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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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      JJ Timmons

      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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      Lindsay Butler

      Lindsay Butler has been with Scott Pryor Law since 2010. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked in Atlanta radio for several years. Lindsay wears many hats at Scott Pryor Law and most likely will be involved in every step of your case. She is honored to be an advocate for clients through a very difficult time in their lives. It’s important to her that clients know there’s no question too small and she’s always available to discuss their case.

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      Angie Hemmings

      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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      Gilbert Abad

      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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Drivers of large commercial rigs who do not check their blind spots before changing lanes or making other maneuvers place other motorists in harm’s way. While drivers of passenger vehicles should avoid driving in a truck’s blind spots for great distances, truck operators should also consider the presence of vehicles in their blind points while driving.

Side impact collisions, rear-end crashes, and other severe wrecks may all result from a truck operator’s negligence. Determining whether an injured motorist may receive compensation, therefore, may require the skills of a Columbus blind spot truck accident lawyer. A well-practiced truck wreck attorney could review your case during your initial free consultation.

Dangers of a Truck’s “No-Zones”

Blind spots, or “no-zones,” refer to those areas around a vehicle that cannot be seen through the side and rear view mirrors. On a commercial vehicle, these points are located directly behind the tractor-trailer and on the left and right sides of the cab. A motorist traveling in these locations may not be easily visible to the truck driver.

Truckers should receive training about the existence of blind spots and what to do before changing lanes, stopping, or making turns. These actions include:

  • Signaling intentions to turn or stop
  • Avoiding abrupt and sudden maneuvers
  • Maintaining awareness of other cars on the road
  • Having a passenger in the cab look for vehicles in the blind spots
  • Checking “no-zones” before turning

When truck drivers fail to perform these actions, or when a motorist travels in a truck’s blind spot unnecessarily, the risk of a catastrophic crash increases. These wrecks may result in:

  • Death
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Harm to the spinal column
  • Broken bones and crushing injuries
  • Loss of limbs

The severity of these injuries, along with the accompanying costs necessary to receive proper treatment, make it worthwhile for plaintiffs to consult with a knowledgeable truck accident attorney in Columbus following a collision. An attorney could gather and preserve evidence to document the claimant’s injuries and losses.

Can a Claimant Recover Damages If They Are Partially at Fault?

Georgia follows a modified comparative negligence system. This means that the claimant is usually able to receive some compensation following an accident, even if their actions contribute to the wreck. So long as the individual is less than 50 percent responsible for causing the crash, they may be eligible to recover monetary damages.

Injured individuals who fear they may have committed a negligent act that contributed to a blind spot crash should speak with an attorney about their case. Minimizing the claimant’s responsibility for the wreck and highlighting the truck driver’s fault is one way claimants may attempt to maximize their financial recovery.

Reach Out to Columbus Blind Spot Truck Accident Attorney For Help

If you or a family member were severely hurt due to a trucker not checking their blind points, a Columbus blind spot truck accident lawyer could help you. You might have legal rights to pursue compensation even if you were partly at-fault for the crash. Talk to a dedicated attorney today about your case and what actions you may take to protect your legal interests.

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