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Commercial truck drivers and operators must follow specific operating rules to avoid negligence. Despite these requirements, these regulations are negligently broken every day. If a negligent trucker driver injured you, our Fayetteville, Georgia 18-wheeler accident lawyers could help.

Catastrophic truck accident injuries are expensive to treat, and complicated civil laws affect the award that negligent parties owe you. Call Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. for a Free Consultation today at (770) 251-7100 or via our contact form.

Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. Investigates Truck Accidents Involving Negligence

Commercial truck accidents primarily occur due to negligence. However, proving negligence is challenging since it may be your word against theirs without an investigation. Our Fayetteville 18-wheeler accident lawyers have decades of experience helping people prove their cases.

Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. will investigate your accident for signs of negligence, including:

  • Aggressive driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Intoxicated driving
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Reckless driving
  • Untrained drivers
  • Other signs of negligence

If the driver or operator engaged in any form of negligence, Georgia’s civil laws will protect your compensation rights. Our legal team will step in on your behalf to assert them and negotiate a fair settlement or civil award.

18-Wheeler Accidents Can Benefit From Early Investigations

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) data shows more than 500,000 truck accidents annually. At least 22 percent result in injury, which is incredibly high compared to passenger vehicle accidents.

This information is essential to understand when approaching insurance companies. They are already bracing their case by investigating the accident early.

If you hire our Fayetteville 18-wheeler accident lawyers, we will also get started quickly to conduct our own investigation. These early investigations help preserve the vital evidence you need to prove negligence.

Liable Parties Owe You Fair Compensation

You deserve a fair settlement for injuries you did not cause. Georgia civil laws agree. Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. has recovered the following awards on behalf of injury victims, including:

Economic Damages

Economic damages often include medical costs, lost wages, future lost earnings, travel reimbursement, and prescription drug reimbursement.

Non-Economic Damages

Non-economic damages are harder to prove since you do not pay out of pocket. They include pain and suffering, mental anguish, and lost enjoyment of life.

Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are for gross acts of negligence designed to punish the defendant. However, courts rarely award them.

It is also worth noting that a statute of limitations applies to your case under OCGA § 9-3-33. You generally have up to two years, but shorter deadlines could apply depending upon the facts.

Our Fayetteville 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyers Hold Liable Parties Accountable

Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. has a track record of success, winning millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for truck accident injury victims throughout Georgia. If you have been negligently injured, our legal team can help.

Truckers and their operators owe you a general duty of care to operate their vehicles safely. Otherwise, they owe you money for your losses. We will hold them accountable through a negotiated settlement or civil court award.

Call Us Today for a Free Consultation

The Fayetteville 18-wheeler accident lawyers at Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. will help you get answers. Call us now for a Free Consultation at (770) 251-7100 or via our contact form below. We can travel to you if you are too injured to meet us.

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