4/8/2011No one wants to think about a Georgia truck accident in monetary terms. When a truck accident happens, the first and primary concern is getting medical help and ensuring the safety of those involved in the crash. As a Marietta truck accident attorney, my clients' health and well being is my top priority.
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However, often the cost of getting the necessary medical care is prohibitively expensive without help from the party legally responsible for the accident.
Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimated the average cost of a large truck accident in 2009. According to the FMCSA*,
- A fatal large truck accident cost about $7.2 million per crash.
- A large truck crash with injuries cost about $331,000 per accident.
- A large truck wreck without injuries or fatalities cost about $18,000 per incident.
Given these numbers, it can be difficult to recover both physically and financially without help.
If you have been hurt in a Georgia tractor trailer accident, then it is important to get the help that you need. Please contact an experienced Marietta truck accident lawyer at 1.770.518.1133 for a free consultation and please read our free e-book, 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim for more information about how to protect your potential recovery.
*Source: Commercial Motor Vehicle Facts, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, December 2010
Category: Auto/Truck Wreck
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