Tractor-trailer wrecks often cause horrific deaths and catastrophic injuries. Because tractor trailers and truck drivers are part of a complex $700 billion industry, accidents often involve joint liability and legal issues that you might not encounter in a car accident case. Because trucking companies have larger risks, they may also have larger liability insurance policy limits. If so, this means that you may have a better chance of recovering damages to adequately compensate you for your medical bills, property damage, pain and suffering. Determining Responsibility Determining liability is an important first step in a trucking accident lawsuit. With over 186,000 trucking companies and 3.5 million commercial drivers in the United States, each accident has different issues in play. Lawsuits can involve any party that drives, maintains, owns or operates an at-fault truck. Here are a few examples that show common causes of truck accidents and who might be responsible. Truck
John G. Mabrey
Since 1990, John G. Mabrey has represented people throughout the state of Georgia who have been hurt or killed as a result of someone else’s negligence. John has secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in cases involving wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, auto accidents, and trucking accidents. Read John's full bio.