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Causes of Kentucky Wrongful Death Truck Accidents & Justified Compensation

The thought of loosing someone you love in a tragic Northern Kentucky semi-truck accident is unimaginable; however, violent truck crashes claim the lives of people throughout this nation every day.

When a truck crash in Kentucky claims the life of your spouse, parent, child, or other family member, you may have a wrongful death claim on your hands. While we understand that pursuing a lawsuit on behalf of your loved one may be the farthest thing from your mind right now, we also are here to help you.

Trucking companies move fast following a crash involving one of their trucks and truck drivers. They quickly try to gather any evidence that could help their case or push some of the blame onto your loved one. They have large insurance companies on their side who try to protect them and limit their liability. This is why it is critical to have someone experienced on your side to investigate if any of the following actions by the other driver led to the crash:

  • Speeding
  • Texting while driving
  • Other distracted driving
  • Driving drunk
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Driving with unbalanced loads or cargo that was improperly loaded
  • Driving drowsy

There Is Help After a Louisville, KY Truck Accident

If your family member was wrongfully taken from you due to any of the reasons listed above, you may have a wrongful death claim. Even at a difficult time like this, the fact is that you need to think about your financial future - especially if your loved one was contributing to the household in some way. With the help of an experienced Kentucky personal injury lawyer, you can obtain compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills, loss of companionship, loss of services, future lost income, and more.

While you are focusing on dealing with your emotional pain after losing someone you love, your experienced lawyer will be investigating and pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent truck driver or trucking company involved. 

For help with your case, call the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson to find out more at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297, and receive a free consultation with a skilled Northern Kentucky accident attorney today.

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