Semi-Truck Wreck Accidents
Over 500,000 semi-truck or tractor trailer accidents occur each year in the United States. About 1% of these wrecks, or 5,000 total, result in serious injury or fatalities, meaning approximately one out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision.
We all know the major interstates running through Atlanta are extremely busy due to the high number of vehicles on the road and the high volume of commercial activity in and outside of the Atlanta metro area.
In addition, there are significantly more semi-trucks packed into a relatively small area. Plus, the growing revenue of trucking companies means longer hauls and more hours for their overburdened fleet of drivers.
Some common causes of semi-truck accidents, as a result of negligence, include:
The experienced attorneys at Atlanta’s Pope & Howard, P.C. specialize in semi-truck accident cases in Georgia and beyond. Marc Howard and Geoff Pope both began their careers representing the very trucking and insurance companies that are not willing to give you a full settlement for the medical expenses, lost wages and suffering you and your family have incurred as a result of their negligence.
Pope & Howard, P.C., based in Atlanta, Georgia, is very knowledgeable and efficient when it comes to semi-truck accident cases and parsing through the myriad federal and state trucking laws, witnesses and hiring the right experts for your case.
Our Georgia semi-truck accident attorneys have been named Georgia Super Lawyers and among Georgia’s Elite. We regularly assist our clients outside of the court room too, helping them arrange the best medical care and answering any other questions or concerns they have going forward. Ultimately, we want each of our clients to have the peace of mind and dignity they deserve.