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Dedicated Legal Advocacy for Individuals Severely Injured by Heavy Trucks
Have you suffered irreparable damage as a result of a serious truck accident? Are you attempting to negotiate claim settlement on your own with an insurance provider to receive the compensation and damages that you deserve? Reach out to The Brogdon Firm today for skilled and experienced professional representation. Our Atlanta truck accident attorney, Gino Brogdon, Jr., and his legal team are prepared to advocate on your behalf to help you recover payment for any and all damages incurred. We will do whatever we can to ensure that you receive the compensation you are owed, even if that means taking the at fault party to court. Our trial tested team is ready for anything, so give us a call now.
Trucks pose an inevitable hazard on public roads due to their large size and weight. A semi-truck or big rig can easily weigh 80,000 pounds, translating to 30 times the size of the average passenger vehicle. While trucks are involved in fewer accidents per 100 million road miles than conventional vehicles, the accidents they do cause are more likely to be fatal accidents.
The Brogdon Firm is a law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. We believe in representing clients with excellence and fighting for them with all of the resources at our disposal. If you were injured in a Georgia truck accident, make our firm your go-to for legal advice and counsel. Find out what the next steps are and how to pursue compensation for your injuries.
What Causes Most Truck Accidents?
The trucking industry is massive and is made up of numerous moving parts. Trucking companies must coordinate together to ensure deliveries are made on time while also following strict federal and state trucking regulations. Additionally, truckers are often under pressure from their employers to drive for long hours in order to make deadlines.
With these and other factors combined, it is easy to see how trucking accident claims can quickly become complex—not only will an investigation be needed to determine the cause of the accident, but also a number of parties may potentially be liable for your injuries as well. Which party that is, whether it was the trucker driver, the manufacturer, or a combination of people, may take time to determine. Fortunately, our team is adept at handling truck accident claims, as we have been handling them for nearly a decade. We will look at driver logbooks and other data, interview witnesses and experts, and conduct other investigations to determine who is at fault so we can seek the full compensation you deserve.
Crashes with large trucks are often caused by factors such as:
- Dangerous driving for road/weather conditions
- Veering off the edge of the road
- Drifting lanes
- Tire blowouts
- Moving cargo/cargo coming loose and falling off
- Driver exhaustion/falling asleep behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Insufficient driver training
- Defective truck parts
- Poor truck maintenance
As you can see, in addition to the truck driver, the loading company, the trucker’s employer, the truck’s manufacturer, and others may be potentially at fault for a truck accident.
Accidents involving commercial trucks can be quite serious and result in devastating injuries and even death. Please contact the Atlanta trucking accident attorney at The Brogdon Firm if you or your loved one has been injured in a truck accident. Our Atlanta truck accident lawyer is prepared to fight on your behalf to obtain justice and get you back on your feet after an accident.
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