An Ohio personal injury lawsuit settled by Wright & Schulte alleges that an Ohio driver suffered serious injuries when a negligent tractor trailer driver caused a brake drum from the truck to dislodge from the vehicle and this brake drum hit the plaintiff’s oncoming vehicle.
The experienced Ohio tractor tailer accident lawyers at Wright & Schulte have settled a personal injury lawsuit that alleges a truck driver negligently operating his tractor trailer caused the brake drum from the vehicle to break free from the truck and, as a result, hit the plaintiff’s oncoming car and cause him to sustained serious injuries. In addition to naming the truck driver as a defendant in this case, this Ohio tractor tailer accident lawsuit also identifies the Swift Transportation Company, Inc. (the trucking company that employed the truck driver), the Progressive Direct Insurance Company and the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as defendants in this case.
Ohio Tractor Trailer Accident Lawsuit
According to the complaint, on September 12, 2011, the plaintiff was driving his vehicle eastbound on Interstate 70 in Madison County, Ohio. The plaintiff was reportedly operating his vehicle according to all applicable traffic laws and was exercising reasonable care while driving. The truck driver, who was driving westbound on Interstate 70, was allegedly driving the tractor trailer carelessly and negligently, which reportedly caused the left rear duals to separate from the vehicle. A brake drum from the truck reportedly crossed the median and slammed into the plaintiff’s vehicle, causing him to sustain severe injuries to his head, neck, back, left wrist and left knee.
While this Ohio tractor trailer accident lawsuit claims that the defendant failed to maintain proper control of his vehicle under proper control, it also contends that the truck driver was negligent in failing to operate the tractor trailer in a safe and careful manner.
Court documents for this Ohio car accident lawsuit state that, due to his injuries, the plaintiff has incurred medical expenses that exceed about $26,991 and that he has lost an undetermined amount of income. Additionally, the complaint contends that the plaintiff’s injuries will cause him to incur future medical expenses, to endure permanent severe suffering and to experience a diminished quality of life. As a result, this Ohio car accident lawsuit seeks compensation for the plaintiff in an amount that exceeds $25,000 for compensatory damages, court costs and attorney’s fees.
Wright & Schulte, LLC focuses on defending the rights of those who have been seriously injured in Ohio tractor trailer accidents or any type of Ohio car accident. If you or someone you love has been injured in an Ohio car accident, let the experienced Ohio car accident attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC fight to protect your rights and help you secure the maximum compensation for all of your physical injuries and economic losses. To learn more about all of the ways that our firm can help you, we encourage you to contact Wright & Schulte LLC for a free, no obligation Ohio car accident lawsuit evaluation today by visiting YourOhioLegalHelp.com or by calling 937-222-7477.