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The trucking company and their insurance company have had adjusters and accident investigation experts working for them since the day of the crash. Their job is to limit the money paid to you.

You need an experienced team of big truck wreck attorneys working for you and you need them now! We have former insurance company lawyers on our legal team. Call our experienced Athens truck accident lawyers now at 678-242-7626 (678-CHAPMAN) or 1-800-321-4477 and we will get right to work for you today!

Experienced Atlanta Commercial Trucking Accident Lawyers

In these trucking cases, EXPERIENCE MATTERS! Our legal team and experts understand the complex issues involved in trucking cases and have recovered millions for our injured clients.

A trucking case is not the same as a car wreck case. The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has many rules and regulations that apply to trucking companies, as do many states. You need experienced lawyers who know the DOT rules and regulations and who know how to find violations in trucking companies’ and drivers’ files, logs, and data.

Trucking companies are also required to carry large insurance policies. In Georgia, we can even name these insurance companies as a defendant in the lawsuit.

While big truck wreck accidents are not as common, they are deadly. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association documents nationwide the fatalities and frequency of these wrecks. These statics are alarming, and our injury lawyers in Athens know how to help.

Fatal Truck Accidents and Wrongful Death

Common Causes Of 18 Wheeler Accidents:

  • Adverse weather
  • Overloaded trailer
  • Inadequate maintenance
  • Defective equipment
  • Drug or alcohol use

Types Of Truck Accidents:

  • Box trucks
  • Cement trucks
  • Flatbed trucks
  • Garbage Trucks
  • Rollovers
  • Jackknife
  • Dump trucks
  • Tanker trucks
  • Underride accidents