Look for These Signs after a Big Truck Accident

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You’re just going about your day. Then a tractor-trailer driver crashes into you on the highway. Everything changes. You’re injured. You deserve full compensation to get your life back on track.

For your personal injury claim, you need evidence that the big truck driver was negligent.

So right after an accident, pay attention to signs of truck driver negligence. Details of their reckless behavior could help your case later on. Then call Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer and tell us about it.

We work with forensic teams to examine the accident scene and get to the bottom of what happened. Evidence fades fast, so don’t wait to call us.

It takes courage to take on big truck drivers, trucking companies and their insurance companies. We help people in Kentucky and West Virginia stand up for the compensation they deserve.

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Signs of a Negligent Truck Driver

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Try to remember everything that happened before and after an accident with a big truck. Write it down. Tell it to your lawyer. Think about how the driver was behaving.

  • Did you see the driver of the tractor-trailer using a cell phone or other communications device when the accident happened?
  • Was the driver obeying all traffic laws?
  • Given the weather and road conditions, was he or she driving recklessly?
  • Was there any obvious evidence of mechanical failure on the truck before the accident occurred?
  • Did the driver seem tired when you got his or her information?
  • Did it seem like the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs?

Make sure to get the driver’s name, the trucking company’s name and the truck’s license number.

At Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer, we’ll take a look at all of your information and provide an assessment of your personal injury case.

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Get Help With Your Negligent Truck Driver Case

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The attorneys at Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer pursue every avenue to identify truck driver negligence and get you what you need after you’re hurt.

Of course, always remember to see a doctor and take care of yourself first before you talk to anyone else. Even when you think you’re not hurt, adrenalin from the sudden shock of a crash can mask injuries. Some effects can take a while to fully show.

And then contact a lawyer before you sign or agree to anything about your compensation for your injuries. Any initial settlement the trucking company and their insurance company sends will favor them, not you. Your attorney can make sure your settlement is fair.

You didn’t deserve to have your life disrupted like this. Get a Morgan, Collins, Yeast & Salyer attorney fighting for you.

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