Friday, May 8th, 2020
If you’ve been in a catastrophic truck accident, all you should be focused on is making a full recovery. Let the experts worry about seeking compensation your medical bills. The experienced truck accident attorneys at Pope and Howard, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia, are here to help guide you through your options after a truck accident… Read More
Friday, July 12th, 2019
If you or a loved one have been involved in a truck accident on the Georgia Interstate, the consequences can be severe. Truck accidents are often more catastrophic than regular vehicular accidents due to the sheer size of the vehicle. Life-threatening injuries such as brain damage and nerve damage, bruises, and broken or fractured bones… Read More
Friday, December 8th, 2017
Trucks can cause serious accidents if another vehicle on the road is involved. With their massive bulk, trucks often take up a large part of the roadway, and can often force other vehicles off the road during treacherous turns, bad weather, or other conditions.
Cases where a truck forces a driver off the road can… Read More
Friday, July 28th, 2017
Trucking is still the predominate method of transporting goods across the United States. In fact, there are more than 15 million trucks on the road, responsible for transporting nearly 70% of all US freight.
With so many trucks on the road, truck accidents are bound to occur. The United States Department of Transportation estimates that… Read More
Monday, January 16th, 2017
Learn what to do next from the Atlanta lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C.
Car and truck accidents can cause serious injuries to those involved. Some severe vehicle accidents result in paralysis, forever altering the victim’s life. In fact, of the 5.4 million people living with paralysis in the United States, 27 percent were caused… Read More
Thursday, October 13th, 2016
When a passenger vehicle and a commercial truck collide, the outcome can be catastrophic. A powerful commercial truck can cause extreme property damage and personal injuries, and – in some situations – even death.
Unfortunately, oftentimes the truck driver is at fault for the accident because of his or her erratic behavior, putting passenger vehicles… Read More
Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Commercial trucks are considerably larger than personal vehicles, so when accidents happen, significant personal and property damage can occur. It can be a little scary to figure out the necessary steps to take after a commercial truck accident, so the experienced truck accident attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. are here to help.
Immediate Steps… Read More
Monday, August 11th, 2014
Law suits are now being filed for the tractor trailer accident that left comedian Tracy Morgan hospitalized and fatally injured comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair.
On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Wal-Mart truck driver Kevin Roper allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel and failed to slow his tractor-trailer in traffic. He struck a Mercedes… Read More
Friday, June 13th, 2014
On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Wal-Mart truck driver Kevin Roper failed to slow his tractor-trailer in traffic, and struck a Mercedes limo-bus chauffeuring comedian Tracy Morgan to New York City. The incident happened on the New Jersey Turnpike when Roper attempted to swerve his truck away from the limo bus.
The tractor-trailer overturned… Read More
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
When truck drivers engage in distracted driving behaviors, not only are they a road hazard, they often cause catastrophic or fatal accidents. An investigative report from Good Morning Americashows that a large number of commercial truck drivers text or talk on the phone when behind the wheel. This startling investigation brings to light a… Read More