Articles Tagged with Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys

A white triple-trailer semi truckWhile there are obviously many similarities between car and truck accidents, there are also some fundamental differences. From the potential issues involved to how the claim gets handled, truck accidents can be more complicated than car accident cases on a number of levels. For this reason, some personal injury attorneys specialize in truck accident claims so that they can better represent their clients. An experienced truck accident attorney can help you get compensated for your injuries quickly and fairly. 

The law firm of Slappey & Sadd has been working with truck accident victims in Atlanta and across the state of Georgia since 1992. We have the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to help you put your life back together. If you’re injured and need help, call us at 404-255-6677 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. 

Truck Accidents Are Often More Severe

A white triple-trailer semi truckThe NHTSA recently reported that fatal truck accidents are on the rise, seeing an increase of nine percent. This statistic is alarming for a number of reasons beyond the fact that commercial vehicles pose a greater risk of injury due to their increased size and weight. What is most troubling is that in many of these cases, the company that operates the vehicle valued its bottom line over the safety of other motorists. In this post, we’re going to review some of the challenges that are unique to commercial vehicle accidents.

What Caused The Accident?

In a private vehicle accident, usually only the other driver is to blame. With commercial vehicle accidents, however, there are a number of unique factors that may have caused your accident.