There are strict federal and Georgia state guidelines on the safety of tractor trailers and trucks to keep drivers out of harm’s way.
The trucking accident attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia, have extensive knowledge and experience in the trucking industry. Before starting their own firm, partners Geoff Pope and Marc Howard represented trucking companies, so they understand how these types of cases work. Now, they represent the victims in these accidents. As leading Atlanta lawyers in all tractor trailer negligence cases, including defective truck equipment, the team at Pope & Howard, P.C., helps garner just compensation for accidents that result in harm, injury, or death to motorists.
Pope & Howard, P.C., is dedicated to thoroughly investigating each individual defective trucking equipment case to find the problem that caused damage to the victim.
Defective equipment usually includes:
- Brakes: failure or malfunction to brake system causes sudden stops or does not enable
the driver to stop in time
- ABS: Defective Anti-Lock brake systems cause jackknives
- Safety Straps: Defective straps or other means to tie down supplies can burst and cause
debris to get free
- Trailer Hitch
With their extensive knowledge in trucking regulations and defective tractor trailer equipment, the skilled attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C., provide the legal attention each victim needs. Pope & Howard, P.C., will research the cause of the trucking accident, finding out if manufacturers or designers are indeed at fault for defective equipment.
With years of experience as trial lawyers, Marc Howard and Geoff Pope represent clients' interests who have been injured or treated wrongly due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered from any of the above wrongs, contact the experts at Pope & Howard P.C. to set up a free consultation. Contact us via our contact form or by phone: 404-885-9999.