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Litigation or Alternative Resolution Dispute in Commercial Truck Accidents: A Fulton Personal Injury Attorney Advises (Part B)

If you’re the victim of a commercial truck accident, you probably want to resolve your personal injury claim as quickly as possible. In Georgia, truck accidents involving commercial vehicles may be resolved through the state’s court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR). A Fulton personal injury attorney can explain how the system may aid in resolving your case with a trucking company or other responsible party. 

Georgia’s Alternative Dispute Resolution 

The ADR system in Georgia was instituted in 1993. The goal of the system was to have more cases heard with fewer state resources expended. It also helped save litigants their own money and time in resolving their cases. 

The ADR system allows for two parties in a case to try more effectively to come to a mutual agreement, instead of having attorneys battle in court. Fulton personal injury attorneys will tell you it is sometimes more difficult to win a personal injury case in trial because you have to convince a jury of 12 to agree and award you the compensation you deserve. 

Not every case is best handled through ADR. There are times when taking your case to court is worth the time and expense. This is why it is important for you to consult a Fulton personal injury attorney specialized in truck accident cases. 

Fulton Personal Injury Attorney 

Victims of a commercial truck accident need legal experts on their side. Talk to a Fulton personal injury attorney, who can help protect your rights to full compensation. 

The Law Offices of Shane Smith are experienced in truck accident claims and will provide you with the caring and responsive legal services you need. Find out more on what you should and shouldn’t do by requesting a free copy of one of Shane Smith’s books: 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case and Property Damage Guide for Georgia. Call today: 1-770-HURT-999.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia