Heavy Truck Negligence Lawsuits & Settlements - The Lyon Firm
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Heavy Truck Negligence Lawsuits & Settlements

Cincinnati Catastrophic Injury Lawyer and Ohio Auto Accident Attorney Reviews recent heavy truck negligence injury lawsuits and settlements in Ohio and nationwide

Each year in Ohio and around the nation, there are thousands of road accidents involving heavy truck negligence. The vast majority of serious trucking accidents are preventable. Truck accidents are particularly deadly, due mostly to the size and weight of the vehicles in question. Trucking accidents are often the result of a lack of driver training, defective truck components, poor truck maintenance, overloading truck, driver fatigue, tire blowouts or reckless driving. Regardless of the cause, transport companies can be held liable when accidents occur and motorists are injured by heavy truck negligence.

Joe Lyon is an experienced Cincinnati, Ohio Trucking Accident Attorney reviewing lawsuits and settlements involving heavy truck negligence. Contact The Lyon Firm for more information regarding legal action following a heavy truck accident.

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Heavy Truck Negligence & Truck Driver Settlements

A Texas jury recently returned a lucrative plaintiff verdict in a heavy truck negligence accident case involving a Freightliner Tractor Trailer. A heavy truck owned by Werner Enterprises lost control and hit three motorists in a 2003 Ford F-350. The plaintiff and her children suffered permanent injuries and death in the collision. Testimony from trucking experts, accident reconstruction experts, forensic pathology and biomechanics experts and medical experts helped the family obtain rightful compensation.

In another commercial tractor trailer negligence case, Gantt Trucking settled a heavy truck negligence case involving a commercial tractor trailer driver who failed to operate his truck in a safe manner, stopped his tractor trailer in an open lane of traffic and did not activate emergency signals or place any reflective triangles for approaching motorists. The plaintiff was unable to see the stopped truck until he was too close to avoid impact, and the collision killed the motorist.

In Tennessee, a jury returned a verdict in favor of a plaintiff who suffered severe injuries following an accident caused by truck driver negligence a lack of Proper Safety Policies and Procedures. A commercial vehicle owned by Transit Logistics crushed one driver who was hit by another outside his parked vehicle.

The Lyon Firm works to make America’s roads safer by holding transportation companies accountable for trucking accidents, overworked truck drivers, falsifying log books, overloaded vehicles, and reckless driving.

If you or a loved one suffered an injury due to a truck accident, and have questions about the legal remedies available to improve quality of life and medical care in Ohio, contact The Lyon Firm (800) 513-2403. You will speak directly with Mr. Lyon, and he will help you answer these critical questions.

Contact us today.