According to truckinginfo.com, the major supermarket chain, Kroger, operates more than 1,200 semi-truck units (i.e. Tractors) and as many as 1,800 trailers. Kroger operates across 35 states, servicing as many as 12,000 grocery and retail stores nationwide. While Kroger typically has a good safety record with the Department of Transportation, this Cincinnati-based corporation has had a number of major truck accidents over the years. Kroger operates under various titles and assumed names, including the following:
Experienced trucking attorneys know how to deal with large food-delivery trucking companies when their drivers are negligent and cause harm to others. Here are some key things to consider if you ever happen to be injured in a Kroger truck accident.
There are many reasons for truck accidents. Sometimes, people are often shocked to find out that a truck driver was either unlicensed or untrained to operate the type of vehicle he or she was driving. Likewise, it can be remarkably unbelievable to hear that a truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel or was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Fortunately, large trucking companies are usually responsible for the injuries their employees cause. Do not expect an insurance adjuster to share this information with you. Their job is to not pay you.
If injured by a Kroger truck, you may have a right to collect money for your injuries and losses. These can include:
The only way to collect these funds is to carefully submit a claim and pursue compensation. If the insurance company will not pay by agreement, you may need to file suit and litigate. If so, a trucking accident lawyer from Kruger & Hodges is ready to speak to you today.