Chamblee, Georgia Truck Accident
Tractor trailers are very heavy vehicles. They are much heavier than other motor vehicles such as passenger cars or vans. The difference in weight between these vehicles means that when they collide, the result can be catastrophic and can cause fatalities or serious injury. Chamblee, Georgia is a town of about 10,000 with several institutions of higher learning, including the University of Atlanta. This means that trucks, cars, SUV's and motorcycles have the potential to be struck by one of these massive trucks. Chamblee truck accident lawyers at Scholle Law help clients who have been harmed due to the negligence of another driver, including truck drivers who have caused serious or catastrophic injury.
When trucks are mixed with smaller vehicles there is always a possibility that an accident can occur. We know that speed can make a differnce depending on weather or the speed limitations in certain areas. The impact of a truck is most often extremely severe when traveling even at a normal rate of speed. A truck traveling at 35 miles per hour and colliding with a smaller vehicle can be very serious indeed. The resulting injuries can be such issues as broken bones, concussion, soft tissue injury and many others. These injuries can require a great deal of medical attention and when they are caused due to a truck driver or a truck that should not be the responsibility of the injured party. It should be the responsibility of the truck driver, the truck company, the truck owner and / or others.
The truck driver may be at fault for your injuries due to inattention, drowsiness, distraction, negligence, speeding, aggressive driving and many other possible issues. The trucking company might be responsible for failure to properly train the driver or to allow the driver to drive more hours than they should drive consecutively. These issues require the expertise of a lawyer with depth of knowledge of the federal trucking regulations and the law related to personal injury. The law must be applied to your case after an investigation of the facts of your truck crash. Depending on these facts, your case might settle or it might have to be tried.
Sometimes there are other parties that need to be brought into the lawsuit if there are multiple drivers that might have caused the truck crash. This decision is based on the facts discovered after investigation of your case or matter. The better the investigation, the more likely you will recover as much as possible from the insurance carrier or others who might be liable for what happened to you.
You will not know if your accident might be the fault of the truck driver or others until you contact experienced counsel. If you or someone you know is suffering from a Chamblee truck accident, contacting truck accident attorneys at Scholle Law as soon as possible is very important can make all the difference is getting the help you need to get back to your life and work. Please contact so that we can help you understand your legal options.