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Skilled Truck Accident Lawyer in Griffin, Georgia Protects Rights of Injured Victims

Experienced litigator pursues justice for people hurt in crashes with big rigs

When a collision with a commercial vehicle leads to an injury, our Griffin GA truck accident attorney at Evans & Evans Attorneys at Law, P.C. aggressively pursues justice for crash victims. We represent the interests of people throughout Spalding County who have been seriously harmed in accidents caused by the negligence of truck drivers and other parties.

Attorney handles the types of truck accidents typical in Spalding County

Jackknifes, tire blowouts and rear-end collisions are some of the deadliest types of commercial vehicle accidents. When these incidents occur on already dangerous and busy Spalding County roadways, such as I-75 and Highway 16, devastating damage can result. These massive vehicles can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, posing a tremendous risk of serious injury to occupants of passenger cars and trucks. If you’ve been hurt in a truck accident, we’ll work to hold the responsible parties accountable. Our skilled attorney has successfully handled hundreds of truck and auto accident cases.

Common causes of truck accidents in Griffin GA

Our firm handles all types of truck accident cases, and investigates to determine if one of these common factors led to an injury:

  • Fatigued driving
  • Drunk and drugged driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Poor driver training
  • Negligent or faulty truck maintenance

No matter the cause of your truck accident, we’ll examine the evidence involved and advise you about your options for a legal claim.

What to do if you get hit by a truck in Georgia

To help protect your rights after a collision with an 18-wheeler or another type of commercial vehicle, be sure to:

  • Get medical attention and keep records of all your doctor visits
  • Exchange contact information with the truck driver
  • Get a copy of the police report taken at the scene
  • Get names and contact information for any eyewitnesses to the accident

One thing you should not do is speak with the trucking company, their attorney or insurer before you have chosen an accident lawyer. We are highly experienced in dealing with commercial trucking companies and representatives and will effectively advocate for your interests against them.

How common are truck accidents and what compensation is available to plaintiffs?

In some years, more than 200 people die in Georgia large truck accidents. Thousands more are injured annually in these collisions. When you’ve been hit by a semi-truck because someone else didn’t take sufficient care, you might be able recover compensation for your medical bills and other damages. The amount of your potential payment depends on how badly you were injured and who was liable for the harm. In truck accidents, sometimes trucking companies and other defendants, such as parts manufacturers, can be held liable in addition to drivers. When our Griffin personal injury attorney examines all the factors in your case, he will advise you about parties that may be held liable.

Contact a Griffin truck accident lawyer for help when you’ve been injured

Evans & Evans Attorneys at Law, P.C. in Griffin stands up for the rights of Georgians throughout the Spalding County area when they have suffered serious injuries in accidents involving commercial trucks. To schedule a free consultation, call our firm at 770-228-5530 or contact us online.

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