Georgia Trucking Accident Lawyer


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Georgia Truck Accident Lawyers

At Scoccimaro Law Group our main focus is helping victims of truck accidents whose families have suffered from wrongful death, serious injury, and “catastrophic injury” which including debilitating conditions such as back injury, neck injury, brain injury, and more.

Serving Atlanta, Macon, Dalton, Birmingham, Alabama,
Tallahassee, Florida, Columbia, South Carolina, and Nationwide.

Georgia Trucking Accident Lawyers

Welcome to Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group – Premier Trucking and Catastrophic Injury Lawyers in Albany, Georgia.

At Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group, we understand that trucking accidents can result in catastrophic injuries that forever alter the lives of victims and their families. As a distinguished personal injury law firm based in Albany, Georgia, we specialize in providing expert legal representation for those who have suffered catastrophic injuries from trucking accidents. Led by the accomplished attorney Ralph Scoccimaro, our team has a proven track record of securing substantial settlements, including one of the greatest in Georgia history for a trucking injury case.

Why Choose Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group for Catastrophic Trucking Injury Cases

1. Specialized Expertise: 
Catastrophic injuries demand a specialized understanding of the physical, emotional, and financial challenges faced by victims. Our legal team possesses the expertise required to navigate the complexities of catastrophic trucking injury cases, including Accident Scene Reconstruction, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the incident.

2. Groundbreaking Settlements:
Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group is proud to have secured groundbreaking settlements, demonstrating our commitment to achieving exceptional results for our clients. We recognize the profound impact that catastrophic injuries can have, and our track record reflects our dedication to obtaining justice.

3. Thorough Investigation:
Catastrophic trucking injuries often involve complex circumstances. Our legal team conducts thorough investigations, collaborating with Accident Scene Reconstruction experts to analyze the incident meticulously. This comprehensive approach ensures a solid foundation for your case and establishes a clear understanding of the events leading to the catastrophic injury.

4. Compassionate Advocacy:
We provide compassionate advocacy for victims of catastrophic injuries, understanding the immense physical and emotional toll these incidents take. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you secure compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation, lost wages, and the long-term impact on your quality of life.

5. Client-Focused Approach:
At Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group, we prioritize our clients’ well-being. Our client-focused approach means that we not only pursue legal remedies but also provide the support and guidance needed during challenging times. Your concerns and goals are central to our legal strategy.

Our Areas of Expertise in Catastrophic Trucking Injury Law:

1. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI):
Catastrophic trucking accidents can result in severe head injuries. We have experience advocating for victims with traumatic brain injuries, ensuring they receive the necessary medical care and compensation.

2. Spinal Cord Injuries:
Our legal team is well-versed in representing individuals with catastrophic spinal cord injuries, working tirelessly to address ongoing medical needs and seek compensation for long-term care.

3. Burn Injuries and Amputations:
Catastrophic injuries may include severe burns or limb amputations. Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group is equipped to handle the complexities of such cases and pursue justice for the physical and emotional impact suffered.

Contact Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group Today:

If you or a loved one has experienced catastrophic injuries from a trucking accident, seek experienced legal representation. Contact Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group for a free consultation. Our dedicated catastrophic injury lawyers, equipped with Accident Scene Reconstruction expertise, are ready to fight for your rights and pursue the compensation needed to rebuild your life. Your journey to justice and recovery starts here.

Trucking Regulations and How They Are Violated

Truck accident lawyers do much more than wrangle with insurance companies. Finding who is at fault for an accident involving any commercial vehicle necessitates intimate knowledge of the many motor carrier safety regulations. Therefore, there are many issues involved in truck accident cases that are not found in other auto accident lawsuits. If a semi-truck driver or trucking company is found to be in violation of trucking regulations (as often many are), a case can change dramatically in favor of our client.

There are many motor carrier safety regulations that semi-truck drivers and the companies that employ them regularly break, thus endangering the lives of everyone else on the road. Just a few are:

Trucker fatigue: Many truckers go beyond their permitted service hours and do not get enough rest in order to race their goods to their destinations. Often the trucking companies are complicit, by forcing them to make unreasonable quotas.

