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The Worst Trucking Bottlenecks In Georgia

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Commercial vehicles have become an ever more common sight on Atlanta roads, which makes sense, as the city has become an important transportation hub in the U.S. Unfortunately, the increasing numbers of large trucks has caused a lot of congestion, resulting in trucking bottlenecks throughout the state. In fact, Georgia is reportedly home to… Read More »

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A Typical Georgia Truck Accident Investigation

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

A thorough investigation is almost always required any time a large commercial truck is involved in an accident. These investigations allow the parties to discover not only the cause of the crash, but who is financially liable for any victim’s medical bills or losses. Trucking companies and their insurers often try to minimize or… Read More »

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Holding A Trucking Company Liable For Negligent Hiring And Supervision

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Truck accidents, like any type of vehicle collision, can have any number of different causes. Often, however, they can at least partially be attributed to the negligence of a truck driver’s employer, or the trucking company that hired the driver. Fortunately, it is possible to hold employers, or in this case, trucking companies, responsible… Read More »

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Most Common Types Of Semi-Truck Accidents

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Truck accidents, like any other type of vehicle collision, fall under a number of different categories. Many types of truck accidents, however, are unique to semi-trucks because of those vehicles’ size, weight, length, and lack of maneuverability. Read on to learn more about the type and nature of your truck accident and how it… Read More »

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Tips For Sharing The Road With Commercial Trucks

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

All drivers have a duty to exercise care when operating their vehicles. Taking precautionary measures becomes even more important, however, for motorists who share the road with commercial trucks. Read on for a few tips on how to reduce your chances of being involved in a truck accident this summer. Drive Defensively The importance… Read More »

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FMCSA Proposes Speed Limiters For Commercial Trucks

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

A collision with a tractor-trailer is one of the most serious types of car accidents in which a person can be involved. As more and more of these vehicles make their way onto U.S. roadways, regulators have begun proposing new ways to reduce the likelihood of truck accidents. Recently, the federal administration announced its… Read More »

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Shiver Hamilton Campbell Recently Resolved A Tractor Trailer Crash Case For $2,000,000

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

We were recently referred a tractor trailer case arising out of a South Georgia from a local firm. Our client had the right of way when a tractor-trailer driver suddenly turned left.  Witnesses claimed our client was speeding.  Our attorneys and reconstruction experts were able to demonstrate that the tractor trailer driver could have… Read More »

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Trucking Company Tries To Shift Blame To Injured Victim For GA-84 Accident

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Commercial tractor trailers can create a significant hazard when their drivers fail to follow basic traffic laws and common sense. Trucking accidents often leave the non-truck driver with serious, life-threatening injuries that often require substantial and expensive medical care. So when a truck driver’s negligence is the cause of an accident, both the driver… Read More »

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Fatal Box Truck Accident Occurs in Douglasville

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Authorities have reported that a woman was killed as a result of a Douglasville box truck accident on Saturday night. The victim has yet to be identified, however, eyewitnesses report that the box truck struck a gray Honda Sedan. The deadly crash pushed the vehicle into the parking lot of the adjacent liquor store… Read More »

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18-Wheeler Accident in Peach County on I-75 South Causes Serious Injury and Death

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

On Sunday a fatal truck accident occurred on I-75 Southbound in Peach County that left three people injured and one person dead. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced the deadly crash on I-75 that happened near the Sardis Church Road interchange on Sunday. Shortly before 2 p.m. on Sunday, an 18-wheeler truck was traveling… Read More »

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