Georgia Truck Accidents Blog

on August 10th, 2022

Why Is My Truck Accident Claim Taking So Long?

The time after a truck accident can be frustrating. If you’re not working because of your injuries, it can even be alarming. You may be wondering how you will pay for the medical bills that are piling up if you’re currently unable to work. Unfortunately, approximately 159,000 people were injured in truck accidents in the…

on June 20th, 2022

What Documents Do I Need for My Truck Accident Claim?

Unfortunately, you were involved in an accident with a large commercial truck that someone else caused, and you suffered serious injuries. You know you have the right to recover compensation for your injuries and other accident-related losses, and you want to establish the strongest case possible. You will want to document as much information as…

on June 10th, 2022

What You Should Never Say to Truck Driver After an Accident

If you were injured in an accident with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle that wasn’t your fault, what you say at the accident scene can have negative effects on your chances of obtaining the compensation you need and deserve. Truck accident claims are usually more complex than other vehicle accident claims. They require a…

on February 20th, 2022

Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents

Trucks are significantly larger, heavier, and more powerful than passenger vehicles. For this reason, accidents with a truck are often more dangerous and deadly than a crash between two cars. Yet, commercial trucks are an important part of the transportation and logistics system in the U.S. As a result, it’s important to drive safely and…

on January 10th, 2022

What You Need to Know About Your Truck Accident Claim

Filing a truck accident claim against the insurance company of the trucking company or truck driver is complicated. Insurance companies require a substantial amount of information about you and the accident. The claims process after a truck accident is usually more complicated than after a car accident. This is because there are more parties involved.…

on December 20th, 2021

How Texting While Driving Causes Truck Accidents

As cell phones become more and more useful to us, it’s important that we consider the potential hazards associated with their use. Though cell phones are integral to navigation, communication, and entertainment, using them while driving can be extremely dangerous behavior. This is particularly true for truck drivers. Not only are they breaking the law,…

on November 20th, 2021

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

After an accident, insurance company representatives will contact you to try to investigate your accident. To protect your rights and your ability to seek full and fair compensation for your injuries, there are some things that you should refrain from saying to them. What Is an Insurance Adjuster? Insurance adjusters are employed by insurance companies.…

on November 1st, 2021

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Anytime we travel on a road or highway, we’re likely to pass several tractor-trailers. We may tend to not give a second thought to these massive commercial vehicles and their drivers transporting goods from state to state. But if the unfortunate happens, and you’re involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer due to no fault…

on October 20th, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Car and Truck Accidents?

Car versus truck collisions are usually much more traumatic than car versus car crashes because the force of the impact often results in more death and serious injuries. Car/truck accidents are also a lot more complex because they require the party seeking recovery to prove how the accident happened, which of a variety of potential…

on October 10th, 2021

Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Commercial trucks have been responsible for more than 50,000 collisions, 16,000 injuries, and 428 deaths in Georgia over the past five years. Truck-on-car collisions routinely result in death or catastrophic injuries for the occupants of the car because of the increased weight and velocity of a loaded semi on the highway. Occupants of passenger vehicles…

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