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Louisville, KY Truck Accident Lawyer

Serious truck accidents in Louisville are a daily occurrence despite recent advances in road and traffic safety

Truck accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence in Louisville and across Jefferson County, Kentucky. In 2012 in Kentucky there were 7950 trucks involved in collisions, 85 of which were involved fatal collisions. Contributing factors in truck crashes include poor load securement, tire and brake failure, defective tow hitches, and steering failure. Read further truck collision data at the Kentucky State Police site. Also, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety offers information on how to drive safely and share the road with commercial trucks.

Get information on truck crashes from the Louisville Police Department

The Louisville Police Department offers information on traffic and accidents, and also provides information on filing a police report and on getting a police report. The department is a good resource for locals and visitors alike to get assistance after a crash with a commercial truck.

Kentucky's Department of Motor Vehicles provides information on traffic and safety laws

Go here to learn more about vehicle licensing and the traffic and safety laws on topics including:

When someone is injured in a Louisville truck crash, what needs to happen next?

In an injury accident, it is crucial to get appropriate medical treatment, regardless of the initial financial cost. The major hospitals in the area include:

As soon as possible, an injured person should contact their insurance company to find out how medical treatment is covered under their insurance policy.

What to do after a Serious Accident in Louisville

If you or a loved one has been hurt or killed in a motor vehicle accident in Louisville, it is essential to get legal assistance to cover the medical bills, lost income, and other costs that arise. A Kentucky personal injury attorney will make sure that you and your family are compensated so that you can begin rebuilding your life.  

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Truck Accident Reports and News from the Louisville, KY Area