When Is The Truck Driver Responsible?

Truck accidents do not always appear to be straightforward. You may feel certain that someone other than you was at fault, but how do you know for sure if it’s the truck driver, the trucking company or someone else?

At Blankenship Massey & Associates, Attorneys at Law, our Northern Kentucky truck accident lawyers have extensive experience fighting for compensation on behalf of truck accident victims. Because we have handled so many claims throughout Northern Kentucky, we know where to look for signs of trucking negligence. In our experience, the truck driver and trucking company are almost always partially at fault.

Common Truck Driver Errors

Truck drivers are responsible for operating their vehicles with care. Irresponsible or reckless driving can cause serious accidents and irreversible damage. Some of the most common errors committed by truck drivers include:

  • Speeding
  • Driving too many consecutive hours
  • Driving while impaired or intoxicated
  • Texting and driving or otherwise driving while distracted
  • Failing to signal or ignoring traffic signs
  • Failing to stop within a safe distance of other vehicles

How We Prove Fault

Proving who is at fault in a truck accident takes experience and skill. Unfortunately, those at fault often deny it, so it takes dedication and tenacity to show that a truck driver was responsible for an accident.

At Blankenship Massey & Associates, Attorneys at Law, our personal injury attorneys know that preparation is the key to success. We scour over every piece of evidence we can find in order to build a strong case on your behalf. We are not afraid to stand up to trucking companies and their insurers in order to achieve a favorable outcome for you.

Free Consultations For Injury Survivors

For more information about how our attorneys can get you the financial compensation you deserve, call 859-905-0936 or toll-free 800-491-9956 to schedule a free consultation or complete our contact form. With offices in Erlanger and Dry Ridge, we represent clients throughout Kentucky.