Commercial trucks and other big rigs are a common sight in Radcliff. These large vehicles transport goods across Kentucky and the rest of the nation. Because these trucks are large and heavy, it’s best to give them a wide berth so that you don’t end up in the hospital after a collision.
At Meagher Injury Lawyers, we represent accident victims in their fight for maximum compensation. You might be eligible to file a personal injury claim with the trucker or his employer, or you might sue in court. Please contact our law firm to speak with a Radcliff truck accident attorney today.
Commercial trucks like semis, 18-wheelers, moving vans, and box trucks get into some common accidents, including:
These auto accidents have many causes, including fatigue, trucker inattention, distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding. We also can’t overlook unbalanced cargo and possible truck defects as additional causes.
Several different parties could be responsible for your accident. At Meagher Law Firm, we carefully review all facts and witness testimony to uncover the source of the collision. We can then sue the at-fault parties for your injuries and pain.
Some possible responsible parties include:
Because so many parties are potential defendants, we must perform an investigation. Some of the information we need will be in the hands of the trucking company, like electronic logs. Other information we might find by interviewing witnesses and visiting the scene of a crash. The more time you give your legal team to pull together a case, the better.
Generally, these accidents cause more serious injuries than car accidents. The size of the truck is one reason. There is more weight smashing against a passenger vehicle on the road.
It’s very possible one can suffer from serious injuries in a truck accident like:
Some of the accidents result in permanent disabilities. A victim will have continuing medical expenses which could bankrupt them, especially since it will be difficult to work.
As part of a fair settlement, you should receive compensation for:
According to federal statistics, trucking accidents caused about 5,000 fatalities each year. These accidents sadly leave behind many families who are worried about their futures. Kentucky allows families to bring a wrongful death claim in many situations. These lawsuits can compensate for losses suffered by the family, such as the loss of expected financial support or services.
Meagher Injury Lawyers are prepared to bring a wrongful death claim for family members. You have a limited amount of time, so reach out.
Within hours of an accident, trucking companies usually have an investigator on the scene busily collecting evidence. You need an experienced Radcliff truck accident lawyer in your corner. Call us today at (502) 309-9213 to schedule a free consultation.