Decatur Truck Accident Attorney
Truck accidents can be devastating. Many accidents involving trucks can result in major injuries or even death. If you or your loved one are involved in a truck accident
, hiring our law firm is the best route to take. We have the experience necessary and relentless passion to fight the big trucking companies in Georgia.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents
There are various ways in which a truck accident can occur, the most common causes are a result of negligence such as:
- Abruptly changing lanes
- Driving between large trucks
- Driving in the “Blind-Spots” -- areas where the truck driver has limited visibility
- Misjudging a truck’s speed
- Unsafe passing
- Unrealistic Expectations and Deadlines brought on by Trucking Companies
- Inadequate Training and lack of Truck Maintenance
- Driver Fatigue
- Improper Cargo Loading
- Distracted Driving
Our law team will work quickly in securing items from the scene, obtaining police reports, gathering witness statements and pictures to assist you with winning your case.
Federal Laws and Regulations for Truck Drivers
Our office is experienced in handling truck accident cases. We will make sure the trucker, who hit you, is abided by all U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) laws. We are experienced when it comes to evaluating the trucker’s conduct at the time of the accident and making sure you get the compensation you deserve.
REGULATIONS TRUCK DRIVERS MUST FOLLOW
- Proper Commercial Driver License
- Maximum Weight Permitted
- Product Liability/Quality Control of Trucks
- Transporting Hazardous Waste
If you or your loved ones are involved in a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Some settlements are resolved outside of court by the use of alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) such as mediation, negotiation and arbitration. Regardless of the route your case takes, our Attorneys have the skills to negotiate top dollar settlements in lieu of having to file your case with the court.
GIVE US A CALL IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A TRUCK OR AUTO ACCIDENT IN GEORGIA! 855-5-SHE-law