On February 1, 2020, two people were killed in a multivehicle accident on an Atlanta-area interstate. The crash involved a tractor-trailer, and it sparked a large fire that produced flames rising 30 feet high. The fire spread across all lanes of traffic, leaving some drivers stuck at a standstill for more than two hours – and others to suffer in the fiery blaze.
According to NBC News, “firefighters encountered an inferno as the first crews arrived on the scene [of the auto accident], and subsequent explosions were seen and heard as the fuel ignited.” The accident on I-85 involved multiple vehicles and left two individuals with fatal injuries. Several others were injured, and numerous others suffered property damage to their vehicles. Businesses along nearby Dawson Boulevard were evacuated as a precaution due to their vicinity to the incident, a major headache for Atlanta area commuters.
Trucking Companies, Insurance Agencies, and Law Firms
Trucking companies are often represented by specialist lawyers employed by either the trucking firm itself or insurance companies. “Be on the lookout for an offer from the insurance company to release them of all claims arising from the accident,” explains Dozier Law Firm, a team of expert car accident attorneys. “It is very common for the insurance company of the at-fault party to offer the injured party a nominal amount to release them of all claims without any consideration to the extent of the injured party’s injuries. If you accept this initial offer, you will be prevented from hiring an attorney to represent you for your claims.”
If you or someone you love has been injured in a tragic car or trucking accident in Atlanta or another part of the state of Georgia, the experts at Dozier Law Firm can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Call your local team of attorneys today to learn more.
For more information on how Dozier Law Firm can help you recover from car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, wrongful deaths, dog bites, and more, call one of our locations in Macon (478-219-8564), Savannah (912-205-5531), Albany-Tifton (229-218-2055), or Atlanta (404-721-0933). You can also visit us online at https://dozierlaw.com/.