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Semi Truck Accident Lawsuits Against YRC Freight

Legal Name: YRC INC 
DBA Name: YRC FREIGHT 
Physical Address: 10990 ROE AVENUE, OVERLAND PARK, KS   66211  
Phone: (913) 696-6100 
USDOT Number: 71821 
 
Amount of bodily injury and property damage insurance: $6,000,000
 
YRC Freight is the leading transporter of industrial, commercial, and retail goods, specializing in solutions for businesses across North America through a full-service network, advanced information technologies, and proactive customer service.
 
YRC Worldwide Inc. is an American holding company of freight shipping brands YRC Freight, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway. YRC Worldwide has a comprehensive network in North America, and offers shipping of industrial, commercial and retail goods. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. 

YRC Freight Safety Inspection & Accident Data

US Inspection results for 24 months prior to: 05/11/2021
 
YRC Freight trucks and drivers were subjected to 3,634 inspections over the last 24 months resulting in more than 660 violations which took a vehicle out-of-service until safety concerns could be addressed.  Inspectors find safety issues 18.2% of the time when examining YRC Freight vehicles.  
 
With so many violations it is not suprising that YRC Freight has been involved in 151 injury accidents i and 18 fatal crashes in the last 24 months.  
 
As of 12/22/2020, YRC Freight had a Satisfactory safety rating.  Satisfactory; Records indicate no evidence of substantial non-compliance with safety requirements.  However, the Federal safety rating does not necessarily reflect the safety of the carrier when operating in intrastate commerce.

YRC Freight Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuits

YRC Freight has been involved in over 129 federal lawsuits involving employment, insurance, motor vehicle accidents and others.  
 
Patel v. YRC, Inc. et al
Filed: April 27, 2021 as 1:2021cv02253
Defendant: Thomas R Jacobs, YRC, Inc.
Plaintiff: Mital Patel
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Seventh Circuit › Illinois › US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Type: Torts - Injury › P.I.: Motor Vehicle
 