Sleep apnea: Related to trucker fatigue, sleep apnea is a huge problem in trucking. Often truckers say that they are sleeping when they are actually riding in the back of a tractor trailer while someone else drives. As the 18-wheeler bounces down the road, the driver is not really getting sufficient rest, causing a condition called sleep apnea.

Negligent hiring and supervision: Sometimes it is not only the negligent act of the driver that causes a wreck, but the negligence of the trucking company for turning a blind eye to infractions or encouraging a driver to drive more miles than he or she should. Trucking companies have no excuse; they use a system called Qualcomm that tracks the hours and speed traveled by every truck.

For those needing more information on the legal issues involved in truck accidents, our lawyers have provided a Truck Accidents Information Center.

You Must Act Quickly

As with any personal injury case, it is very important to contact an attorney soon after a truck accident. The lawyers of our firm immediately begin work protecting important documents and “black box” information that trucking companies can destroy six months after the crash. If possible, we also need to have our accident reconstruction experts to examine the site of the crash.

Contact Our Attorneys

In every case involving truck accidents, our lawyers prepare every case for trial — even if we work toward an out-of-court settlement, our trial preparations give us an edge in negotiations. Contact our Georgia truck accident lawyers or fill out our intake form as soon as possible for a free initial consultation. We help people injured on Interstate 75 (I75), Interstate 10 (I10), Interstate 20 (I20), Interstate 85 (I85), or anywhere in or near Albany, Macon, Dalton, Birmingham, Alabama, Tallahassee, Florida, Columbia, South Carolina, and other locations throughout the South.

Georgia Trucking Accident FAQs

Can I hire your firm to represent me if I live in another state?
We can absolutely help you with a trucking injury claim in another state. We will work with local legal counsel to assure you get the best possible representation for your injury claim.
What is a truck accident?
A truck accident is an accident involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle, motorcycle or pedestrian.
If injured by a semi or commercial truck, do I have a better case for receiving damages?
Yes, you do. As professional drivers, truckers are expected to meet higher standards. If you are injured in an accident and a violation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Act can be proven, you may have a case against not only the driver but the carrier as well.


How do I know which lawyer to hire for my truck injury case?
The best way to make sure you get the compensation you deserve is to hire an experienced truck injury lawyer – not just a personal injury lawyer. Don’t hire a “quick settlement” lawyer. Hire a lawyer who knows the business.


Is there any information I should get to support a potential claim?
Yes. You should take pictures or have someone take picturesof the accident scene as soon as possible. Evidence can be cleaned up within hours. Also, take pictures of yourself and passengers immediately after the accident. Follow up with pictures a few days later, when bruises, etc. become apparent.
Should I contact the other driver’s insurance company?
Not unless you want to jeopardize your case, hire a truck accident attorney to handle any communication. The other side can twist something you have said so that you are robbed of much of the compensation you deserve, if not all of it.
How soon after an accident should I contact an attorney?
When dealing with a truck accident, it is important to make contact with an attorney as soon as possible. You can be sure that the trucking company already has a lawyer on the case. You need an experienced lawyer on your side.
Should I talk to the other driver’s insurance company?
Absolutely not. If you are contacted by another driver’s insurance company, politely decline to talk with them. Insurance companies’ claims adjusters are professional negotiators with extensive experience and are well trained to ask questions designed to hurt or reduce your claim. You should seek the advice of an experienced personal injury attorney, who can determine the best way to proceed.


