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How Wide is a Wide Turn for a Truck?

Posted in truck accidents on August 2, 2021

Having a reputable truck accident lawyer who wins in court is so important. When many Georgians picture a trucking accident, they think of high-speed collisions, screeching hydraulic brakes, and pile-ups on the I-285, the I-75, or another highway around Atlanta. And while those accidents do frequently occur, other accidents at slower speeds often take place… read more

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How Does a Georgia Accident Victim Show a Truck Company’s Negligent Hiring, Qualifying, Retaining, Supervising, and Entrusting of a Truck Driver

Posted in Georgia Court of Appeals,Georgia Supreme Court decisions,truck accidents on July 21, 2021

A number of actions arose from a motor vehicle accident that happened on Interstate 95 in November 2017. That evening, Jennifer Correll (Mrs. Correll) was driving a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup south on I-95 through Glynn County. Jennifer’s mother, Nancy Tuk (Mrs. Tuk), was in the front passenger seat, and her daughters (Courtney and Caitlyn)… read more

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Why Did a Dump Truck Crash into a Fayetteville Antique Store?

Posted in truck accidents on July 20, 2021

Why Did a Dump Truck Crash into a Fayetteville Antique Store? The Fayetteville Police Department is trying to determine why a dump truck crashed into a closed antiques business off of Highway 85 on July 15th. Fayetteville Fire Chief Alan Jones said the call initially came in as a fire call, but upon arrival, firefighters… read more

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The Verdict Is In!

Posted in Car Accidents on July 19, 2021

On Friday July 16, we tried a jury trial. Courthouses had been closed, and in many places still are, for over a year and a half. We represented as co-counsel a wonderful young mother who suffered injuries over 5 years ago. We spoke to a jury and shared our client’s story and the jury listened…. read more

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Is a Passenger Able to Recover Uninsured Motorist (UM) Benefits in One-Car Auto Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents on July 8, 2021

Is a Passenger Able to Recover Uninsured Motorist (UM) Benefits in One-Car Auto Accident? In a personal injury action, a passenger, who was the driver’s daughter, was not entitled to recover uninsured motorist (UM) benefits from the insurer because the driver was the first named insured shown in the subject policy’s declarations. Plus, uncontroverted evidence… read more

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How Far Back Should I Be From a Semi?

Posted in truck accident on July 2, 2021

How Far Back Should I Stay Behind a Truck? One person was ejected from a car and was airlifted to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash last month in Bartow County on the northwest edge of the Atlanta metro area. During the wreck, the Kia Soul overturned after hitting two tractors and went underneath one… read more

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$1,000,000 Settles Claims for Wife of Elderly Man Struck and Killed in Crosswalk by HVAC Van

Posted in Car Accidents on June 25, 2021

We had the honor of helping a widow who lost her husband when he was struck while walking in a crosswalk. We appreciate Greg Land and the Daily Report for writing about this case. Here’s a link to the article: https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2021/06/25/1m-settles-claims-for-wife-of-elderly-man-struck-and-killed-in-crosswalk-by-hvac-van/   

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Does Driving a Truck for Repair Purposes Constitute “Business Use”?

Posted in Georgia Court of Appeals,truck accidents on June 24, 2021

Does Driving a Truck for Repair Purposes Constitute “Business Use”?  Having an experienced personal injury lawyer Atlanta residents choose time and time again is critical to answering this and other accident cases. American Southern Insurance Company (“the Insurance Company”) asked a district court for declaratory judgment seeking a determination as to whether it was responsible… read more

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Georgia Couple Alleged Trucker Violated Federal Regulations and Georgia Law

Posted in truck accidents on June 21, 2021

On October 13, 2018, a semi was traveling southbound in the third lane from the right on I- 285 in Fulton County, Georgia. Plaintiffs Pauline DeMarco and Joseph DeMarco were also traveling southbound on I-285 in the second lane from the right, when the big rig crossed into their lane of travel and crashed into… read more

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Proposed Federal Law Looks at Speed Limiters for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Posted in truck accidents,wrongful death on June 15, 2021

Proposed Federal Law Looks at Speed Limiters for Heavy-Duty Trucks Speeding is one of the most common causes of big rig accidents in the country. Many motorists are injured or killed on Georgia roads every year because a truck driver is going too fast. Having a reputable Atlanta accident lawyer Atlanta residents trust can make… read more

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