Tractor Trailer collisions can cause serious injury or death for a number of reasons including driver negligence. Were you or a loved one injured in a truck accident? Call The Layne Law Group, you have legal rights let us protect them.
Professional drivers of tractor-trailers are required to have a CDL(Commercial Drivers License). These big-rig truck drivers are also held to a very high standard in regards to highway safety laws. One of these standards is that truck drivers are held to more stringent blood alcohol standards as opposed to traditional license holders.
Truck drivers are regulated by the FMSA(The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration). The data the FMSA prepared related to 2009, driver-related factors were the cause of 31 percent of fatal truck accidents during this time period.
The FMCSA reported that particular types of reckless behaviors were among the main sources of truck related wrecks. Some of these actions include:
Increased Speeding, which caused seven percent of fatal large truck crashes resulting from driver-related factors;
Drifting into a different lane, which caused six percent of these types of fatal large truck crashes and
Driver inattention, which caused six percent of fatal large truck accidents caused by the driver’s behavior.
Discovering the reason of an injury-related truck wreck is paramount in establishing who is responsible for the truck accident. This is because the person or company responsible for causing an accident is to blame for the crash and is responsible for covering all losses.
ATLANTA, GA TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURIES
When you suffer injury from a truck accident, you will probably be worried about how your medical bills. Fortunately the laws ensure that you are taken care of if someone else was to blame for a truck crash that injured you or your loved one.
AN ATLANTA, GA TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY CAN HELP
When you are involved in a tractor trailer accident you have the right to file a personal injury claim against the truck driver who may have been careless or negligent and who caused the truck accident to occur.
Truck-related accidents require a different set of skills when it comes to getting the best settlement and in going to court and proving a case. Accident victims that hire The Layne Law Group are always represented by the truck accident lawyer they need for a successful truck accident claim.
To learn more about how the Truck Accident Injury Attorneys at The Layne Law Group can help you call (404) 693-2844 for a free consultation.