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Louisville Truck Driver Error/Negligence Lawyer

Because of their sheer size and weight, an 18-wheeler or semi truck has a dominating presence on the road. In fact, when fully loaded, 18-wheelers can weigh close to 80,000 pounds and can cause devastating injuries in a collision. There are roughly 500,000 trucking accidents every year in the United States, accounting for 5,000 fatalities. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are caused by truck driver errors.

If you have been hurt in an auto accident due to a negligent truck driver, you should not have to suffer any longer without the generous compensation you deserve. Let us handle your case while you focus on your recovery. To schedule a free consultation with a qualified attorney, contact the personal injury lawyers of Sampson Law Firm today at 502-584-5050.

Types of Truck Driver Negligence

One in every eight traffic accident deaths is caused by an 18-wheeler accident. Even though a number of these accidents are caused by factors outside the truck driver’s control, there are many that could have been averted if the truck driver had acted responsibly and with care. Some of the most common reasons for 18-wheeler accidents include these types of truck driver negligence:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol
  • Failure to check blind spots
  • Reckless driving
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Using cell phone while driving
  • Driving while drowsy

Even minor 18-wheeler accidents can cause devastating damage and injuries. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a reckless truck driver, you need to take action today.

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By holding truck drivers responsible for their mistakes, you can help discourage negligent and dangerous behavior in the future. If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident because of a negligent truck driver, contact the Louisville truck driver negligence attorneys of Sampson Law Firm today at 502-584-5050.

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