TRUCK ACCIDENTS ATTORNEY IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Are You a Victim of A Big-Rig Collision?
With the increased power and volume of large commercial vehicles comes an increased potential for destruction. Commercial trucks can weigh as much as 20 times what the average passenger vehicle weighs.
Because of the added potential for destruction, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has strict regulations for commercial vehicle drivers and the companies that employ them. Failure to observe these federal rules and regulations – which include adequate training and testing as well as mandatory rest periods and regular vehicle inspections – could have devastating consequences.
When truck drivers fail to observe these federal rules or properly manage the responsibility entrusted to them, they put others on the road in grave danger. If you or someone in your family was hurt or even killed in an accident involving a large commercial truck, the trucking company should be held responsible for your pain and suffering along with the financial strain incurred with lost wages and medical bills.
At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gilbert, our experienced Atlanta personal injury attorney is prepared to help you secure the compensatory damages you deserve if you or your family member has been the victim of a trucking accident.
Tough Litigator & Dedicated Truck Accident Lawyer
At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Gilbert, we strive to help our clients avoid the lengthy process of litigation by negotiating for a fair settlement out of court. Attorney Gilbert is known for his ability to press an insurance company until a case has become so big the insurance carrier becomes anxious to settle. If a trucker or trucking company was irresponsible, they should be held accountable. Do not miss the opportunity to collect the damages you deserve.
Litigation is expensive and time-consuming – however, sometimes it is simply in the best interests of our clients to take a case to trial. When that happens, we are never afraid to fight for the men and women we represent. Our lawyer is a skilled litigator with three decades of experience in the legal industry. We know how to fight effectively for your rights after a truck accident. If you or someone close to you was hurt or killed because of a truck driver’s carelessness, you could be entitled to compensation for damages including – but not limited to – the following:
Pain and suffering
Diminished quality of life
Permanent disability / disfigurement
Loss of ability to earn income
Loss of income due to time off of work during recovery
All medical bills – past, present, and future
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It is important to remember that the state of Georgia has a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury claims (O.C.G.A. § 9-3-31.). This means that you have exactly two years from the date of your crash with a big rig to file a personal injury claim in order to collect the compensation you could be entitled to receive. There are only a few exceptions to this cutoff date. In most situations, if you miss this deadline, then you will lose your right to recover compensatory damages. Do not wait to retain the legal counsel and support you need from a trusted Atlanta truck accident lawyer who can effectively fight for your rights.
Attorney Jeff Gilbert is known for his ability to aggressively protect his injured clients both in and out of the courtroom. We understand the challenges you face during this difficult time and we want to stand beside you throughout the process ahead. Whether negotiating with the insurance company or arguing for you in court, we stand by your side and defend your rights every step of the way. When you call our office, we can set up a free consultation at your earliest convenience so that you can learn more about our firm, the approach we take to truck accident cases, and how we may be able to help you.