Category: Truck Accidents

How to Stay Safe Driving Near Large Trucks

Truck Accidents | September 10, 2023

Large truck accidents are responsible for causing thousands of serious injuries and deaths every year. Driving near a tractor-trailer or 18-wheeler can be nerve-wracking due to the risk of a catastrophic traffic accident. The following tips can help you stay safe when driving near large trucks. If you get injured in a truck collision despite…

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How to Avoid Blind Spots of Large Trucks

Truck Accidents | May 31, 2023

One of the many hazards that make large commercial trucks the most dangerous vehicles on the road is the No Zone, or the large blind spots on all four sides of the vehicle. If you find yourself sharing the road with a big rig in Louisville, do what you can to avoid the truck’s blind…

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How Long Do Truck Accident Cases Take to Settle in Kentucky?

Truck Accidents | May 14, 2023

If you have been injured or are dealing with a damaged vehicle after a truck accident in Kentucky, it may be difficult to wait to receive a settlement check. It is crucial, however, not to rush the settlement process. Jumping to accept the first offer could lock you into an inadequate settlement. Knowing how long…

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Why Trucking Companies Need Stronger Insurance

Truck Accidents | February 14, 2022

If you get involved in a commercial trucking accident in Kentucky, your number one source for financial compensation to cover your medical expenses and property repairs is the trucking company’s insurance provider. Unfortunately, the minimum required amounts of trucking insurance have not increased since 1980. The current too-low limits may not be enough to fully…

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Lawyer Minds: What Makes a Trucking Case Different with Jay Vaughn

Truck Accidents | September 21, 2021

Contact the Louisville Car Accident Law Firm of Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery for Help Today For more information, don’t hesitate to contact Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery to schedule a free consultation with a car accident lawyer in Louisville today. We have two convenient locations in Louisville and Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. We proudly serve Jefferson County,…

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What Are the Main Causes of Truck Accidents in Kentucky?

Truck Accidents | September 6, 2021

Commercial trucking accidents take thousands of lives every year. According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were 4,862 deadly crashes that involved large trucks in 2018 alone. Although truck accidents are much more than data, facts and statistics – they involve real human lives – understanding the main causes of…

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Can You Get Punitive Damages After a Truck Accident in Kentucky?

Truck Accidents | September 2, 2021

Most of the truck accidents in Kentucky that cause catastrophic injuries and deaths are preventable. If an investigation finds that the truck accident that injured you or killed a loved one could have been prevented with reasonable care, you may be able to hold the at-fault party accountable. Determining whether you are eligible for punitive…

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