Why Truck Accidents Occur

We live in a region that is home to a number of dangerous roadways — including the infamous "Cut-in-the-Hill" section of I-75 and I-71 — but dangerous roadways are just one of the many causes of truck accidents.

At Taliaferro, Carran & Cowherd, PLLC, we help truck accident victims in Northern Kentucky and the Cincinnati, Ohio, area obtains compensation for damages such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and rehabilitation expenses. Our experienced attorneys are fully equipped to maximize your recovery.

The Causes Of Tractor-Trailer Accidents

Any one factor or a number of factors can lead to an injury or death-causing truck accident. We pursue personal injury and wrongful death claims caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drowsy truck drivers
  • Poorly trained drivers
  • Truck driver drug use
  • Truck driver DUI
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Dangerous roadways
  • Defective parts
  • Improperly maintained vehicles

Truck Driver Distracted Driving In Northern Kentucky And Southern Ohio

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of truck accidents, and it is becoming more of a problem as more mobile technologies become available to truck drivers. Whether in the form of laptop computers, cellphones, GPS devices or TVs, truck drivers have plenty of devices to be distracted by while behind the wheel.

We thoroughly investigate the causes of trucking accidents and, whether caused by distracted driving or any other factor, pursue full compensation for our clients who have been injured due to negligence.

Time Is Of The Essence

Evidence is crucial in any truck accident case, regardless of the cause. It is important for you to contact us as soon as possible to discuss your situation, so our Covington truck wreck lawyers can begin obtaining driver's logs, cellphone records and other evidence to build your case for compensation.