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Category: Truck Accident

Are Corruption and Greed Endangering You on the Road? Why Side Guard and Rear-Guard Rails are Required Successfully in Europe, but Not in the United States?

Mar 15, 2021Dan Doyle Law Group

On June 29, 1967, actress Jayne Mansfield was decapitated when her car struck the rear of a trailer truck and slid under the carriage. Two others, Ronald B. Harrison and Samuel S. Brody, were killed on impact. Her three children, Mickey, Zolton, and Marie (Mariska), were sleeping in the rear seat. They were injured but […]


Commercial Truck Crash and Debris – Who Pays For Damages?

Dec 18, 2020Dan Doyle Law Group

Everyone has specific thoughts when they are driving around large commercial trucks on the roadway: “Is this truck safe to drive behind?” or “What if that truck changes lanes while I’m passing it?” It is natural to be wary when driving around large commercial trucks. Though the vast majority of semis and tractor-trailers are perfectly […]


Large Trucks Can Cause Severe Injuries

Mar 8, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

There are large commercial trucks everywhere, especially in and around the city. We rely on them to keep our economy flowing smoothly. When we talk about large trucks, we are referring to eighteen-wheelers, delivery trucks, construction trucks, garbage trucks, and more. These are the vehicles that most of us would prefer not to drive right […]


Dump Truck Crushed SUV

Feb 15, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

Every day we drive our cars or SUVs on major highways alongside large big rigs or dump trucks hauling all kinds of materials. If you grew up in the 90s then you remember the fatal scene in Final Destination. It’s a scene where people are driving behind a truck who is hauling long trees. One […]


Jayne Mansfield’s Legacy: Improved Highway Safety

Feb 9, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

If you’ve ever followed a semi truck or tractor trailer down the freeway, you may have noticed a horizontal bar beneath the rear. This steel bar isn’t for looks; it’s an underride bar and it serves a very important purpose—preventing vehicles from becoming wedged beneath these big trucks in the event of a rear-end collision. […]


Incident With Dump Truck Shows Significant Dangers

Dec 28, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

We want to bring you a story about an incident that happened just the other day in Chester County. Two people were killed and three others injured when a dump truck rolled over onto their vehicle. The two people who were killed were a 50-year-old woman and a 59-year-old woman from New Jersey. Another woman […]


Trucker Kills Man And His Daughter

Dec 7, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

We want to bring you a tragic story from nearby Middletown, PA because it highlights some of the dangers that vehicle passengers face from negligent truck drivers and companies. Last month, a 29-year-old Mississippi man was driving his Volvo tractor-trailer on Interstate 83 when he caused a crash that started a chain reaction that eventually […]


Four Tractor-Trailers And One Vehicle Crash

Oct 19, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

Imagine driving down the highway and being surrounded by four large trucks. We have actually probably all been there and been uncomfortable until we could pass them. Let’s face it, tractor-trailers are large and can cause some serious damage if they are involved in an accident. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened in eastern Pennsylvania. […]


9 Things To Avoid After A Truck Accident To Successfully Recover Damages

Jul 7, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

After a truck accident, there are certain things you should do, such as taking pictures at the scene of the crash and collecting contact information from the witnesses, in order to strengthen your legal case. But what many victims of truck accidents in Philadelphia and elsewhere in Pennsylvania do not realize is that there are […]


2 Catastrophic Injuries You May Sustain In A Truck Accident

Nov 6, 2017Dan Doyle Law Group

Many motorists in Delaware and Chester counties take for granted their health, lives and vehicles until they end up in truck accidents. Commercial vehicles are significantly larger than passenger cars, and the potential for serious injuries, loss of life and extensive property damage is high. Although you may have never been involved in one before, […]