College Park Truck Accident Attorney
Truck accidents are a devastating and traumatic experience for all parties involved. As massive vehicles, trucks can cause significant damage, often resulting in severe injuries and fatalities. If you’ve Been involved in an accident with a truck, contact Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers for help with your truck accident claim.
Why Choose Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers For Your Truck Accident Claim?
You can trust Bowen Painter to represent your interests and guide you through the legal process, providing the support and advocacy you need during a challenging time. Here’s why you should work with us:
- Our extensive history of success and skill in both litigation and negotiation demonstrates our ability to secure favorable outcomes for our clients.
- By taking on only 5% of the cases we review, we ensure that each client receives the personal service and attention they deserve, resulting in a tailored and focused approach to their case.
- We are dedicated to helping our clients restore their lives and seek reparation for the damages they have suffered due to others’ negligence.
How An Attorney Can Help With Your Georgia Truck Accident Claim
An experienced truck accident attorney is essential in navigating the complicated legal process following a truck accident. They can assist you by doing the following:
Investigate: An attorney will gather all necessary evidence, speak with witnesses, and seek advice from experts to build a solid case for you.
Handle communication: They will communicate with insurance companies, opposing counsel, and other involved parties.
Determine liability: An attorney will analyze the evidence to identify all potential parties responsible for the accident.
Calculate damages: They will evaluate your injuries and losses, such as lost wages and medical expenses, to determine the appropriate compensation.
Negotiate settlements: An attorney will use their expertise to negotiate fair settlements with insurance companies and responsible parties.
Litigate if necessary: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, your attorney will be prepared to take your case to court.
Potential Liability in Truck Accident Cases
Truck accidents can result in severe injuries, property damage, and even fatalities. Multiple parties may be held liable for these accidents, depending on the circumstances. Here are some of the potential liable parties in truck accidents:
The truck driver may be held responsible if their actions or negligence led to the accident. Common reasons for truck driver liability include speeding, distracted driving, driving under the influence, aggressive driving, and fatigue due to violation of hours-of-service regulations.
The trucking company may face liability due to various factors such as inadequate training of drivers, poor maintenance of vehicles, negligence in the hiring process, and neglect in following safety regulations.
Truck Owner/Leasing Company
If the owner or leasing company of the truck fails to maintain the vehicle properly, they may be held responsible for an accident. This includes ensuring that the truck is in good working condition, tires are replaced when worn, and brakes are functioning correctly.
If an accident results from a defect in the truck or any of its components, the manufacturer may be held liable. This includes design flaws, manufacturing defects, or failure to warn about known safety issues.
If the cargo was improperly loaded, causing an imbalance or the load to shift, the party responsible for loading the cargo may be held liable. This could be the trucking company, a third-party loading company, or even the shipper in some cases.
If a third-party maintenance provider is responsible for servicing the truck and fails to perform necessary repairs or maintenance, they may be held liable for accidents resulting from their negligence.
In some cases, government entities can be held liable. For example, if the accident is due to poorly designed or maintained roads, lack of appropriate signage, or other infrastructure-related issues.
If other drivers on the road contributed to the accident, they may also be legally responsible. For example, if a car cuts off a truck, causing the truck driver to swerve and lose control, the driver of the car may be partially responsible for the accident.
Contact Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers For Help After Your Georgia Truck Accident
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, let us help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers today to schedule a free consultation.