Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Attorney in Athens

Strong Legal Representation After a Collision

Have you or someone you care about recently been injured in a truck accident? Trucking accidents cause some of the most severe injuries due to the size and weight of most trucks compared to the smaller vehicles they come into contact with.

Although truck drivers are expected to follow certain laws and regulations, they sometimes fail to stick to the rules and cause serious accidents. If you have been involved in an accident, don't hesitate to reach out to an experienced and caring Athens truck accident lawyer.

Call Shipman & Associates, P.C. today at (256) 277-9117 if you are ready to speak with our knowledgeable Athens truck accident attorney.

Common Causes of Trucking Accidents in Athens

It is impossible to know the exact details of an accident before we have fully investigated the situation and looked over all of the case reports. However there are a number of different causes of trucking accidents we see over and over again in the cases we have represented. We have more than 30 years of experience in the field of personal injury law, and are committed to using our experience and resources to your advantage.

A few common causes of trucking accidents include:

  • Under-rested drivers
  • Drugged or drunk drivers
  • Overloaded cargo
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Driving more than the maximum hours

Request a Free Case Consultation Today

Our Athens trucking accident lawyer and legal team at Shipman & Associates, P.C. are committed to providing personalized and attentive legal representation. We know that every case is different and we truly care about working with you to help you recover compensation and hold the responsible driver or party accountable.

Contact us now if you are interested in a free initial case consultation.

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