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      Scott Pryor

      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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      Philip Lorenz

      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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      Client Experience Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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Collisions involving commercial vehicles can be severe, often resulting in serious damage to all vehicles involved and harm to the motorists. For Gwinnett County truck accidents involving bad weather, it may be difficult to determine who could be held liable for your losses. Fortunately, a knowledgeable truck wreck attorney could review your case, collect evidence, and help determine who is at fault for the accident.

What Makes Trucks More Susceptible to Bad Weather?

In Gwinnett County, drivers do not often encounter snow or ice on the roads. Therefore, local drivers are more susceptible to the dangers of driving in those conditions because they may not have much experience handling snow or ice as they travel.

The increased weight of semi-trucks makes them more likely to have difficulty in poor weather. Commercial vehicles can weigh over 10,000 pounds, which drastically increases the amount of time and distances they need to break. Poor weather can compound that effect and make a semi-truck more likely to lose traction and slide on the roadway.

To avoid a weather-related accident, drivers should be aware of the forecast and their surroundings. They should take any necessary precautions that weather conditions call for, such as slowing down in the rain or getting off the road entirely in snow or sleet.

Dangerous Weather Impact on Truck Driver Fault

Poor weather can impact the assumption of fault in a Gwinnett County truck accident by contributing additional negligence to the at-fault driver. Georgia law stipulates that if a driver is driving too fast for weather conditions, such as snow, ice, rain, or sleet, they can be issued a ticket for driving too fast for conditions. A skilled attorney could address this as an indicator of an at-fault driver’s negligence.

If another vehicle did not cause an accident, a lawyer would likely analyze whether there were any defects in the road or the vehicle involved. Accidents caused by product defects could result in a third party being sued, such as the vehicle manufacturer. If the driver’s negligence caused the accident, the plaintiff’s attorney might represent the passengers in the car against the driver’s insurance company.

Recoverable Damages

Since truck wrecks can result in catastrophic harm, the damages are often substantial. These recoverable losses can include:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Future damages, such as lost earning capacity or continued medical care
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium

To prove that bad weather conditions were the cause of a truck accident in Peachtree Corners, a court can be asked to take judicial notice of the weather at the time of the accident. An attorney may also present pictures, video footage, witness statements, and electronic data from the vehicles.

Call a Gwinnett County Truck Accidents Involving Bad Weather Attorney

Due to a lack of experience driving in snow or ice, local motorists are at a higher risk of harm when operating their vehicle in poor weather conditions. Gwinnett County truck accidents involving bad weather can be especially traumatic, as the large vehicles can cause serious damage to other vehicles and their passengers.

If you or a loved one was harmed in a truck wreck caused by poor weather, reach out to an accomplished attorney right away. You have a limited amount of time to file a claim, so schedule your first consultation now.

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