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Who Is Liable in a Moving Truck Accident?

Throughout Georgia, moving trucks play an important role in transporting our valuables and possessions. Yet moving truck accidents are a very serious matter. Because of the substantial size difference between a moving truck and an ordinary car, moving truck accidents can easily cause permanent injuries and death. In addition, moving trucks are often rented out to people or moving...

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18-Wheeler Sideswipes—What to Do During Lane Changes

Sideswipe accidents happen when two vehicles are traveling in the same direction, and one of those vehicles hits the side of the other. These are dangerous accidents, but significantly more so when one of the vehicles is an 18-wheeler truck. An 18-wheeler sideswipe accident can be deadly. Defensive driving can help reduce the risk of a sideswipe collision. If...

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Do Truck Accidents Go to Court in Georgia?

Accidents involving semi-trucks often cause severe damage and injury. A semi-truck with a loaded trailer can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Even an unloaded semi-truck weighs in at around 35,000 pounds. Compared to an average city vehicle, which weighs between 2,200 and 5,900 pounds, it’s clear why semi-truck accidents pose a high risk of harm to other drivers.  If...

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What Are The Main Reasons For A Truck Accident To Happen?

Truck accidents can occur for many reasons. Regardless of what caused a crash though, an accident will almost always cause catastrophic injuries, significant property damage, and even wrongful death. It is not always easy to determine what caused a collision, particularly while you are still at the scene and in shock from being seriously hurt. Still, it is important...

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The 5 Most Common Types Of Truck Accidents In Georgia

Truck accidents are some of the worst collisions on the roads in Georgia. Collisions are usually caused by negligent truck drivers, trucking companies that take shortcuts, and careless truck manufacturers. This negligence can take many forms, including distracted driving, improper hiring or training practices, and the use of defective parts on trucks. While there is more than one type...

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Can A Truck Manufacturer Be Held Liable In A Truck Accident Case?

After a truck accident, it is natural to want to blame the truck driver. Sometimes, it is even fairly obvious that the trucking company or the owner of the truck was to blame. Sometimes though, truck manufacturers are also at fault and these cases are not always so obvious. Truck manufacturers have a legal obligation to ensure the parts...

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Who Is Held Liable For My Injuries In A Truck Accident?

Commercial trucks are massive, and they are also extremely heavy. When they are involved in a crash with another vehicle, it is always the occupants of the smaller vehicle that will suffer the worst injuries. Truck accidents that occur on high-speed highways and interstates are the most severe and can even result in wrongful death. Truck accidents are different...

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5 Mistakes To Avoid While Driving This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and after the last two years of the pandemic, people are ready to celebrate! For many, that means loading up the vehicle and going on a road trip to visit loved ones, or just taking a much needed vacation.  If you are planning on getting behind the wheel at all this holiday, it...

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How To Avoid Commercial Truck Blind Spot Accidents

The blind spots on a commercial truck, also referred to as the no-zones, are extremely large. The blind spots on the sides of the truck are the largest. On the driver’s side, the blind spot extends one lane over from the driver’s side mirror to approximately the middle of the trailer. On the passenger side, the blind spot is...

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Do I Need An Attorney To Litigate My Truck Accident Case?

Large commercial vehicles can cause devastating injuries whenever they collide with pedestrians or other motorists. After a crash, many victims end up in the hospital and can stay there for weeks as they try to recover from traumatic injuries. If you were involved in a wreck, you might be asking yourself, “Do I need an attorney to litigate my...

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