CARTERSVILLE GEORGIA BIG TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
Our big truck accident attorneys are well-versed in handling tractor trailer accident cases in Cartersville and throughout Bartow County. It is our mission to help our fellow Georgians, no matter their location. That’s why you can count on the legal team at Williams Elleby to help you find the right lawyer for your tractor trailer accident case.
FINDING THE RIGHT BIG TRUCK LAWYER FOR A CARTERSVILLE CASE
Throughout the state of Georgia, you will find many lawyers with experience in personal injury law. When researching the best law firm for your big truck or tractor-trailer case, it might behoove you to make sure you hire a law firm with ample experience litigating commercial motor vehicle crashes. Tractor trailer cases can be complicated and are governed by regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration so you will want to find a lawyer with specific experience trying accident cases involving semi-trucks.
Meeting face-to-face with an attorney will allow you to get a gauge their experience in tractor trailer accident law. In addition to being up to date on all Georgia laws concerning trucking companies and their drivers, we recommend your Cartersville tractor trailer accident attorney be familiar with federal regulations such as:
- Pre-Trip Inspections (49 CFR § 396.9)
- Loading Procedures (49 CFR § 393.100)
- Distracted Driving
- Lights and Reflectors (49 CFR § 393.11)
- Hours of Service
COMMON REASONS FOR BIG TRUCK CRASHES IN CARTERSVILLE
The causes of tractor-trailer crashes vary and are often affected by road conditions and the weather. It’s also possible that the truck’s trailer was overloaded or improperly loaded, that the driver exceeded the allotted hours behind the wheel, the driver was speeding, or potentially blocking a narrow path on the road.
Your attorney should seek to fully understand the particulars of your case by examining all possible causes and outlining each applicable law and regulation that could apply. At Williams Elleby, we bring in experts and specialists from the trucking industry to reconstruct the accident so that we have a solid understanding of the situation from the start. From there, we begin planning your case to see that you get the compensation you deserve for your Cartersville tractor trailer accident.
Whether through mediation or in a trial court, our team will seek fair compensation from the trucking company or their insurer to compensate you for your injuries and any pain and suffering you have experienced as a result of a big truck accident.