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Tractor-Trailer / Wrongful Death

Posted on September 3, 2017 in

Perlotte, et al. v. Harrison Poultry et al., Superior Court of Oglethorpe County, Georgia. On October 15, 2009, an employee of Harrison Poultry was driving a Harrison Poultry tractor-trailer on Georgia Highway 10 in Oglethorpe County. The tractor-trailer drove into the rear of a pick-up truck. The force of the collision threw both the pick-up truck and the tractor-trailer into the oncoming lanes of traffic. All three men in the pick-up were killed in the collision. The Georgia State Patrol found 4 of the 6 brakes on the tractor were out of adjustment and unsafe to be on the road…. read more


Posted on September 3, 2017 in

Unnamed Plaintiff v. Unnamed Defendants. Injuries to driver of automobile who was hit by a Tractor-Trailer truck. Other information about this case is confidential at the request of defendants.

Tractor Trailer / Catastrophic Personal Injury

Posted on September 3, 2017 in

Bert Jessmon v. Greenwich Insurance Company, et al. State Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia. On a clear January morning, Bert Jessmon was working at the rear of a garbage truck in Ringgold, Georgia when he was pinned in between the rear of the garbage truck and a vehicle that had been struck by a commercial chipper truck owned and operated by W.A. Kendall & Company, Inc. Bert’s right leg was mangled and Bert nearly died at the scene. A helicopter flew Bert to a Level 1 trauma center where doctors amputated his right leg and performed numerous surgeries on his left… read more