Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys
Call Today 404.907.1594
Frequently Asked Questions

Truck Accidents & Blind Spots

"I was injured in a truck accident, but the trucker is saying that I was in his blind spot. Does this mean that I can’t get compensation for my injuries?"

Large commercial trucks do have many blind spots located around the truck that are dangerous for drivers sharing the road with them. These blind spots are called No-Zones, which are zones in the front, rear, and sides of the truck that other drivers shouldn’t linger in.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released numbers indicating that over 413,000 accidents are caused due to blind spots each year. Both passenger vehicles and tractor-trailers have a right to be on the road, but sharing the road safely is the challenge.

As a driver of a passenger vehicle, you have a right to pass a truck on the road. You just need to do it safely and properly. If you believe you were exercising caution while driving next to the truck and that the trucker was negligent, you may have rights to get compensation.

Truck drivers, trucking companies, and their insurance companies and lawyers will try to do anything to minimize their responsibility for a truck accident. They do not want to pay you for your injuries and damages. This is why you need to talk with a skilled truck accident attorney to find out more about your potential claim for damages. Georgia truck accidents can cause devastating injuries, affecting your health and your finances.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Tony handled my accident claim and I was completely 100% satisfied with the services I received. ”

    Aaron Christopher

  • “He always responded to my calls and e-mails expeditiously”

    Denise D.

  • “Mr Kalka and the other members of the firm throughout my dealings with them were always well informed, courteous, helpful beyond expectations.”

    Andrew

  • “Bryan and his law firm was available on the first phone call and took their time to answer ALL my questions.”

    Shaun B.

  • “At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

    C Icemp

  • “Tony has made my life so much easier and got me the max available!”

    Jessica

  • “There will never be enough words that can describe the type of lawyer, professional, confidant, and friend that Tony Kalka and Renee Smith have been thru the entire ordeal of my case.”

    Meg B.

  • “The outcome of my case was more than I expected.”

    Karli

  • “I have attorneys for life.”

    E Ripley

  • “Matthew also assisted with my case he was very professional and he always answered all of my questions.”

    Latisha S.

  • “Their preparation was absolutely impeccable. Never have I seen a case handled and prepared for better. ”

    Wayne Koral

  • “I appreciate everything he has done for us and enjoy working as a "team" with him throughout this process.”

    Maleeia

  • “Tony’s work ethic is incredible; he left no stone unturned.”

    Marie

  • “Because of him, I received a much-needed surgery due to my accident.”

    Robin

  • “Tony Kalka and his team are not only very good at what they do but they are decent honest people with good character and big hearts.”

    Jeff R.

Work With a
Recognized Legal Team

  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Millions of Dollars in Settlements Recovered
  • Selected for Inclusion in Super Lawyers®
  • Included in U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Perfect 10.0 Rating on Avvo
  • Nationally Recognized by Numerous Legal Organizations

Contact Kalka & Baer LLC Today

Request Your Free Consultation - You Don't Pay Unless We Win
  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.