I have been asked to release my medical records to the truck driver’s insurance adjuster. Should I do this?
Absolutely not. Consult a qualified personal injury attorney before releasing any information, or your case could be seriously damaged.
If I file a personal injury claim, will we settle out of court or go to trial?
Many lawyers prefer to settle out of court. This usually means smaller awards for injuries. The answer depends on several factors including the extent of your injury and the amount the insurance company offers to settle. If we feel that the amount is fair to you, we will settle out of court. But that is hardly ever the case with the first offer. If the offer is unacceptable, we are not afraid to take the case to trial.
If I feel fine after a truck accident, should I still go to see a doctor?
Anyone who was in the car during an accident should consider seeing a doctor to make sure that there aren’t any hidden injuries. Often you won’t feel the effects of an injury until the next day or two. You should schedule a doctor’s visit the day of the accident.
I feel that I may have contributed to the truck accident. What should I do?
While you may feel that you are at least partly at fault, you may not be the best judge of that fact. There are many factors that contribute to an accident: alcohol, road conditions, faulty manufacturer installation and other causes. It’s better not to shoulder any blame at the scene of the accident, and let more qualified investigators evaluate the accident scene and trucker’s information.
How much does it cost to speak with you about my situation?
We never charge for an initial consultation and for a review of the facts surrounding your case.

Contact Our Georgia Truck Accident Lawyers

In every case involving truck accidents, our lawyers prepare every case for trial even if we work toward an out-of-court settlement, our trial preparations give us an edge in negotiations.Contact our Georgia truck accident lawyers as soon as possible for a free initial consultation. We help people injured on Interstate 75 (I75), Interstate 10 (I10), Interstate 20 (I20), Interstate 85 (I85), or anywhere in or near Albany, Macon, Dalton, Birmingham, Alabama, Tallahassee, Florida, Columbia, South Carolina, and other locations throughout the South.


Areas of Practice

At Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group, we are committed to providing personalized and dedicated legal representation across a range of practice areas. If you need a personal injury attorney or truck injury lawyer in Albany, Georgia, trust us to be your advocates in seeking justice and fair compensation.

Auto Accidents

If you've been injured in a car accident, our personal injury attorneys are here to guide you through the legal process. We strive to obtain the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Common Carrier

Accidents involving common carriers such as buses or public transportation require specialized legal expertise. We represent individuals injured in these incidents, holding responsible parties accountable.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries. Our legal team has the knowledge and experience to navigate the intricacies of motorcycle accident cases, advocating for the rights of riders.

Nursing Home Abuse

Protecting the elderly is a priority. Our legal team advocates for victims of nursing home abuse, pursuing legal action against facilities and individuals responsible for neglect or mistreatment.

Medical Malpractice

If you've suffered harm due to medical negligence, our medical malpractice attorneys are here to help. We navigate the complexities of medical malpractice cases to seek justice for our clients.

Product Liability

When a defective product causes harm, our product liability attorneys work to establish accountability. Whether it's a design flaw or manufacturing defect, we pursue compensation for injuries caused by unsafe products.

Property injuries

Whether you've been injured on someone else's property due to negligence, unsafe conditions, or inadequate security, our premises liability attorneys work to establish liability and secure compensation.

Workers Comp

Injured on the job? Our workers' compensation lawyers are here to ensure you receive the benefits and support you are entitled to after a workplace injury.

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence is devastating. We offer compassionate legal support to families pursuing wrongful death claims, seeking compensation for their loss.

Child Injury

Our compassionate team understands the unique challenges of child injury cases. Whether due to accidents, negligence, or product liability, we are dedicated to securing compensation for the well-being and future of the young victims.

Truck Accidents

Specializing in truck injury law, we handle cases arising from collisions involving commercial vehicles. Our expertise ensures a thorough understanding of the complex regulations and factors involved in truck accidents.

Catastrophic Injury

Cases involving catastrophic injuries require a nuanced approach. Our legal team is experienced in handling complex cases, working to secure compensation for the long-term consequences of severe injuries.

Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group will litigate truck accident and trucking injury cases so you receive the greatest possible money recovery. This goes for Georgia and any other state. Ralph Scoccimaro specializes in trucking accident law and also protects clients who have been injured in motorcycle accidents, boating accidents by drunk driver and unsafe drivers, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, and highway construction and building construction accidents. No matter what your injury, if you were not at fault, Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group will represent you to the best of our ability.

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