Category: Truck Accidents

Georgia depends on semi-trucks to help bring goods into and out of our state. Many commercial 18-wheeler trucks carry loads of appropriate weight to maneuver safely on highways and roads. But when semi-trucks transport weight beyond the approved limits, the results are dangerous for the driver and everyone who shares…

Average Semi Truck Settlement

There truly is no average settlement in a commercial truck crash because each case is different. Every year, thousands of accidents involving 18-wheelers occur on roads and highways across the country, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Analysis Division.  Recovering from these devastating incidents can be a long…

If you suffered injuries in a truck accident at little to no fault of your own, you have a legal right to pursue compensation from the parties responsible for the crash. However, truck accident cases often involve multiple defendants and high monetary stakes. In turn, this can lead to very…

injured person after car crash

Even at low speeds, a car accident could result in serious and lasting injuries. Your symptoms will depend on the injuries you suffered and their severity. Having some idea of what you are in for after a crash can help your recovery by giving you a chance to make plans….

unsecured cargo on a semi trailer

Large commercial trucks often tow heavy trailers that are loaded down with cargo. Common types of freight include agricultural debris and equipment, consumer goods, hazardous materials, and more. Unless shipments are appropriately loaded, they could spill over and cause a catastrophic truck accident.  Truck drivers, trucking companies, and freight companies…

Tractor trailer truck driving in Georgia at night

The number of fatal truck accidents on the nation’s roads are at record highs, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). There was a 7.2 percent increase in deadly wrecks in a recent three-year period. During that same time, 827 people in Georgia were killed in large truck…