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15 Passenger Van Accidents

15-Passenger Van Accidents in Maryland

Convenient Offices in Bowie, Frederick, Lexington Park, Prince Frederick, & Waldorf

It is important to have proper legal representation if you have been injured in a passenger van accident. The car accident lawyers at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC understand how quickly the bills can add up after any auto accident, let alone a catastrophic one. Our car accident attorneys have years of experience in obtaining compensation for our clients’ hospital bills, rehabilitation fees, and loss of wages.

Call (301) 812-4777 for your free comprehensive case evaluation.

The Dangers of 15-Passenger Vans

Passenger vans have a number of potential dangers:

  • Propensity to roll over: If a driver needs to brake hard or turn quickly to avoid something (or, in other words, take evasive action), the van tends to fishtail and roll over.
  • Poor handling: These vans are much less responsive than minivans, and their length and weight makes them difficult to control.
  • Low tire pressure is a hazard: In a normal vehicle, low tire pressure may affect gas mileage and little else, but a 15-passenger van with improperly inflated tires becomes hard to control. If a worn tire blows on the highway, it is very likely that even an experienced driver will lose control of the vehicle.
  • No special training required: School buses require training and a class B license. These vans only require a regular class C driving license. This means less experienced drivers, with little knowledge of how to handle a larger vehicle weighed down by a full load, are often put behind the wheel.

State & Federal Laws

Despite all of these dangers, there are over 550,000 15-passenger vans currently on the road. They continue to be involved in serious crashes that result in multiple personal injuries and fatalities. So far, there has been no legislation or rule issued by the federal government to ban these dangerous vehicles.

Call a Maryland Attorney at Alpert Schreyer Poe Today

Life-changing accidents caused by 15-passenger vans are common. If you or a loved one has been injured in a passenger van accident, you should seek the assistance of a lawyer to help you get the compensation you deserve. The auto makers that put these dangerous and defective vehicles into the marketplace can be held accountable for personal injuries or wrongful death. The driver, the manufacturer of the van or even the corporations or organizations that are utilizing the van may also be liable for the crash.

Contact our Maryland passenger van accident attorneys for a free consultation; call (301) 812-4777 today.

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Our victories

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  • $2,600,000 Jury Verdict for Road Hazard in Baltimore City
  • $2,000,000 Collision with Commercial Vehicle
  • $1,200,000 September 11 Attack in Pentagon, Arlington Virginia
  • $1,100,000 Collision with Underinsured Driver
  • $1,100,000 Drowning Settlement
  • $1,100,000 Hydraulic Lift Failure
  • $1,000,000 Wrongful Death Insurance Coverage
  • $750,000 Prince George’s County Tractor Trailer Crash
  • $680,000 Jury Verdict for Slip and Fall in Calvert County
  • $645,000 Wrongful Death Settlement
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Why hire our firm?

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  • Experienced Guidance

    We have over 30 years of experience serving injured clients across Maryland and DC.

  • Concierge Level of Service

    We are willing to visit injury victims at their homes if they are severely injured or bereaved.

  • No Upfront Fees

    We are so confident in our abilities that we do not charge a legal fee unless you receive compensation.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to battle any party, whether big or small, both in and out of the courtroom.

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    We commit to staying up-to-date on the latest developments in Maryland injury law.

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SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact us today. Our experienced, tenacious attorneys will help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.