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Bell County, Kentucky Truck Accident Attorneys

Truck accidents involving 18-wheelers, big rigs, tractor-trailers, and other commercial trucks cause fatalities and injuries in truck accidents are occupants of passenger vehicles. A passenger vehicle is not built to withstand an impact with a truck that weighs 20 to 30 times as much as the passenger vehicle.

The Bell County truck accident attorneys of Baird, Blevins, & Lowe Law Offices, PLLC, understand the damages caused by truck crashes. Our legal team aggressively pursues personal injury claims against negligent trucking companies and other parties to recover maximum compensation for our clients. Contact us today for a free consultation with one of our experienced truck accident lawyers in Middlesboro.

Common Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents in Kentucky

All traffic accidents have the potential of causing traumatic injuries and deaths. However, truck accidents have a high risk for some types of injuries. Common truck accident injuries include:

  • Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
  • Amputations and loss of limbs
  • Traumatic brain injuries and permanent brain damage
  • Multiple broken bones and fractures
  • Severe burns, scarring, and disfigurement
  • Internal organ damage
  • Crushing injuries
  • Loss of hearing, vision, and other senses
  • Neck and back injuries

Many truck accident victims sustain permanent impairments and disabilities. The cost of treatment and long-term care can total millions of dollars over a person’s lifetime. Our Bell County truck accident lawyers work to hold the negligent parties liable for all damages caused by a large truck accident.

Who Is Liable for Commercial Truck Accidents?

Determining who is liable for your damages caused by a truck accident begins with an accident investigation. Our legal team begins an immediate investigation to identify the cause of the truck accident.

Commercial truck accident investigations are complicated. Our lawyers have developed substantial resources, skills, and knowledge about truck accident investigations by handling numerous truck accident cases. We utilize our resources to gather evidence of fault and liability.

Parties that might be liable for your truck accident claim include:

  • Truck Drivers – Errors and negligence might include distracted driving, speeding, drowsy driving, impaired driving, reckless driving, and failing to obey traffic laws
  • Trucking Companies – Trucking companies may be negligent for failing to maintain the trucks, conduct background checks, train drivers, enforce restrictions on service hours, and conduct drug, alcohol, and health screens for truck drivers
  • Truck Manufacturers – Truck manufacturers can be liable when defective truck parts or systems contribute to the cause of the accident
  • Loaders and Shippers – Improperly loaded and overloaded trucks can cause the cargo to shift, which can lead to a truck accident
  • Mechanics and Repair Shops – Negligent repairs and maintenance can contribute to the cause of a large truck crash
  • Government Entities – Defectively designed roads, improperly maintained roads, and construction zones can contribute to truck accidents

Our lawyers file injury claims seeking compensation for your damages with each party that shares liability for your injuries and damages. We handle all aspects of your truck accident claim so that you can focus your entire energy on recovering from your injuries.

Recovering Compensation for Your Damages

We leave nothing to chance. Our team of legal professionals and Kentucky personal injury lawyers do not stop investigating and gathering evidence until we exhaust all avenues to get you the money you deserve.

We fight to recover full compensation for your:

  • Medical bills
  • Cost of personal care and in-home health care
  • Loss of income and benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disabilities and permanent impairments
  • Loss of quality of life

If necessary, we are willing to file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent parties to protect your best interests and right to fair compensation after a truck accident.

Contact Our Pineville Truck Accident Lawyers for More Information

At Baird, Blevins, & Lowe Law Offices, PLLC, we combine a team approach with high-quality legal services from experienced personal injury lawyers. You receive the benefit of our substantial resources, skills, and experience developed over years of fighting for the rights of accident victims.

Contact our office for a free consultation to discuss how we can help you receive the compensation you deserve.