Causes of Truck Accidents


Causes of Truck Accidents

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Atlanta Law Firm Fighting for the Rights of Georgia Trucking Accident Victims

Professional truck drivers are held to a higher standard. They carry the additional responsibility of knowing how their trucks are going to react in specific situations and what to do to avoid an accident. Many different things can contribute to the cause of a trucking accident, making these cases very difficult to prove at times.

If you have been injured in an accident involving a commercial vehicle, it is important that you have an experienced personal injury lawyer who has the ability to see that all negligent parties are held accountable for the harm you have suffered. At the W. Winston Briggs Law Firm in Atlanta, we have experience handling all types of trucking accident cases for clients throughout Georgia.

Determining the Cause to Identify the Responsible Parties

Briggs WinstonWhen you hire our firm, we will fully investigate your accident to determine exactly how it happened and what caused it. By uncovering the root cause of the accident, we are able to identify the negligent parties who should be held accountable for your injuries. With every case we take, we seek compensation from every party that shared in the liability for your injuries.

We represent clients in trucking accidents resulting from any cause, including:

  • Unsecured loads
  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Fifth-wheel decouplement
  • Negligent trucking maintenance
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act (FMCSA) or Department of Transportation (DOT) violations
  • Equipment malfunctions
  • Tire blowouts
  • Brake and steering failures
  • Driver negligence

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your truck accident injuries and learn more about your legal options. You can reach us by phone or via e-mail. We take most cases on a contingency basis, which means that you don’t pay any attorney’s fees unless we win compensation for you.

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