Atlanta Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer Fights for Victims of Trucking Accidents
Commercial truck accident victims in Georgia are entitled to compensation for their injuries
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, commercial truck crashes occur over 500,000 times every year on U.S. streets and highways. Approximately 5,000 of these truck accidents result in fatalities, the majority of which are automobile drivers or passengers. Loaded commercial trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, while most passenger cars weigh 3,000 pounds. When 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers or big rigs collide with automobiles, drivers and passengers hardly stand a chance of walking away unharmed.
Injuries sustained in commercial truck crashes are often long-lasting. Such injuries may include paralysis, brain injuries, loss of limbs and other serious injuries. The commercial truck accident attorney at McMenamy Law aggressively fights for victims seriously injured in accidents involving commercial trucks in Atlanta. If truck crash victims or their loved ones have suffered a serious injury or wrongful death due to the negligence of a truck driver, trucking company or truck manufacturer, we build a strong case and seek the maximum recovery possible for you.
Our trucking accident attorney handles cases involving all types of commercial trucks
Commercial trucks are used to transport commercial goods in the course of business. McMenamy Law, an Atlanta trucking law firm, represents victims injured in truck accidents involving all types of commercial trucks, including, but not limited to:
How is fault determined in commercial truck accident cases in Georgia?
Trucking companies are required to hire qualified, licensed commercial drivers and conduct regular safety and maintenance checks of their tractor-trailers. Our attorney examines truck maintenance and driver history records to determine if maintenance or manufacturing issues or driver negligence played a role in causing a commercial truck crash.
Pursuing trucking companies of all sizes for damages of all amounts
Our trucking attorney at Atlanta-based McMenamy Law helps recover damages for victims injured in collisions with trucks owned or operated by both mom-and-pop companies in Atlanta and 18-wheelers owned and operated by national delivery corporations like FedEx and UPS. Between October 2010 and 2012, UPS drivers were reportedly involved in 1,448 truck crashes. Of this number, there were 541 accidents involving injuries and 39 deaths. Delivery giant FedEx reported 497 crashes during this same time period, with 197 of them involving injuries and 11 causing deaths. The potential damages in truck collision cases involving UPS and FedEx are enormous. We are prepared to fight both the big companies and the smaller shops to make sure you recover the maximum damages available to compensate for your injuries.
Contact our commercial truck accident attorney in Atlanta to understand your rights during a free, no-obligation consultation
Contact McMenamy Law today at 404-846-2828 and 866-957-3928 or online for a free consultation. Our office is conveniently located at the corner of West Paces Ferry and Peachtree roads in Buckhead. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekend and evening appointments are also available. If needed, we can meet with you at your home or hospital. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis.