Trusted Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer
If you’ve been seriously injured in a semi-truck accident and are searching for a semi-truck accident lawyer to represent your case, you’ve reached the right place. At Dozier Law, we have helped hundreds of clients in Macon, Savannah, Albany, and Atlanta claim and win the damages they deserve.
When a semi-truck hits a car or a motorcycle, the vehicle will have substantial damages. It may also result in a fatal injury to the car or motorcycle driver. In both cases, it is usually not straightforward to prove the negligence of the semi-truck driver.
Truck Accident Statistics
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration releases a report each year concerning motor vehicle accidents, including truck accidents. According to this year’s report:
- In 2017, 4,889 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes.
- Fatal crashes involving large trucks often occur in rural areas and on Interstate highways.
- In 2017, on average, there were 1.12 fatalities in fatal crashes involving large trucks.
- In 2017, 372 pedestrians and 76 cyclists died in accidents with big trucks and buses.
- In 2017, 107,000 large trucks were involved in injury crashes.
- In 2017, 363,000 large trucks were involved in property damage only crashes.
In review, nearly 5,000 fatalities, and more than 100,000 people are injured every year in accidents involving commercial vehicles. So, if you’ve been hit by a semi-truck, you are not alone.
Claiming compensation for a semi-truck accident
For insurance companies, semi-truck accidents are no different from any other auto accident case. The claim for the compensation for damages to your vehicle can be settled directly with the insurance company, which includes the cost of repair, loss of value of the car, and loss of any possessions in the car.
For personal injury claims, you will need a lawyer to represent you. This is where attorneys at Dozier Law come into the picture. Attorneys at Dozier Law can help you file a lawsuit for your injuries, lost wages, or damages to your vehicle. We will investigate the case and help you claim the maximum amount of compensation for your loss.
Call Dozier Law if you need a truck accident lawyer
Seek help from a professional personal injury attorney at Dozier Law who will represent you and fight for your claim even if you are partially at fault. For a free consultation with a semi-truck accident lawyer, contact us at Dozier Law today.