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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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Spinal Cord Injuries From Truck Accidents

Spinal cord injuries are the type of catastrophic injury that can completely change a victim’s life. The spinal cord is incredibly sensitive and runs up the tunnel of the spinal column. Nerves branch of the spinal cord and carry signals from it to the rest of the body. Commercial trucks like big rigs and 18 wheelers are large, heavy...

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What Should I Do If I Am Hit By A Box Truck?

A box truck can be seen all around town making deliveries. Many prominent companies use box trucks, including FedEx, UPS, DHL, and even the Postal Service. A box truck has a distinctive “boxy” appearance, which has given rise to their name. If you have been struck by a box truck, you should follow the steps below. It is critical...

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Truck Accidents Require An Experienced Lawyer: A Guide To Georgia’s Direct Action Statute

Most motor vehicle accident claims are handled by insurance companies. With that in mind, you may be surprised to find out that Georgia law generally prohibits you from filing a personal injury lawsuit directly against a defendant’s insurance company unless there is an unsatisfied judgment. In fact, if you file a claim against the negligent driver, their insurance provider...

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