Austell, GA Truck Accidents Produce Catastrophic Injuries

Any type of Georgia traffic accident can be dangerous and cause serious injuries. However an Austell truck accident can be especially dangerous, as it involves colliding with 8,000 pounds or more. Truck wrecks generally cause catastrophic injuries or fatalities, due to the sheer size and weight of the trucks involved.

In 2008, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that about 90,000 people were injured in truck crashes in the U.S. Typically, the people injured in these collisions are not the truck drivers, but rather the pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and other motorists.

Injuries that may occur in an Austell, Georgia truck crash include:

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Paralysis
  • Nerve injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Serious neck, back, shoulder, and knee injuries
  • Spinal fractures
  • Fractures of the vertebrae
  • And more

If you have been injured by a semi-truck, tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, or any other type of large truck, you need to first seek medical care and then contact a skilled Austell personal injury attorney to help you obtain the highest possible settlement. You never know if your injuries will go away, or if they will stay with you for life. You may not be able to return to work, as you could need ongoing care or additional operations.

Kalka & Baer will provide you with a free legal consultation, answer your questions, prepare your case as if it is going to trial, negotiate with the insurance adjusters on your behalf, stand by your side, and remain available to you throughout the legal process. Call Austell accident attorney

Also, order a FREE copy of personal injury attorney Tony Kalka's book: Sharing the Road and Surviving the Crash: 5 Common Myths About Georgia Injury Claims & More. This book is essential if you or a loved one is a victim of an Austell truck crash or any traffic accident in Georgia, as it contains critical information that you should know following a crash with a truck driver.

Categories: Auto Accidents