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Cumming, Georgia Truck Accident

Practice Area photoTruck accidents happen every day across the country and can also happen in Cumming, Georgia. Several highways are found in this area and trucks travel on them routinely. When a truck accident impacts you or your family, getting legal support is very important. That is why it is good to know that Cumming truck accident attorneys Scholle Law are able to support you in your legal rights after an accident that causes injury. Having the best lawyers at your side in your truck accident case, can make all the difference.

The most difficult part of a crash that involves other drivers or passengers traveling in vehicles on the road with these heavy trucks is the seriousness of the injuries that can result. Even when there is no direct impact between a truck and another vehicle, tragedy can strike. For example, there are many situations in which other drivers or passengers have been either fatally or seriously hurt when a piece of debris either kicks up from the truck or comes off the truck. Several recent instances of this have involved unsuspecting drivers taking a child to school or traveling to another state and a life is suddenly changed when a large piece of debris falls on or through the windshield. This sounds like it would be rare, it is not as common as some other truck crashes, but it does happen. The reason debris from a truck is so dangerous is due to the size and velocity of these vehicles. So if a piece of metal dislodges from the truck or a tire comes off the truck, it can spin and fly into either oncoming vehicles or those on the same side of the road as the truck.

There are federal regulations that require truck owners and truck operators to keep their trucks in safe working condition. The trucks are supposed to be inspected regularly to ensure that the safety features that are on the truck are functional. It is also critically important that key parts of the truck are secure and not loose. For example, trucks are supposed have under ride accident prevention equipment on them. This is intended to keep smaller vehicles from ending up under the truck in the case of a collision. The under ride guard is a type of bumper that hangs from the back of a truck or on the side of a truck. This metal guard is there to protect a smaller vehicle from sliding under the truck. This can result in extremely serious injuries or cause the death of the smaller vehicle's occupants.

But what happens if the bumper is not there or is bent or loose or doesn't function as it should? The result can mean devastating injuries to those in the smaller vehicle if that vehicle ends up under the truck or ends up being dragged by the truck. The truck owner and operator, the truck manufacturer, the entity that maintains the truck, the truck driver might all be held responsible for the tragic consequences to life and limb.

The truck injury and accident lawyers at Scholle Law can help you and your family cope and can help get you the medical support you need and provide excellent legal support. Contact our law firm at any time to discuss your truck accident and get the help we provide. We know you are dealing with so much and we will relieve you of some of that burden. 
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