Accidents Involving 18-Wheelers
Wrecks involving semitrailer trucks can be the most devastating kind of motor vehicle accident. A terrifying instant can have life-changing repercussions. When you or a loved one has suffered such anguish, you deserve all the compensation to which you are entitled.
At Aldridge & Birdwhistell, with offices located in Louisville and Elizabethtown, our attorneys understand that you are under incredible stress, financially, physically and emotionally. We aim to assist in all ways we can in ensuring that you can get back to the quality of life you deserve.
Not only do truck accidents cause serious injuries, but they are also all too often fatal. And it can be a more daunting insurance process because there is often a trucking company involved. Big rig accidents also involve a great deal of investigation to determine a cause and whether the driver of the truck acted negligently.
Reasons For 18-Wheeler Accidents In Kentucky
Here are a few of the causes that commonly cause these serious accidents:
- Training: In regard to safely carrying materials, including hazardous materials
- Equipment: Weight limits, tire blowouts, improper straps
- Driver fatigue: Often due to unreasonable expectations or policies by the trucking company
Experienced In Complex Litigation
Due to the seriousness and complicated nature of tractor-trailer accidents, it is important to work with a personal injury lawyer with courtroom confidence. Our seasoned litigators offer the advice and guidance to get the results you deserve.
Call 270-765-2000 in Elizabethtown or 270-505-9219 in Louisville, or send us an email to get started. We handle personal injury cases on a contingency basis, meaning you do not pay unless we get a settlement for you.