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Factors that Can Lead to a Georgia Truck Accident

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The risk of severe or fatal injuries from an accident increases when a semi-truck is involved. This is especially true in certain circumstances such as inclement weather or when a truck travels at a high rate of speed. If you were the victim of a truck accident inGeorgia, an attorney can help determine if you are entitled to seek compensation through a claim.

There are certain factors that can increase the likelihood of a truck accident happening, such as:
  • employers who encourage their drivers to hurry through their routes;
  • unrealistic expectations of how long the driver should be on the road;
  • inadequate driver training;
  • history of violations by the truck driver;
  • truck driver distractions; and
  • disobeying traffic laws/signals.

In some cases, you may be able to hold the trucking company liable for your injuries, among other third parties, in addition to the driver. This will depend on the circumstances surrounding your accident and if you are partially to blame.

Considering the possibility of third-party involvement, it is imperative you gather as much evidence as possible to prove your claim and the compensation you are seeking before it ends up “missing.”

When You Need Legal Help after a Georgia Truck Accident
You may face a long road to recovery after your Georgia truck accident. In addition to learning what your rights are, you should know how to protect them. You can do that by obtaining one of our books that provides valuable tips to accident victims:  10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case and Property Damage Guide for Georgia. The law offices of Shane Smith are here to help. Contact a truck accident attorney at 1-770-HURT-999 (1-770-487-8999).

Category: Truck Accidents

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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