Dump trucks can be spotted around Metro Atlanta and surrounding communities. These large vehicles provide valuable services to construction sites, road work, transporting waste, and hauling large materials. The back of a dump truck resembles a large open box. It can be lifted and mechanically opened to dump materials out easily.
While the design is helpful for those operating the truck, the large, heavy body of these vehicles is dangerous if they collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Dump truck accidents can cause serious property damage and injuries to those involved, particularly those in smaller vehicles.
If you have been injured in an accident involving a dump truck, contact an Atlanta dump truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer can help you prepare a claim and pursue compensation for your injuries and other losses.
Dump trucks are large, heavy vehicles that have many moving parts and equipment. The size and heavy equipment create unique hazards those on the road. The most common causes of dump truck accidents include:
These are certainly not the only causes of dump truck accidents, but they are among the most commonly reported on Atlanta roadways.
As noted above, dump truck accidents can cause massive damage and catastrophic injuries. Accidents involving large commercial vehicles often include injuries like:
Sadly, accidents involving dump trucks and other large trucks are often fatal. If someone you love has died in a dump truck accident, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a dump truck accident, it is important to speak with a lawyer who is skilled in managing these complex cases. The first thing we will do is carefully assess the details of the accident.
Next, we will determine who is to blame for the accident and any resulting injuries. In dump truck accident claims, one or more individuals may be at-fault, including:
Once we establish who is at-fault, we can begin building your claim.
Victims injured in a dump truck accident can pursue economic and noneconomic damages. The type and amount of damages available will depend on the facts of your case. Some types of damages that are common in these claims include:
A wrongful death lawsuit could also provide compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering, medical expenses, and funeral or burial costs. These claims may also provide compensation for your family’s pain and suffering and loss of support or income due to your loved one’s death.
To find out if you have grounds to file an accident claim, contact Embry Law Truck Accidents. Our dump truck accident lawyer will provide you with a free consultation to determine if you have a case. If so, we will help you fight for your rights and the compensation you deserve.