Accidents involving large commercial trucks can be devastating for those involved. Unfortunately, these accidents occur on a regular basis throughout the state of Georgia. At Butler Wooten & Peak LLP, our team is here to help if you need an Alpharetta truck accident lawyer by your side. We have extensive experience handling complex vehicle accident cases. Our attorneys have the resources necessary to fully investigate these claims, so let us help you secure the compensation and closure you need right now.
Truck accident cases can become very complicated in Alpharetta, which is why it is crucial to have a skilled attorney helping you through this process. There are often many parties involved in truck accident cases, all of which typically have more resources at their disposal than the actual injury victim. A truck accident lawyer can help level the playing field.
An attorney can use the resources of their office to fully investigate every claim, which includes obtaining all evidence needed to prove liability. In these cases, that can include:
Additionally, an attorney will ensure their client is evaluated by a trusted medical professional who can fully assess the situation and help properly calculate total losses.
Data available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency responsible for regulating the safety of these vehicles, shows us that a fully loaded commercial truck can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. When compared to a traditional passenger vehicle that averages approximately 4,000, we can see why these incidents often lead to such devastating injuries for those involved.
At Butler Wooten & Peak LLP, our Athens truck accident attorneys have helped those who have sustained the following in these incidents:
Data available from the National Safety Council shows that there were more than 5,000 trucks involved in fatal collisions and more than 118,000 trucks involved in injury collisions during the latest reporting year across the United States. These incidents occur in a variety of ways, often due to the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company. It is crucial for drivers and companies to uphold the highest safety standards to ensure that everybody on the roadway is safe around these vehicles.
If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by a commercial truck driver or trucking company in Alpharetta, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Butler Wooten & Peak LLP, our team has the experience and resources necessary to fully investigate these claims, determine liability, and help secure the compensation our clients need. This can include coverage of their medical bills, lost income, property damage expenses, pain and suffering losses, and more. When you need an Alpharetta truck accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (800) 242-2962.