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Truck Accidents can Result in TBIs

Truck accidents occur regularly on our nation’s highways, often resulting in serious injury and property damage. Truck accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, and when negligence is involved, victims can recover through a Georgia personal injury lawsuit. Many parties may be liable in a truck accident injury, including the truck driver, the truck manufacturer, the trucking company, or even the party that owns the cargo that the truck is carrying.  Anyone who has been injured in a semi-truck accident should contact an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible to have their case reviewed. The attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated personal injury advocates who work hard to get our clients the compensation they deserve.

The injuries that people can sustain in a trucking accident can range from minor injuries such as bumps or bruises to more serious injuries that may result in long-term complications. One common injury that people may sustain in a truck accident is a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. TBIs occur when a blow or jolt to the head causes an interference with normal brain function. TBIs can be very serious injuries, and it is important for anyone who suspects that he or she has sustained a TBI seek immediate medical attention. Some common signs and symptoms of a TBI include the following:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Sensitivity to light and sound
  • Decreasing levels of consciousness
  • Irrational behavior
  • Issues with fine motor control
  • Seizure


There are many other signs and symptoms of TBI, and it is important for anyone who has been injured in a truck accident to undergo a full medical evaluation as soon as possible.

Contact a Gwinnett truck accident attorney for a free consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Potential damages available in a semi-truck accident case include compensation for medical bills, lost income, property damage, and pain and suffering, among others. The truck accident attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated to helping victims of negligence recover. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, call our office today at (770) 487-8999.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia