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Serious Georgia Injuries Can Cost You More than Common Ones


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1/28/2012
Shane Smith
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A minor accident with a commercial truck may result in whiplash, bruises and small cuts. These common injuries are often not severe enough to warrant serious medical treatment, nor is there much risk of any long-term suffering. However, because truck accidents are often catastrophic and sometimes fatal, the financial and emotional impact may be worse.

Some of the serious types of injuries that can occur from a truck accident include: 
  • traumatic brain injury (TBI);
  • loss of limb;
  • internal bleeding;
  • severe burns; and
  • spinal cord injury. 
These injuries may cost you in several ways. The initial treatment for injuries like internal bleeding and burns may require several surgeries and weeks of recovery in the hospital. Once you’re stabilized, injuries like TBI or spinal cord injury can result in permanent disability. This may mean in-home medical care, assistive devices and ongoing therapy.

Even common injuries from truck accidents can create long-term complications if they are severe enough. It’s important to remember that you have the right to seek compensation for your damages if the negligence of a truck driver was the cause of your truck accident. An Atlanta personal injury attorney can help you file your claim against the driver and seek a fair settlement.

Contact an Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

After a serious or fatal truck accident you and your family may be dealing with the grief of serious injury, loss of a loved one, and financial burdens. During this difficult time it’s easy to get frustrated with your situation – you didn’t deserve to suffer due to the negligence of another!

At The Law Offices of Shane Smith we help accident victims seek justice when trucks cause accidents that result in serious injury and losses due to negligent drivers. We have helped victims in Atlanta and the surrounding areas file truck accident claims when they have suffered serious injuries like TBI or internal bleeding.

Before making the decision to hire an Atlanta personal injury attorney, request a copy of our FREE eBooks, I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver: What Do I Do Next? and 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case. Our guides contain valuable information on how to handle filing a claim for serious injuries or wrongful death caused by a negligent driver. When you’re ready to get started on your claim, contact us to set up a FREE consultation – 1-770-487-8999.


Category: Truck Accidents

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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