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Truck Driver Error & Negligence

Dramatically outclassing other vehicles on the road, large trucks and 18-wheelers pose a significant risk to other drivers. While some circumstances—like poor road conditions or truck malfunction—may unavoidably result in a serious accident, incidents caused by truck driver error or negligence are inexcusable. The Louisville attorneys at Sampson Law Firm understand how devastating these events can be, and we will do everything we can to hold careless drivers financially responsible for any injuries and property damage you may have sustained as a result of their negligence.

Forms of Truck Driver Negligence

One out of every eight fatal traffic accidents involves an 18-wheeler. Because of the inherent risk in operating such a powerful vehicle, truck drivers should be doing everything they can to prevent a collision from ever happening. However, some drivers operate their rigs under the following negligent circumstances and, thereby, put others at serious risk of a deadly accident:

  • DUI involving alcohol or drugs
  • Failure to check blind spots before changing lanes
  • Reckless driving
  • Improperly loaded or secured cargo
  • Texting while driving
  • Drowsy driving

There is no reason a truck driver should ever operate their vehicle under diminished capacity; our legal team will do everything they can to hold neglectful party’s responsible for their actions.

Consult With a Louisville Truck Driver Error & Negligence Attorney

At Sampson Law Firm, our Louisville attorneys will aggressively pursue financial restitution from the truck driver whose dangerous error or negligence resulted in your injury. To discuss the particulars of your accident with one of our attorneys, please call our Louisville offices at (502) 584-5050 today.