When dealing with a commercial truck accident claim, a Fulton personal injury attorney may recommend an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) like arbitration, instead of taking your claim to trial.

Some of the reasons ADR may be better suited for a commercial truck accident claim are:


  • ·        speed – an average arbitrated case finishes in approximately 15 months and a case going through the court system can last anywhere from 18 months to three years;
  • ·        cost - arbitration is not as complex as maneuvering through the court system, and resolutions are reached much faster. Because of this, costs are lower for litigants; and flexibility – many arbitrations are held when the litigants are available, such as in the evenings and weekends. This allows those involved to maintain their current schedules without having to juggle their normal daily activities.

Learn More About ADR From a Fulton County Personal Injury Attorney

When you’ve been hurt in a truck accident with a negligent commercial vehicle, you need to be assured that your medical expenses and financial losses are taken care of as soon as possible. Bringing your case to Georgia’s ADR system may be the best way.

Talk to Shane Smith Law, who can assess your case and advise you of ADR’s pros and cons. Shane Smith has written helpful resources for accident victims. Request your free copy of the 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case and Property Damage Guide for Georgia by calling 1-770-487-8999.

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