Napiwocki v. YRC Inc
Filed: March 9, 2021 as 2:2021cv00144
Plaintiff: Jill Napiwocki
Defendant: YRC Inc doing business as YRC Freight
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Tenth Circuit › Utah › US District Court for the District of Utah
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Artiaga v. Anderson et al
Filed: November 4, 2020 as 3:2020cv00744
Defendant: Kenneth Ray Anderson, YRC, Inc., Old Republic Insurance Company and others
Plaintiff: Jesus Artiaga
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Louisiana › US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Kaur v. YRC Inc. et al
Filed: October 2, 2020 as 1:2020cv04075
Defendant: YRC Worldwide, Inc., Paul Gehrsitz, John Doe Individual(s) and others
Plaintiff: Baljeet Kaur
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Motor Vehicle
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Georgia › US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Muhlbeier et al v. Knight Transportation Inc et al
Filed: September 21, 2020 as 1:2020cv00180
Plaintiff: David Muhlbeier, Stacie Muhlbeier
Defendant: YRC Inc, Contract Transportation Systems Co, Knight Transportation Inc and others
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Personal Injury
Court: Tenth Circuit › Wyoming › US District Court for the District of Wyoming
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
MIRANDA et al v. STEINDORF et al
Filed: June 23, 2020 as 2:2020cv07670
Plaintiff: LUCAS CORDOVA, BELARMIN MIRANDA
Defendant: YRC INC., JEFFREY STEINDORF
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Tort/Motor Vehicle (
Court: Third Circuit › New Jersey › US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Harris v. Schlabach et al
Filed: June 16, 2020 as 1:2020cv00734
Defendant: YRC, Inc., Jerry L. Schlabach
Plaintiff: Whitney M. Harris
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Western District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Manning v. YRC, Inc. et al 
Filed: April 22, 2020 as 3:2020cv00367
Defendant: YRC, Inc., Samuel Morgan
Plaintiff: DeAngela Manning
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Personal Injury
Court: Seventh Circuit › Illinois › US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
ANDREWS et al v. NEW PENN MOTOR EXPRESS, LLC. et al
Filed: March 30, 2020 as 2:2020cv03401
Defendant: NEW PENN MOTOR EXPRESS, LLC., RICHARD BRIGHAM, ABC CORPORATION #1-10 and others
Plaintiff: CALEB ANDREWS, NADIYAH ANDREWS
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Third Circuit › New Jersey › US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Cooley v. Y R C Inc et al 
Filed: January 22, 2020 as 5:2020cv00106
Defendant: Old Republic Insurance Company, YRC Inc. d/b/a YRC Freight
Plaintiff: Mr. Earnest Cooley
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Fifth Circuit › Louisiana › US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Rodriguez Baez v. YRC, Inc. et al
Filed: December 23, 2019 as 1:2019cv07200
Defendant: YRC, Inc., Nathan T. Atchison
Plaintiff: Gary Rodriguez Baez
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Personal Injury
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Keel et al v. YRC Worldwide, Inc et al
Filed: December 9, 2019 as 1:2019cv00618
Defendant: Timothy Thomas Poppen, YRC Inc., Mark Godsey and others
Plaintiff: Elizabeth Keel, Charles Keel
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Petition for Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Lopez et al v. YRC Inc et al
Filed: November 21, 2019 as 4:2019cv00818
Plaintiff: Luciano Vela, Joaquin Lopez
Defendant: Arthur Johnson, YRC Inc, YRC Inc doing business as YRC Freight
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Eighth Circuit › Arkansas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Godsey v. YRC Inc. et al
Filed: October 14, 2019 as 1:2019cv00490
Defendant: Timothy Thomas Poppen, YRC Inc., YRC Worldwide Inc. and others
Plaintiff: Mark Godsey
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
T.V. Minority Company, Inc. v. YRC, Inc., d/b/a YRC Freight et al 
Filed: August 29, 2019 as 2:2019cv12544
Plaintiff: T.V. Minority Company, Inc.
Defendant: YRC Worldwide, Inc., YRC, Inc., d/b/a YRC Freight, Sammie J. McIntosh
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Property Damage
Court: Sixth Circuit › Michigan › US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Ervin v. Orochena et al
Filed: July 29, 2019 as 1:2019cv07074
Defendant: Joe G. Orochena, YRC Inc.
Plaintiff: Brandi I. Ervin
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Correa v. YRC Worldwide Inc. et al
Filed: July 1, 2019 as 1:2019cv03808
Plaintiff: Maria Correa
Defendant: YRC Worldwide Inc., YRC Freight, POLICE OFFICER JOHN DOE
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Auto Negligence
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Standberry v. YRC, Inc. et al
Filed: April 23, 2019 as 1:2019cv01795
Plaintiff: Jaida Standberry
Defendant: Timothy Thomas Poppen, YRC, Inc., Old Republic Insurance Company
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Motor Vehicle
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Georgia › US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Pressoir v. YRC Inc et al
Filed: April 3, 2019 as 1:2019cv00068
Defendant: YRC Inc, Eddie L Franklin, Jr
Plaintiff: Joseph Pressior
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Personal Injury
Court: Tenth Circuit › Wyoming › US District Court for the District of Wyoming
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Orr et al v. Ellett et al
Filed: March 22, 2019 as 4:2019cv00221
Defendant: James Ellett, YRC Inc.
Plaintiff: Roderick Orr, Charlene Orr
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Correa v. YRC Worldwide, Inc. et al 
Filed: March 19, 2019 as 1:2019cv01564
Plaintiff: Maria Correa
Defendant: John Doe, YRC Freight, YRC Worldwide, Inc.
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Standberry v. YRC, Inc. et al
Filed: February 28, 2019 as 1:2019cv00987
Plaintiff: Anthony Standberry, Sr.
Defendant: Timothy Thomas Poppen, YRC, Inc., Old Republic Insurance Company and others
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Motor Vehicle
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Georgia › US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Smith v. YRC Worldwide, Inc et al
Filed: February 25, 2019 as 1:2019cv00099
Defendant: Timothy Thomas Poppen, YRC Inc., YRC Worldwide, Inc., and others
Plaintiff: Sam Smith
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Nowicki v YRC Worldwide, Inc., et al
Filed: January 24, 2019 as 1:2019cv00124
Plaintiff: Lawrence Nowicki
Defendant: Screen Tight, YRC Worldwide Inc. a/k/a YRC Freight, YRC Worldwide Inc. and others
Cause Of Action: Diversity-(Citizenship)
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Western District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › P.I.: Other
 
PARKER v. GREYHOUND LINES, INC et al
Filed: December 26, 2018 as 1:2018cv04043
Defendant: MILLER TRANSPORTATION INC., GREYHOUND LINES, INC, YRC INC. and others
Plaintiff: GEORGE PARKER
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Auto Negligence
Court: Seventh Circuit › Indiana › US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Rivera v. YRC Inc et al
Filed: December 21, 2018 as 3:2018cv03379
Defendant: Bobby Travis, Jennifer Smith, YRC INC and others
Plaintiff: Jacqueline Rivera
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Torts/Pers Inj: Motor Vehicle
 
Gardner v. Burton et al 
Filed: December 14, 2018 as 4:2018cv00298
Plaintiff: Jacob Gardner
Defendant: Robert Anthony Burton, YRC Inc., XYZ Companies 1-3 and others
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Georgia › US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Morales v. Washington et al
Filed: October 16, 2018 as 9:2018cv00190
Plaintiff: Maria Morales
Defendant: Eric Washington, YRC Inc.
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Texas › US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Chavez v. YRC Inc. et al
Filed: August 28, 2018 as 1:2018cv07843
Defendant: YRC, INC., Joe G. Orochena, YRC Inc.
Plaintiff: Maria T Chavez
Cause Of Action: Diversity Action
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
ASHI v. BROWN et al
Filed: August 21, 2018 as 3:2018cv13038
3Rd Party Plaintiff: DENCIL E. BROWN
Plaintiff: MAHMOUD ASHI, ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ESTATE OF MOHAMMED A. ALASHI, MAHMOUD ASHI
Defendant: YRC INC, John Timothy ricciardi
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Third Circuit › New Jersey › US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle