuries—can also cause lifelong pain if not treated. The more serious injuries include back, neck, and spinal cord injuries. These injuries usually include invasive surgical procedures that offer little success rates. Surgical procedures for these injuries often focus on alleviating pain rather than reversing the injury.

Whether your injury is mild or severe, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. You might not notice any injuries immediately after the accident, as accident injuries can present themselves many days later. However, a medical evaluation can identify injuries that might not be apparent to you.

Past FedEx Verdicts and Settlements
If you are interested in filing a lawsuit against FedEx after a collision with one of their vehicles, you have likely wondered about the value of your case. The decision to file a lawsuit against FedEx for your injuries might depend on past verdicts and settlements. Below is a list of past FedEx verdicts and settlements:

  • $5.4 million—a FedEx driver fell asleep behind the wheel, leading to a collision with another trailer. This lead to a nearly 50-year-old victim being ejected from the vehicle and losing his life.
  • $4,000—a FedEx vehicle collided with a vehicle in which a minor was traveling. The minor suffered bilateral back pain.
  • $125,000—a FedEx vehicle cut-off the victim, causing a collision and the victim’s vehicle to run off the road. The accident left the victim with injuries to his neck lower back, and hips. Treatment for the victim’s injuries included many months of specialized chiropractic visits and epidural injections.

As you can see, the amount of compensation you receive for your injuries will vary. Factors that affect the amount of compensation a plaintiff is eligible to receive include the severity of the injuries, the permanency of the injuries, loss of income because of the injuries, and pain and suffering. To receive an estimated case value, contact Normandie Law Firm and speak with a FedEx truck accident lawyer. A Los Angeles lawyer who has experience with FedEx truck accidents will be able to evaluate your case and

Normandie Law Firm
Normandie Law Firm is a personal injury law firm dedicated to helping the victims of unfortunate accidents receive the compensation they deserve. FedEx is a company proud of serving the community and its shipping and delivering needs. FedEx transports packages via air, sea, and road. Whenever you are driving, you likely will see at least one FedEx vehicle. If you are involved in an accident with a FedEx vehicle, and you suffer injuries, you might be interested in suing FedEx. If a FedEx vehicle crashed into you, not only must you seek medical attention but also legal advice. You need to contact Normandie Law Firm immediately to speak with a lawyer to sue FedEx for an accident with a FedEx truck. Before contacting a law firm, you should consider collecting key pieces of evidence. This includes filing a police report, taking pictures of the scene, and taking witness information. When you provide that information to a Los Angeles attorney, you facilitate the legal process for yourself.

Normandie Law Firm offers clients free consultations and free second opinions. During your free consultation, you can expect our Los Angeles FedEx accident attorneys to answer all of your questions and address all of your concerns. Our Los Angeles attorneys will prioritize your case and thoroughly evaluate every aspect. If you already have an attorney with another law firm, you might be interested in a free second opinion. If you feel like you are missing vital information and are looking for answers other than with your current attorney, you might be dealing with incompetence. Does your current attorney rush through consultations? Unfortunately, many attorneys rush through cases and consultations to increase their productivity. However, this is a faux-productivity; in some cases, it is even counterproductive. Why? Attorneys who rush through cases are likely to overlook and neglect key pieces of information that can affect the outcome of the case. Do not risk the result of your FedEx truck accident lawsuit. Contact Normandie Law Firm and speak to our Los Angeles lawyers that can get your case back on the right track.

Normandie Law Firm aims to make the legal process as easy as possible for our clients. Besides offering free consultations and free second opinions, our legal services are available via our Spanish speaking attorneys. We also offer a Zero-Fee guarantee that ensures that our clients never have to pay any upfront fees for our legal services. Additionally, our law firm is strictly based on contingency; clients will not have to pay anything until our lawyers win their FedEx accident case. Contact Normandie Law Firm as soon as possible.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

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