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Common Forms of Truck Accident Liability in an Atlanta Injury Claim (Part B)

Injuries that could arise from a truck accident include paralysis, limb amputations, severe burns and organ damage. Costly, long-term medical treatment can be necessary, so you will need the guidance of an Atlanta personal injury to pinpoint truck accident liability and hold all negligent parties accountable. 

More Types of Truck Accident Liability 

Other, less common types of truck accident liability: 

  • Impairment is another form of truck accident liability. Drivers who consume alcohol or take drugs, even prescription, prior to getting behind the wheel pose a serious risk to other drivers.
  • A truck driver’s failure to obey traffic laws can be the cause of an accident. Running red lights, stop signs, failing to yield and making improper lane changes are just some examples.
  • A truck driver may also be found liable if they are driving with an unsafe load. When the maximum load is exceeded or it is not properly secured, the driver or trucking company could be found at fault. 

If a truck driver acted in a careless or reckless manner and it caused you to sustain serious injuries, you may have the right to compensation. A claim can address your financial losses, such as your medical bills and lost wages. It can also take into consideration other losses suffered such as permanent disability, pain and suffering, mental anguish and more. 

Contacting an Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney 

Pursuing a claim against a truck driver can be very complicated, especially if other parties are also liable for your injuries. Because of this and the time-consuming process involved, it is best to seek legal counsel from a personal injury attorney in Atlanta. An attorney can explain your legal options and how best to protect your claim and your rights. While you focus on your healing and recovery, they will focus on your case. 

An attorney will work with the insurance company so that you don’t have to. Before you decide to negotiate with an insurance adjustor and accept their offer, contact the Law Offices of Jason Schultz to schedule a FREE consultation on your case – 404-474-0804.

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