• Truck Accident 03.11.2014

    “Hi Gary. Love your show and thanks for taking my question.

    hit the rear of my dad’s car.

    But let me start off by saying the men and women that are out there driving tractor trailers are extremely important to our economy.

    Unfortunately, not ALL of them perform that way ALL of the time.
    Some people refer to Tractor Trailers as

    As large as these trucks are, even a relatively low impact collision can often lead to serious injuries or even death.

    Do I need a Lawyer – Semi-Truck Crash in Georgia

    A typical, fully loaded large commercial truck can weigh over 80,000 pounds while an average passenger automobile weighs approximately 3,000 pounds. Will you dad be able to take on the tractor trailer company, the insurance company, and their lawyers by himself – especially when he is trying to recuperate from his injuries? Claims against a trucking company can be very complex, and they have many legal issues that need to be investigated right away. If you don’t act quickly, the evidence against the truck driver or the trucking company could be lost.

    This log reflects when they start their day, all stops along the way, and certifies that they have inspected their vehicles.
    These logs can also be used as evidence that the driver was speeding between his last stop and where the wreck occurred,
    or that he suffered from driver fatigue because of the number of hours he spent on the road.

    When these trucks and the trailers they pull are properly maintained, it helps prevent brake failures and tire blowouts.

    Plus these trucking companies must use strict standards when they hire these truck drivers.
    They must continue to supervise the drivers too to make sure they are not operating their rigs in an unsafe manner.
    Now I am a big advocate of defensive driving, so let me give you some tips to try and prevent injuries on the highway and avoid these accidents altogether.

    (3) Pay attention to the trucks turn signals and don’t travel for long periods of time next to a tractor trailer.
    If you or a family member is involved in a tractor trailer wreck, the single most important piece of advice I can give you is this:
    Call a lawyer. If not us, please call a lawyer that has experience handling tractor trailer claims. It is a BAD idea to try and take on the trucking company, their insurance company, and their lawyers by yourself.

    The consultation is FREE and completely confidential.

    So give us a call right now. (770) 934-8000.
    And stay tuned for more of “Do I Need A Lawyer”. We’ll be right back.

    Truck Accident Lawyers

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