Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Attorneys

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Truck Accident Attorneys

Truck drivers spend hours on the road, for days at a time, and sometimes weeks on end. As a result, trucks and their drivers wear down, increasing the chances of a catastrophic incident on the road. If you or someone you love sustained injury as the result of a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation. A trucking injury settlement will help you pay for medical bills, compensate for lost wages, and give your family recompense for pain and suffering.

If you have been injured in a truck accident in Georgia, you may be facing massive medical bills, lost wages and other physical, emotional, and financial stresses. The truck accident trial attorneys of McDonald & Cody fully understand what you are dealing with,  are ready to do everything we can to help.


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What Makes truck
accident cases unique?

Truck accident investigations have evidence that is unavailable in cases involving cars, but could be present in a truck crash. The vidence that could make a difference in your case include:

Because these devices track the movement of goods in transit, they can indicate what happened in the time leading up to and during the truck accident. This hard data can prove to be valuable to the success of your truck accident case.

In a trucking case, Georgia’s “direct action” rule allows a plaintiff to sue the insurance company directly, in addition to the trucking company and trucker.

Many trucks have electronic data recorders or “black boxes,” which can provide information about how fast a truck was traveling, when the driver applied the brakes, what steering actions the driver took, and other important information. And In-Truck video footage may clearly show how the truck driver’s negligence led to the accident.

Dispatch records can provide a lot of information about the truck driver’s route, the nature of the particular job, and the duration the driver was in the vehicle.

Trucks have to be inspected regularly by law. Inspection records could indicate that the trucking company failed to have the truck inspected or did not properly address a maintenance issue.

Truck drivers are only allowed to drive so many hours without a break. They are required to log the hours they drive each week. The driving log can contain key information that can help your case.

Improperly loaded cargo can throw off a truck’s center of gravity and lead to a rollover accident, or the cargo could fall off the trailer and cause a crash, for example. These records can provide insight into a cargo loading company’s negligence.


If you have been the victim of truck accident, our experienced team is ready to start working on your case today.

Why McDonald & Cody?

The philosophy at McDonald & Cody, LLC is to provide maximum results, one client at a time. We are dedicated to our cases and strive for quick, full and maximum compensation.


You can afford a top notch trial attorney. Our clients don't pay anything unless we win their case, either by receiving a settlement or a jury verdict.

We Spare No Expense!

We have the financial wherewithal to litigate every case to its conclusion, so you will never be forced to accept an unsatisfactory settlement because your law firm is hurting for cash.

We Keep Small Caseloads!

Each client’s case gets the individual attention and focus that makes sure that it is thoroughly prepared and the value maximized.

What Are the Causes of Truck Accidents?

There are multiple factors that can contribute to a trucking accident.

A motor vehicle accident that involves a commercial truck is much different than when the accident involves two passenger cars. The size and weight of a commercial truck have a huge impact on the amount of property damage and the seriousness of injuries that can arise out of this specific type of accident. Truck drivers are obligated to abide by specific federal safety regulations when they are on the road. When these are not followed, accidents happen. Occurrences of trucking accidents often occur due to:
  • Driving when fatigued
  • Reckless driving (especially during adverse weather conditions)
  • Defective equipment
  • Improperly secured loads or loads that exceed a truck’s maximum capacity
  • Unsafe passing
Fatigued driving remains one of the top reasons that commercial trucks are involved in auto accidents. There are strict regulations in place to ensure that truck drivers are receiving adequate amounts of restful sleep between the long hours traveling on the road. Failure to properly log these breaks or rest times is against federal safety regulations and puts everyone in danger on the road.

What to expect after a Truck Accident

When a commercial truck collides with your vehicle, the devastation can be immense.

How Do I Get Started?


Statute of limitations may apply so don't delay having your accident or injury claim evaluated by our team.


Regardless of the type of injury you have, we may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve!


Our experienced attorneys at McDonald & Cody will fight for the justice you deserve. You don't pay unless we win!

Our Trial Attorneys are ready to discuss your Truck Accident case.

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