Truck Accidents

Capps, Gil & Parker, LLC has obtained real results for our past clients and we want to help you, too. If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, contact us today!

Dothan Truck Accident Attorneys

Truck Accident Claims in Alabama and Georgia

As you travel throughout the Wiregrass area, and the remainder of Alabama and Georgia, you will undoubtedly see numerous 18 wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial vehicles.

When loaded, these large vehicles may weigh up to 80,000 pounds and can cause serious harm if a truck driver loses control.

If you are harmed by a truck accident, Capps, Gil & Parker, LLC can help.

Call us at (334) 490-6344 to find out what we can do for you.

Common Injuries in Truck Accidents

In a collision between an average 3,000-pound car and a tractor-trailer that weighs 20 to 30 times as much as the car, the injuries are often catastrophic, life-changing, or fatal for those in the smaller vehicle. Some of the more serious injuries that occur in trucking accidents are:

  • Brain injury or head trauma,
  • Spinal cord injury,
  • Nerve damage,
  • Paralysis,
  • Neck and shoulder injury,
  • Broken collarbones,
  • Pelvic fractures,
  • Broken bones,
  • Internal injuries,
  • And more.

If you have suffered one of these injuries, call our Dothan truck accident lawyers today.

What Causes Truck Accidents?

Trucking accidents are more complex than your standard automobile accident. Trucking accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, which further adds to their complexity. Many of these conditions are addressed in laws and regulations created by the federal government. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) exists to maintain the safety of vehicles sharing the road with trucks.

Conditions that cause truck accidents include:

  • Poor weather conditions
  • Driver fatigue
  • Driver inexperience or lack of proper training
  • Incorrectly loaded cargo
  • Overloaded trucks
  • Speeding
  • Unfamiliarity with an area
  • Illegal and legal drug use
  • Distracted driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • And more

When one of these situations or behaviors causes your accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Who Is Liable for My Truck Accident?

Further complicating trucking accidents is the issue of liability. Unlike a “regular” automobile accident, numerous parties may be liable in a trucking accident. This is due to the commercial nature of the trucking industry. Parties that may be held liable in semi-truck accidents include:overturned 18 wheeler

  • Truck drivers
  • Shipping companies
  • Semi-truck and tractor-trailer owners or leasing companies
  • Cargo loading agents
  • Maintenance providers
  • Truck manufacturers
  • Vehicle parts manufacturers

Contact us today for a free consultation or call us at (334) 490-6344 with any questions or concerns you may have.

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Why Hire Us?

Serious injuries from trucking accidents often require long-term care. They may affect your ability to support your family and enjoy life. If you and your family are wondering how you will cope with both the physical injuries and the economic impacts of a truck accident, you are not alone. Selecting the right law firm can make all the difference when working through this difficult time.

At Capps, Gil & Parker, LLC, results matter, experiences matter, and you matter – call today for aggressive attorneys who truly care.

  • “I have known Rafael Gil for decades. I know no sharper legal mind you could retain to solve your problem.”

    - Jason
  • “I have confidence that he would always do his very best no matter the situation. I truly believe Mr. Parker wants to be helpful to others.”

    - Fletcher
  • “He showed me the attention I needed to feel confident with my case. He is very wise and knows the law. I couldn't have asked for a better attorney. Thank You, Adam.”

    - Crystal
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