Georgia Trucking Accident Attorney
Have you been injured by a Truck?
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 Attorney
Having helped hundreds of victims of truck accidents, our lawyers know how to get the money you need for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other expenses arising from an accident. We offer free initial consultations to evaluate your claim and work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that we get paid when our clients recover financial compensation by way of settlement or judgment.
- Truck Accidents General Information
- Truck Accident Information Center
- Accident Scene Reconstruction
- Truck Accident FAQ
- Truck Injury Blog
- Ralph Scoccimaro on Trucking Lawyers
Our lawyers have long term working relations with many doctors, medical specialists and other professionals. This sometimes aids in coordinating your payment source to your medical specialist to facilitate treatment for serious or catastrophic injury, such as back injury, neck injury, or brain injury. These professionals also may be called to testify on our clients’ behalf.
We do not settle cases quickly; we work closely with each client to make sure that we build a solid case for trial. Our auto accident attorneys are experienced, aggressive trial lawyers. However, if our extensive trial preparations convince our opponents to settle out of court for a sufficient sum, we are always willing to spare our clients the stress of a trial.
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?
What is a truck accident?
If injured by a semi or commercial truck, do I have a better case for receiving damages?
How do I know which lawyer to hire for my truck injury case?
Is there any information I should get to support a potential claim?
Should I contact the other driver’s insurance company?
How soon after an accident should I contact an attorney?
Should I talk to the other driver’s insurance company?
I have been asked to release my medical records to the truck driver’s insurance adjuster. Should I do this?
If I file a personal injury claim, will we settle out of court or go to trial?
If I feel fine after a truck accident, should I still go to see a doctor?
I feel that I may have contributed to the truck accident. What should I do?
How much does it cost to speak with you about my situation?
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.
Auto accidents, boat wrecks, pedestrian accidents, motorcycles and drunk driver accidents.
Bus accidents, train crashes, elevator malfunction, subway accidents and other common carrier accidents.
Collisions with cars, Collisions with Trucks, Collisions with other vehicles, single-bike accidents.
Birth injuries, misdiagnosis, surgical errors, ER errors, Prescription drug errors.
Defective products, Dangerous construction, Poor product design, Negligence, faulty products
Slips and fall, Inadequate security, Inadequate lighting, Falling objects, Mantraps, Dog bites and other.
Any case in which someone’s death is due to the negligence of another person or organization.
Dangerous toys, Defective child seats, Dog bites, Drowning, Playground injury, Day care negligence
Crashes with tractor trailers, Truck driver fatigue, Weight violations, Sleep apnea, Negligent hiring, impaired driving
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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