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Why You Need to Understand the Cause of Your Truck Accident


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10/13/2010
Dover Law Firm
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If you’ve been hurt or lost a loved one in a Georgia tractor trailer accident, then you already know the harm that has happened.  You may even have an opinion about what caused the harm.  However, an opinion is not enough.  In order to recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit, your Atlanta truck accident attorney is going to need to know what actually caused the crash that lead to your injury.

Why the Cause is Important to Your Legal Recovery

In order to recover damages in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit, your Atlanta truck accident attorney needs to prove that the truck driver or trucking company breached a duty of care to you by failing to act like a reasonable person.  In order to prove that the duty of care was breached, your lawyer needs to know and be able to prove what caused your injuries.  Common causes of Georgia truck accidents include oversized or uneven loads, driver fatigue, speeding, drunk driving, and distracted driving.

When to Contact an Atlanta Truck Crash Lawyer


If you’ve been hurt in a Georgia 18-wheeler crash or other truck accident then it is important to contact an Atlanta truck crash lawyer as soon as possible after your accident.  The sooner you contact your lawyer, the better chance your lawyer has of conducting a thorough investigation of your crash and discovering evidence that explains the cause of your injuries.

We can help you decide what to do and what not to do after a truck crash.  Please read our free e-book 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim and Contact us today at 770.518.1133 or via our online form for more information.


Category: Auto/Truck Wreck


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