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A Closer Look at Truck Accidents in Georgia

Posted By Terry D. Jackson, P.C. || 5-Feb-2016

Among the many serious personal injury cases we at Terry D. Jackson, P.C. handle, truck accidents are without a doubt among the most catastrophic. Unfortunately, truck accidents seem to be on the rise nationwide. In 2012, there was a four percent increase from the previous year in fatalities resulting from truck crashes, as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Here are some more sobering statistics from data reported by the NHTSA:

  • In the state of Georgia, there were 1,688 fatal crashes in 2012, and 149 of them involved large trucks
  • In the U.S. 333,000 large trucks were involved in crashes in 2012
  • In 2012, 104,000 and 3,921 people were injured and killed, respectively, in truck-related crashes

If your loved one was injured in a truck accident caused by negligence, we at Terry D. Jackson, P.C. wish to assist you during this stressful and trying time. Truck accidents can cause serious and catastrophic injuries, which require continuous medical care and rehabilitation. Let us help you seek the maximum compensation your loved one is entitled to by law. We are not afraid to take catastrophic personal injury cases to court.

Was your loved one injured? Hire a premier truck accident attorney!

Led by Terry D. Jackson, a premier truck accident lawyer, our Atlanta-based law firm has recovered more than $100 million in compensation in verdicts for seriously injured victims throughout the state of Georgia. When it comes to seeking monetary compensation for our clients, we refuse to settle for anything less than the best. Begin filing an injury claim on behalf of your loved one by first starting with a free case evaluation!

For more information about how our firm can assist you after your loved one was seriously injured in a truck accident, please call our team without delay.

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