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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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      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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When tractor-trailers are improperly loaded and/or operated, they may end up involved in what is known as a jackknife accident. In a jackknife truck accident, the truck and the trailer move in such a way that they both end up bent at a 90-degree angle at the hitch and skid sideways, often impacting multiple vehicles and causing significant property damage and physical injuries.

If you were harmed in such a wreck caused by a truck driver or company’s negligence, it may be in your best interest to talk to a seasoned truck accident attorney about your legal options. Once retained, a Gwinnett County jackknife truck accident lawyer could work with you to take stock of your damages, determine appropriate restitution for them, and seek compensation either in or out of civil court.

The Causes and Prevention of Jackknife Wrecks

Some scenarios that commonly lead to jackknife accidents include poor training of—or driving by—the actual truck driver, or an incorrect understanding of how to operate the truck to avoid it jackknifing. Sometimes, there can also or alternatively be weather conditions or road defects that help contribute to a truck jackknifing. In these situations too, though, the main factor at play is the judgment and the effectiveness of the driver of the truck.

Having proper training on how to operate a truck under various conditions is an important step towards preventing jackknifing accidents. If a driver is driving too fast or cutting corners with safety procedures, this can put the truck and other drivers around it in a very dangerous position.

Trucking companies should have safety regulations and policies in place to prevent this kind of behavior, and they should monitor and/or discipline drivers instead of pushing them towards unsafe practices. If they do not enforce such regulations, a jackknife truck accident lawyer in Gwinnett County could hold them liable for any crash that occurs as a result.

Determining Civil Liability

A jackknifed truck can cause great damage and cause catastrophic injuries to people in other impacted vehicles. To make matters worse, most such accidents are foreseeable and preventable. Every now and then, there are some that are not, but if the driver is properly trained and using the proper amount of precaution, then most jackknife wrecks can be avoidable.

The number of parties that can become involved in a jackknife truck accident injury case is based on the negligence of the driver and the actions of the driver that caused the wreck. A semi-truck wreck can cause multiple chain reactions of events and people getting hurt and killed, so it is important to take stock of all recoverable damages and seek appropriate compensation or them. This is just one of the many tasks that a seasoned lawyer could help with following a jackknife truck accident in the Peachtree Corners area.

Learn More by Talking to a Gwinnett County Jackknife Truck Accident Attorney

There are numerous benefits to working with an experienced Gwinnett County jackknife truck accident lawyer when going through the legal process following a jackknife crash. An attorney who is experienced, knowledgeable, and aggressive could make sure that that evidence is preserved, and if it is not preserved, they could pursue appropriate sanctions against the trucking company and the insurance company and driver, which can make or break a case. Call today to schedule an initial consultation and discuss your particular circumstances.

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