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$9 Mil.
for two clients badly hurt in a tractor trailer accident
$5.7 Mil.
for a client badly injured in a tractor trailer accident
$2.5 Mil.
for a client in a Tractor Trailer Accident with Surgery
$1.4 Mil.
for a pedestrian client with a serious foot injury
$1.5 Mil.
for two clients involved in a passenger vehicle wreck
$1.2 Mil.
for a wrongful death case where the policy was only $1,000,000
$1.5 Mil.
for a serious injury case
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$9 Mil.
for two clients badly hurt in a tractor trailer accident
$5.7 Mil.
for a client badly injured in a tractor trailer accident
$2.5 Mil.
for a client in a Tractor Trailer Accident with Surgery
$1.4 Mil.
for a pedestrian client with a serious foot injury
$1.5 Mil.
for two clients involved in a passenger vehicle wreck
$1.2 Mil.
for a wrongful death case where the policy was only $1,000,000
$1.5 Mil.
for a serious injury case
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Atlanta Truck Accident Attorney

The Simon Law Firm has offices in Atlanta and throughout Georgia focusing on helping families with serious injuries related to truck and commercial vehicle accidents. We listen to you to make sure we are accomplishing your goals. Over 30% of our cases are commercial truck injuries.

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Trucking Accident Attorneys Serving Victims In And Around Atlanta, GA


Trucks and commercial vehicles may be one of the most prevalent means to distribute goods, but they also come with a lot of risk. It is reported that as much as 70% of all freight moved in the United States is done by trucks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a division of the United States Department of Transportation, the number of truck-related accidents that occur each year is in the hundreds of thousands. With over 700 accidents every day in America alone- it’s no wonder that trucks generate so many headlines for being unsafe! If you are the victim of a truck or commercial vehicle wreck you, need experienced legal help to seek justice and explore how you can be fairly compensated.

Truck Accident Claims Are Drastically Different

Trucking accident cases are unique. But, where there is a truck and another vehicle colliding it can be difficult to determine who was at fault for any resulting damages or injuries- especially with big firms like UPS having equally large teams of lawyers that deny claims against them when they’re brought by their clients in accidents; this means you should seek experienced legal guidance from an Atlanta Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer if needed. At Christopher Simon Law, we understand the process of determining liability and are knowledgeable regarding state and federal regulations that govern trucking safety. If a client has been injured or died in a crash due to someone else’s negligence on behalf of their company then our skilled team will file legal claims for damages against them!

Our Atlanta Truck Accident Lawyers are trained by insurance companies to defend trucking companies early in their careers, so they know how this whole system works. We prepare all cases as if it will go to trial! If you want an attorney with experience on your side when someone wrongs or hurts you because of something they did while driving—call us right away. If we take your case, we’ll immediately start investigating the accident, collecting pertinent evidence such as police reports and medical documents, interviewing any witnesses, and filing the proper paperwork. Our legal team will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.

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Common Causes of Atlanta Commercial Truck Accidents

The majority of truck drivers are professional, courteous, and careful, but despite this fact, accidents do happen, either by mistake or carelessness. Among the factors that typically contribute to tractor-trailer accidents are:

  • Driver fatigue – Drowsy driving is commonplace among long-haul drivers even though there are strict national and intra-company regulations in place, including drive-time limitations and required rest periods.
  • Failure to Maintain their Lane – Commercial truck drivers are trained to monitor their blind spots and yet time and again they merge into the same lane as a passenger vehicle, causing serious collisions.
  • Inadequate truck maintenance – Defective equipment doubles the chance that a truck will be involved in an accident involving substantial property damage or injury, according to the IIHS. Faulty brakes and steering top the list of defects.
  • Distracted drivers – While state and federal entities have become increasingly aware of the dangers of texting and driving and have instituted firm laws and severe consequences for breaking them, it still occurs.
  • Impaired driving – Truck drivers are subject to regular drug and alcohol screening, but this does not completely rule out truckers driving while under the influence of either. There is the added possibility that there are other impaired drivers on the road – a bad combination in even the best of circumstances.
  • Aggressive drivers – Commercial trucks have slower response times when it comes to trying to correct their own aggressive driving or combat against another vehicle’s poor driving practices. This is especially true when braking, returning to their own lane, or swerving to avoid a collision with another vehicle or something in the road.

The elements required to prove negligence in trucking accident claims may seem straightforward, but how to substantiate them may be harder than you expect. Identifying the truly responsible parties can be difficult. It could be the driver, the trucking company, a third party who loaded or failed to secured cargo, and even government entities if there were dangerous road conditions that were not identified and the public sufficiently warned.

Why Choose Our Atlanta Trucking Accident Lawyer?

  • Regardless of the size of the trucking accident case, he treats each client with respect, compassion, and dignity.
  • He provides extraordinary customer service when handling your case. He keeps an open line of communication with his clients and works quickly to resolve the case.
  • He works on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay legal fees unless he wins your case.
  • He has years of experience with commercial truck accident litigation and knowledge of industry-specific trucking laws and regulations.

More Information About Our Team of Attorneys

Christopher Simon

  • 24 Years of Injury and Wrongful Death Trial Experience
  • Former Insurance Company Lawyer for: USAA, Liberty Mutual, Safeco, Great West, and others
  • Super Lawyers Selection 2009-2020
  • Selected as a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by Super Lawyers every year from 2014-2018

Harrison Spires

  • Firm Partner
  • 11 Years of Trial Experience
  • Former Insurance Company Lawyer for Trucking Companies
  • 2018-2020 Super Lawyer Rising Star

Tyler Bridgers

  • Firm Partner
  • 10 Years of Trial Experience
  • 2020 Super Lawyer Rising Star
what our clients say
Chris Simon and his team handled my accident case, and were fantastic to work with. Chris and his assistants, Alicia and Laynie, were professional, courteous and efficient, and responded quickly (and patiently) to my every question and concern. My case was resolved fairly and with minimal stress on my end, the importance of which cannot be overstated, especially when dealing with the pain and frustration of a car accident. I highly recommend the Simon law firm.
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I originally contacted the Simon Law firm based on the great reviews I read when searching for a lawyer to handle my case after a car accident. Let me just say that I am happy I found this firm and can attest to the fact that my experience with both Tyler and Laynie have been nothing short than amazing.
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