Trucking Accidents

Louisville Trucking Accident Attorneys

Serving Those with Catastrophic Injuries

Large trucks dominate our streets and highways, and pose a risk to every other driver sharing the road. Accidents involving the following are often catastrophic, resulting in severe injury or loss of life:

  • Semi-trucks
  • Big rigs
  • 18-wheelers

If you or a loved one have suffered serious injuries in a truck accident, it is critical to retain an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible.

Truck accident cases can be more complicated than other vehicle accidents, and you need an attorney who understands the nuances and challenges of these cases.

Call Brownfield Dufour PLLC to reach our Louisville trucking accident attorneys today at (502) 822-5584, or contact us online.

Applying our Unique Skills & Resources​​​​​​

At Brownfield Dufour PLLC, our attorneys bring a unique set of skills to the field. We have experience representing automobile manufacturers and insurance companies in the past.

To you, that means our attorneys have a more intimate and detailed understanding of what insurance companies may attempt to try and reduce the value of your claim.

We will fight your case through settlement or trial and will go above and beyond to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

How Are Trucking Accidents Different?

​​​​​​Insurance policies on commercial semis and trucks can be worth many times the amount of insurance on passenger vehicles, as eighteen-wheelers can cause catastrophic damage to people and property.

Because the insurance policies can be worth seven-figure sums, insurance carriers are often willing to do whatever it takes to try to avoid paying a fair amount in compensation.

Winning a truck accident injury case requires:

  • Investigating the accident to identify all liable parties
  • Compiling the evidence needed to support your claim
  • Working with your medical providers and other specialists to determine the value of your claim
  • Negotiating a fair settlement with, or taking your case to court for a fair resolution

Determining Liability in Commercial Trucking Accidents

The party held responsible after a trucking accident truly depends on the situation. On some occasions, the driver will be held responsible if they were choosing to negligently ignore guidelines and break rules given to them.

The trucking company may be held liable if they are caught encouraging their drivers to bend rules and break laws, including taking less frequent rest brakes than required.

Lastly, if the truck manufacturer or cargo loading company are held responsible, it is because their error is determined to be the cause of the accident.

Providing Legal Assistance for Victims of Truck Accidents in Kentucky and Indiana

​​​​​​We are a low-volume firm, which means we can devote the time and resources it takes to maximize your compensation, whether it comes from a settlement or jury verdict.

After a trucking accident, you’re often entitled to a more substantial sum of money than many insurance companies will lead you to believe, and we will fight on your behalf to protect these rights.

Schedule Your Free Consultation with Our Truck Accident Lawyers or call (502) 822-5584 today.

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