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Accidents Resulting From Truck Defects and Malfunctions

Large commercial trucks and 18-wheelers utilize a number of complex and integrated systems that may cause a serious accident should any one of those systems fail. These vehicles are inherently dangerous because of their size relative to other vehicles on the road. So, when a part becomes defective or a system malfunctions while the truck is being operated, especially at high rates of speed, there is often very little even well-trained truck drivers can do to prevent a serious accident. The injuries often sustained in a collision with a large commercial truck can be devastating and necessitate substantial and prolonged medical and rehabilitative care. However, compensation may be available to recover the losses you’ve suffered.

Common Truck Defects and Malfunctions

While any defective part or malfunctioning system may result in a serious accident with another vehicle, it is the following defect and malfunction that most commonly cause truck drivers to lose control of their vehicles:

  • Tire defect
  • Brake malfunction

Our Louisville legal team will do everything they can to help you hold negligent manufactures financially responsible for any pain and suffering associated with your accident.

Consult With a Louisville Truck Defect and Malfunction Attorney

At Sampson Law Firm, our Louisville truck defect attorneys will aggressively pursue financial restitution from manufacturers whose flawed or malfunctioning parts or systems contributed to your car accident. To discuss the particulars of your case with one of our Louisville attorneys, please call our Louisville offices at (502) 584-5050 today.