Georgia Accidents Caused by Improper Truck Maintenance
Don’t Let Negligent Truck Drivers and Companies Make the Same Mistake Twice
The maintenance of a vehicle is important to ensure the safety of the driver as well as those other drivers on the road. While proper vehicle service may seem like an obvious way to avoid potentially life-threatening accidents, some truck drivers and companies neglect or disregard truck maintenance altogether. When this happens, catastrophe is imminent.
CASE SPOTLIGHT: A DOT worker was injured when a tractor trailer hauling trash hit his dump truck. The trash company argued that the flag men had not followed DOT regulations and that the wreck was their fault. Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, obtained all the maintenance documents from the trash company, which showed that the brakes had not been properly maintained. Through the use of an accident reconstructionist, we were able to show that the cause of the wreck was in fact defective brakes and not the flag men. The trash company paid almost ten times the injured workers medical bills to resolve the case.
If you have been injured in an accident due to inadequate truck maintenance, Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, is here for you. Achieving millions of dollars in proven results for our truck accident clients, our Macon, Georgia, law firm is dedicated to holding negligent drivers and companies accountable for careless behavior.
Macon Semi and 18 Wheeler Equipment Injury Lawyers Defending Our Clients’ Rights
At our law firm, the health and well-being of our clients reign. We want our clients to obtain the compensation they need to recover from those severe injuries they have suffered as a result of improper vehicle maintenance. We also believe when it comes to righting the wrongs of negligent drivers and companies, pursuing punitive damages is vital.
CASE SPOTLIGHT: Three gentlemen were driving to work on a foggy morning when a log truck was backing out of the driver’s home. The men on their way to work slammed into the side of the log truck. The log truck claimed that the men should have stopped and that their failure to keep a proper look out caused the wreck.
Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, obtained all the DOT records for the log truck, which showed that the log truck driver had been cited for failing to have the proper reflectors on his truck and trailer. Careful analysis of the photos from the accident scene showed that the reflectors had never been installed as the log truck driver claimed. The insurance company faced with this evidence tendered the limits of the policy.
It is the distinct responsibility of companies that own and operate commercial vehicles to routinely inspect the vehicles for any safety issues involving:
- Faulty brakes
- Worn tires/tire failure
- Broken headlights and other safety lights
- Missing reflectors
- Unsecured trailers
Georgia accidents caused by improper truck maintenance are not acceptable. Let Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, help you make the Georgia roadways safer by holding negligent truck drivers and companies accountable for their conscious disregard for the safety of the public. Contact us today.
Contact Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, Today
We want to help you. We invite you to call Ayerbe & Arnold, LLC, today to speak to an experienced personal injury attorney about your car, truck or motorcycle accident. Schedule a no-risk consultation with us at 478-474-2252, or e-mail us. Our law office is located in Macon, Georgia. If travel is impossible, we will gladly come to you. Our business hours are 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, and evenings and weekends by appointment. Se habla español.
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