Tractor Trailer accidents are not an uncommon event in the state of Kentucky. Since the average car weighs about 3,000 lbs and a commercial truck can weigh as much as 36 tons, the injuries from these types of collisions are always more server than any other traffic incident. As a result, victims of a tractor trailer will often require extensive recovery time and medical treatment. Common injuries in these types of cases include spinal and neck injury, brain damage, amputation, and even fatalities. These catastrophic injuries are costly for trucking and insurance companies. As a result, they will often do everything possible to avoid paying the full amount of compensation that is owed to the victims. This is simply wrong. That is why it is essential to hire an experience tractor trailer accident lawyer. Only a lawyer will have your best interest in mind, not the insurance companies.
If you have been injured as a result of a truck accident in Kentucky, an attorney at our firm wants to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact our Kentucky Truck Accident Attorney to get a FREE CASE EVALUATION to find out about your legal rights.
2007 Kentucky Truck Accident Statistics
- 2,730 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Non-Fatal Crashes
- 1,041 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Injury Crashes
- 1,538 Injuries resulted from Tractor Trailer Crashes
- 1,689 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Towaway Crashes
- 54 Tractor Trailers were Involved in Hazmat (HM) Placard Crashes
There are numerous reasons why a truck accident may occur. Some common reasons in Kentucky include overloading, mechanical failure, fatigue, and blind spots. However, only an attorney that specializes in truck accidents will be able to determine the exact cause of the incident. That is why it is important to seek legal counseling from an attorney as soon as possible. We will be able to create the strongest case for you in order to get you the compensation you need.
If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a large truck or any other type of vehicle in the following Kentucky cities, get a FREE CASE EVALUATION from an attorney within your area.
Cities in kentucky
- Arnold Moving Company Inc
- Carnes Trucking Co Inc
- Carpenter Trucking Co Inc
- Carty & Carty Inc
- Dallas Jones Enterprises Inc
- First Class Services Inc
- Hazard Express Inc
- Kentucky Container Service Inc
- Land Air Express Inc
- Lewis Transport Inc
- Majors Transit Inc
- Mercer Transportation Co Inc
- Modco Inc
- Paschall Truck Lines Inc