Johns Creek, Georgia Truck Accident
No matter where you travel, trucks are all over the Georgia roads and highways. There is no doubt that trucks are part of commerce and they carry important cargo to and from major cities, but they also cause devastation when they collide with smaller vehicles like cars and SUV's that are used by the residents of Johns Creek. These collisions can be devastating and harmful to any other vehicles that are on the road with trucks. The impact of a truck, whether a side-swipe or a rear-end crash can be literally crushing. We have all experienced truck drivers who tail gate while they are driving behind our vehicles. No matter what type of vehicle a person might drive, a pick-up truck, SUV or passenger car, the tail gating truck that cannot stop quickly and strikes the vehicle in front of it can cause a very serious accident.
What happens to the vehicle that a tail gating truck hits can range from crumpling the vehicle to pushing the vehicle into another lane of traffic. Neither one of these situations is likely to result in a good outcome for those inside the vehicle hit by the truck. The driver and passengers, if any, can end up the victims of serious injury that might include those that are life threatening. If a person is harmed by a truck that is following too closely, the truck driver and the trucking company that operates the truck can be liable for the victim's injuries.
And those truck accident injuries can be life changing. Many fatal crashes leave families in upheaval and sorrow. Truck crashes that result in fatalities can result in the loss of a loved one and also can result in a loss of income for the grieving family. If the deceased family member is fatally injured, the truck company can be liable for the wrongful death of that person. The loss of income can be a very important part of the proof of the case. Even in the case of a minor who is tragically harmed in this way, the loss of the young person's life and potential income can be a part of the legal case that is brought before the court. Severe injuries can also end in devastation for family members that are struck by a truck. Loss of income can result from injuries that might not allow the person to return to work, return to the level income the person once earned or to the type of job the person once held. All of these issues can be a part of the lawsuit brought to recover from a truck crash.
Scholle Law is here for you and can help with your truck accident. Our founder Charles Scholle and the legal team is available for a consultation at no cost to you. And when we represent you or your family, we do not get paid until you get paid for your accident.