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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      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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    • James MacLelland
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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
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      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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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick
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      Attorney at Law

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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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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      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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      Legal Support Manager

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On any sort of route that a garbage truck is taking to pick up the waste, whether on a residential site or commercial site, a person can find themselves in a crash that leads to dire physical and financial consequences. Fortunately, there is legal help available if you suffer an injury due to the negligent actions of a municipal truck driver.

A Gwinnett County garbage truck accident lawyer could work with you to determine which party may be liable for a wreck and what damages you may be able to recover for. With a qualified truck accident attorney’s help, you could seek appropriate compensation for all your injuries and losses.

Common Causes of Garbage Truck Accidents

A person might find themselves in an accident with a municipal waste truck. Municipal waste trucks typically make frequent stops and are bulky, unwieldy vehicles. As a result, they can be somewhat unpredictable, making it challenging for other drivers to anticipate their movements.

Sudden stops, driving in the middle of the road, and a focus by the truck’s driver on their job duties, as opposed to oncoming or following traffic, are all scenarios that could lead to a garbage truck wreck. These accidents can be serious in nature, given the immense size of these vehicles. If a garbage truck hits another vehicle or vice versa, the driver and any passengers in the smaller car commonly suffer severe injuries, as experienced Gwinnett County trash truck accident attorneys know all too well.

Determining Liability for a Trash Truck Crash

When injuries are sustained due to the negligent operation of a garbage truck rather than any mechanical failure within the truck, the crux of any ensuing civil litigation would usually be the negligence of the garbage truck driver or the entity that operated the truck. If trash is falling out onto the road, if the truck is being driven carelessly, or if there is a mechanical failure that stems directly from a mistake by a person working on the truck, the entity responsible for hiring and overseeing that employee may bear liability for their employee’s actions.

When garbage is collected by a municipality, a county, or a city, an injured person has to file the claim with whoever is in charge of the specific truck involved. A garbage truck crash lawyer in Gwinnett County could help determine which party or parties may be liable in a particular case. After establishing liability, a dedicated lawyer could help an injured individual recover damages.

Seek Professional Assistance from a Gwinnett County Garbage Truck Accident Attorney

People involved in auto wrecks with municipal trash trucks often suffer significant injuries that result in crippling financial losses and grave long-term consequences for their personal help. If this happens to you, it is important to know that you are not alone if you want to seek civil restitution.

Once retained, a Gwinnett County garbage truck accident lawyer could work tirelessly to take stock of all your compensable losses, collect evidence of legal negligence, and file suit against all liable parties for appropriate financial compensation. For more information or to schedule an initial consultation, call a seasoned truck accident attorney today.

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