Truck Driver Negligence
Taking Legal Action in Kansas City Against Negligent Truckers
In many commercial truck accident cases, one of the first questions always inquires about the cause of the truck accident and whether negligence played a role. Driver negligence is an umbrella term that encompasses many different types of actions and lack of actions that a driver can display. When a driver acts negligently while on the road, they run the risk of being involved in a dangerous car accident. Examples of truck driver negligence include the following:
If you have been involved in a commercial truck accident and the driver of the truck displayed any of these behaviors, immediately speak to a Kansas City personal injury attorney about the incident for a free review of your case. It will be vitally important to your future to have a strong law firm on your side that is capable of pursuing the compensation that you rightfully deserve. At Wendt Goss, P.C., our team has extensive legal experience that can be used to your advantage when filing a
personal injury claim for
catastrophic injuries sustained in a truck accident.
Contact a Kansas City Truck Accident Lawyer
Before filing your claim on your own, you will need to understand your rights. Nearly half of commercial trucks have Electronic On-Board Recorders installed, or a "black box," to ensure the validity of their logbooks. The information recorded in this device can provide evidence to the trucking company or to your attorney to determine if the truck had been in motion for more the maximum time limit or if the trucker was speeding at the time of the accident; all of this will play a pertinent role in seeking your claim.
Our law firm handles all types of personal injury, truck accidents, and wrongful death claims throughout the Kansas City area. If your
bicycle was struck by a trucker who was acting negligently, our law firm is prepared to help! We also handle cases involving a
pedestrian injury due to a negligent truck driver. Call us today for a review of your personal injury case.