Maryland Postman Injured in Truck Accident

By Peter DePaolis

On April 9, a postman in Bowie, Maryland was critically injured when his postal truck overturned on a highway. Photo of gavel

According to WJLA-TV, the crash occurred on Maryland Route 450, at High Bridge Road. The mail carrier, who was a 20-to-30-year USPS employee, was allegedly thrown from his vehicle as it flipped over. The crash was a single-vehicle incident.

The man reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries in the accident, which remains under investigation.

Talking to an Attorney About Maryland Postman Workplace Accidents

Unfortunately, transportation accidents are the leading cause of death among American workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), transportation accidents are responsible for almost 40 percent of all employee deaths nationwide.

When an employee is killed on the job, contacting an attorney is incredibly important if you are a family member. The sooner you speak to a lawyer, the faster he or she can investigate an incident. This is important when you need to preserve evidence for a wrongful death, workers’ compensation or third-party claim.

When your loved one is killed on-the-job, you may have rights to pursue damages, which can be helpful in helping you recover financially. If you have been affected by a workplace accident, you can use the live chat option at the top of this page to speak to someone about your legal options.

Koonz, McKenney, Johnson & DePaolis L.L.P.

Maryland Injury Attorneys


About the Author
Peter DePaolis joined the firm in 1980 and has since represented a large number of individuals involved in automobile collisions, truck accidents, bus crashes, defective products, and medical malpractice cases. A significant portion of Mr. DePaolis’ practice is devoted to working on behalf of people suffering from asbestosis, mesothelioma, and other asbestos-related cancers. He has led his firm’s fight against the asbestos industry and has recovered over $30 million in damages for asbestos victims and their families.