"You gave me back a sense of hope and a vision of goodness, something I'd lost with the death of my husband."
Commercial trucks and tractor-trailers are by far the most dangerous vehicles on our roads, posing public safety threats to everyone from other truck drivers and auto passengers, to motorcyclists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Through risks created by tractor-trailers exist on local roads, parking lots, and loading docks, they’re often increased substantially on highways.
As a law firm which has earned a reputation for successfully representing injured truck accident victims across Nashville and the state of Tennessee, Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge is all too familiar with the devastating repercussions of trucking wrecks which occur on highways. By leveraging our experience in this field, we work to hold negligent trucking companies, truck drivers, and other at-fault parties accountable for causing preventable harm – and financially liable for the damages our clients suffered.
Have a highway truck accident case to discuss? Our firm is available 24 hours a day to help. Call (615) 933-2893 to request your free consultation, or contact us online.
Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, commercial tractor-trailers are hazards nearly everywhere. However, they’re even more dangerous on highways, interstates, and other busy thoroughfares where more traffic and higher speeds create increased risks for wrecks and devastating outcomes. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency tasked with overseeing trucking safety, notes many of the country’s most disastrous trucking accidents occur on freeways and interstates – including highways like I-40, I-24, I-75, and other major arteries which span the state of Tennessee.
Highway trucking accidents pose increased risks for devastating outcomes, including elevated risks for:
Highway trucking accidents pose greater risks to victims as a result of both issues unique to these roadways, and elevated dangers created by negligent trucking operators, truckers, and others who violate safety regulations or fail to take proper steps for reducing risks of preventable wrecks. These additional risks may involve:
The objective behind any personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit arising from a trucking wreck is to hold the at-fault party accountable for the harm victims suffered. Accomplishing this goal, however, is no easy task, and often requires meticulous investigation and accident reconstruction, considerable knowledge of trucking regulations, and the necessary resources to take on trucking companies and insurance corporations that aggressively defend against claims, dispute or deny liability, and do whatever it takes to pay victims as little as possible.
Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge is a Nashville-based personal injury law firm that has earned a reputation for our work handling complex truck, tractor-trailer, and commercial vehicle accident cases. If you or someone you love has been injured in a trucking collision on any major highway or regional road in Tennessee, our nationally recognized attorneys are available to help you better understand your rights and options for pursuing the compensation you deserve.
Contact us to request a free review of your case.
Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.
We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.
We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.
- M. & D.
- The Kentucky Trial Court Review
- B. W.
Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.See Our Past Victories
Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in nude video lawsuit against hotel, stalker
'Bette Donathan was in an automobile accident. An error in her surgical preparation left her paralyzed from the waist down.
Cody Wade, 17, suffered multiple injuries from a car wreck. Several different doctors attempted to remove and insert his trach tube, which eventually led to his severe disability.