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Truck Accident

Truck accidents involving tractor-trailers, semi-trucks or 18-wheelers can occur due to any number of reasons including speeding, tire blowouts, driver fatigue or inattention, poor road conditions, mechanical failure, or other causes. Because of the size and weight of large trucks, when they collide with other vehicles, they often cause catastrophic injuries.

In addition to physical injuries such as broken bones, spinal cord damage, and traumatic brain injuries, victims must also cope with lingering psychological trauma that can put a strain on their relationships with family, friends and co-workers.

Talk to us if you’ve been involved in a truck accident. Our personal injury lawyers can help you identify your options, navigate the system, and get you the results you need to move forward with your life.


Oct 15, 2016 | Newsletter

Legal Update - Fall 2016

Apr 01, 2015 | Article

Overcoming an Assertion of Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Parallel Civil Proceedings

Bud and Allie are returning home from a social engagement when their passenger car is struck broadside by a speeding 18-wheeler. Bud is killed. Allie is injured. Law enforcement conducts a field sobriety test on the truck driver, charges him with DUI, and obtains a blood sample. Upon learning the truck driver also had traces of methamphetamines in his blood at the time of the wreck, the truck driver is indicted for murder.

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Litigation Success

Settlement reached with trucking company for family of man killed in collision

Estate of Kenith “Wade” Ivey v. YRC Worldwide, Inc., YRC Inc. d/b/a YRC Freight

In 2017, the attorneys of Cunningham Bounds reached a settlement with YRC Trucking on behalf of the family of Wade Ivey, senior pastor at Inspire C...

$6.5 Million Settlement

$6,500,000 Recovered for Client Injured in Head-On Collision

A.S. v. Smith Oil Company, Inc., Dennis Eugene Endsley, Jr., and Federated Mutual Insurance Company | Caddo Parish, Louisiana, 1st Judicial District Court | Case No. 582086

Several weeks before a jury trial was to take place in Shreveport, Louisiana, Cunningham Bounds' attorneys obtained a $6,500,000 settlement on beha...

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Apr 01, 2016

Cunningham Bounds Obtains A $10 Million Settlement For The Estate of A Woman Killed In A Collision With A Tractor Trailer

Cunningham Bounds recovered $10 million for the family of an Alabama woman who died after being hit by a big rig tractor trailer on Interstate 65.&...

Sep 15, 2014

$5 Million Recovered for the Estate of Man Killed in Industrial Incident

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 Mobile, Ala. – The morning that a week-long trial was set to begin, the law firm of Cunningham Bounds, LLC finalized a ...

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