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Holding Negligent Truckers & Trucking Companies Accountable
When a trucker causes a crash by driving carelessly or recklessly, they may be held liable for causing the accident. Similarly, when a trucking company has engaged in negligent actions or omissions such as a failure to perform routine maintenance and inspections on a vehicle and equipment, an accident victim may be able to sue the company for compensation with a successful attorney for truck accidents at Kuhlman & Lucas, LLC.
Tractor-trailers, also known as big rigs or semi-trucks, can weigh more than 80,000 pounds and can be more than 75 feet in length. Given the sheer size of these trucks, it is not surprising that tractor trailer accidents are responsible for more serious injuries and deaths than other types of auto accidents. According to government statistics, there are more than 500,000 truck accidents each year in the United States. Of these 500,000 truck accidents, a high percentage of them result in death. If you or loved one has been injured or killed in a truck accident, contact Kuhlman & Lucas, LLC today for a free case evaluation with an effective attorney for truck accidents.
Truck Accidents in Kansas City
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, semi-trucks are involved in only 9.2 percent of all traffic collisions statewide, yet such accidents account for 15.2 percent of all fatal motor vehicle accidents.
Contact an attorney for truck accidents at Kuhlman & Lucas as soon as possible after you or a loved one has been hurt in a trucking accident. A personal injury lawyer from our team may be able to help you claim financial compensation and obtain justice for the losses you have suffered, and we are ready to take action in your case. Whether the accident was a result of trucker fatigue or if the trucking company was negligent in performing necessary maintenance and repairs on the vehicle, Kuhlman & Lucas, LLC can help you recover the damages you are owed.