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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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
      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. Timmons joined Scott Pryor Law in 2015 and specializes in personal injury and worker’s compensation cases.

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    • Lindsay Butler
      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

      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

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    • Pretty Dimmel
      Pretty Dimmel

      Pretty Dimmel graduated from GA State University and then received her paralegal certificate from UGA. She is fluent in Spanish and Malaysian. She has a medical/insurance background and loves to help our clients resolve their medical billing issues. Pretty joined Scott Pryor Law in 2016 and loves seeing our clients' happy expressions when they see how much she was able to reduce their medical bills.

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Some of the common causes of Gwinnett County truck accidents include following other vehicles too closely, making improper left turns, and violating traffic laws. Depending on the situation, there could be multiple parties at fault, such as the driver, their employer, or the truck maintenance company. A skilled attorney could review a claimant’s case and determine the liable party to litigate a claim properly.

Truck Driver Negligence

One common cause of truck accidents in Gwinnett County is when a driver acts negligently while behind the wheel. If a truck driver becomes distracted, uses their cellphone, or drives while impaired by alcohol or drugs, they could cause an accident.

Additionally, if a trucker does not operate their vehicle safely according to the traffic or weather conditions, this behavior may also result in a devastating collision. For instance, if a driver is traveling too fast when there is low visibility, ice, snow, or rain, they may be liable for any harm that occurs as a result.

Accidents Caused by a Trucking Company

Gwinnett County truck accidents also may occur when a trucking company pushes its employees to drive beyond federal regulations and state laws to maximize their shipments. For instance, if an employer does not allow a truck driver to take their legally required resting periods and breaks, they may fall asleep behind the wheel and cause an accident.

Additionally, if a trucking company does not take proper care to hire and train qualified drivers, this may leave them responsible for the actions of their employees. If an employer fails to properly supervise their employees, such as administering drug tests when necessary, they may become liable for any accidents that result.

In situations where improper truck maintenance causes an accident, it could lead to multiple liable parties. If the trucking company failed to schedule routine maintenance checks, they may be at fault. However, if the truck repair company did not adequately fix a broken vehicle, the court may find this party negligent.

Potential Injuries

Because of the extreme brute force that occurs in a Gwinnett County truck accident, this may cause some motorists and passengers to sustain significant injuries. These may include trauma to the head, spine, neck, back. Depending on the severity of the accident, a claimant may become permanently paralyzed or may suffer serious cuts and lacerations. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these types of accidents to be fatal.

Consult an Attorney to Discuss Causes of Truck Accidents in Gwinnett County

If you suffer injuries in a trucking accident, one of the most important steps to take is to retain an attorney that has experience in handling such cases. The sooner that an attorney can become involved in an injured party’s claim the sooner they could begin to collect evidence and contact accident reconstructionists to determine the cause of the incident. Additionally, an experienced legal representative could send out letters notifying all potential defendants of their intent to file a claim. To learn more about the common causes of Gwinnett County truck accidents, call today.

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