Are punitive damages ever available in Kentucky truck accident cases?

In Kentucky punitive damages are available in tractor-trailer accidents. If either a truck driver or the company that has hired and employs the truck driver recklessly or needlessly endangers the lives, safety or property of another punitive damages are available. Also, if the truck driver or the trucking company has violated the federal motor carrier safety regulations and caused you injuries you may also be entitled to punitive damages.