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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons

      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Kurtis Badger
      Kurtis Badger

      Kurtis graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law – a top-ten law school – in 2019. Following graduation, Kurtis began practice in corporate litigation and defense at a top-20 law firm worldwide. Kurtis gained experience in sophisticated, complex, multimillion-dollar litigation, and successfully defended international corporations against many single-plaintiff claims. With a desire to be “on the right side of the table,” Kurtis joined Scott Pryor Law in August 2021, and has been helping injured plaintiffs obtain justice ever since.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already 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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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad

      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood

      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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Some of the common causes of Gwinnett County truck accidents include following other vehicles too closely, making improper left turns, and violating traffic laws. Depending on the situation, there could be multiple parties at fault, such as the driver, their employer, or the truck maintenance company. A skilled attorney could review a claimant’s case and determine the liable party to litigate a claim properly.

Truck Driver Negligence

One common cause of truck accidents in Gwinnett County is when a driver acts negligently while behind the wheel. If a truck driver becomes distracted, uses their cellphone, or drives while impaired by alcohol or drugs, they could cause an accident.

Additionally, if a trucker does not operate their vehicle safely according to the traffic or weather conditions, this behavior may also result in a devastating collision. For instance, if a driver is traveling too fast when there is low visibility, ice, snow, or rain, they may be liable for any harm that occurs as a result.

Accidents Caused by a Trucking Company

Gwinnett County truck accidents also may occur when a trucking company pushes its employees to drive beyond federal regulations and state laws to maximize their shipments. For instance, if an employer does not allow a truck driver to take their legally required resting periods and breaks, they may fall asleep behind the wheel and cause an accident.

Additionally, if a trucking company does not take proper care to hire and train qualified drivers, this may leave them responsible for the actions of their employees. If an employer fails to properly supervise their employees, such as administering drug tests when necessary, they may become liable for any accidents that result.

In situations where improper truck maintenance causes an accident, it could lead to multiple liable parties. If the trucking company failed to schedule routine maintenance checks, they may be at fault. However, if the truck repair company did not adequately fix a broken vehicle, the court may find this party negligent.

Potential Injuries

Because of the extreme brute force that occurs in a Gwinnett County truck accident, this may cause some motorists and passengers to sustain significant injuries. These may include trauma to the head, spine, neck, back. Depending on the severity of the accident, a claimant may become permanently paralyzed or may suffer serious cuts and lacerations. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these types of accidents to be fatal.

Consult an Attorney to Discuss Causes of Truck Accidents in Gwinnett County

If you suffer injuries in a trucking accident, one of the most important steps to take is to retain an attorney that has experience in handling such cases. The sooner that an attorney can become involved in an injured party’s claim the sooner they could begin to collect evidence and contact accident reconstructionists to determine the cause of the incident. Additionally, an experienced legal representative could send out letters notifying all potential defendants of their intent to file a claim. To learn more about the common causes of Gwinnett County truck accidents, call today.

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