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Augusta Underride Accident Lawyers

Accidents Involving Underriding

The phrase "underride truck accidents" means an accident involving a car or motorcycle that drives under the trailer of a semi-truck. Injuries from such accidents can be catastrophic and include brain injury and wrongful death from decapitation.

At the Augusta, Georgia law firm of Wall Ellison LLC, our lawyers help people who were involved in underride truck accidents or whose family member died as a result of this type of wreck. We have been handling personal injury cases for more than 30 years - let us put our experience and skills to work for you. We build strong cases to obtain full compensation for pain, suffering, medical expenses, lost wages and other costs of the accident. Contact an attorney to learn how we can help. Call us at 706-722-0768 for a free initial consultation.

Causes of Underride Truck Accidents

We fight for people who have suffered serious injury or death as a result of accidents with causes such as these:

  • Truck traveling without lights or with dirty or damages reflective tape and taillights
  • Truck traveling much slower than the posted speed limit
  • Truck parked too near the roadway without warning cones
  • Truck jack-knifed across narrow road without lights or warning cones
  • Truck missing rear guard designed to prevent underride accidents
  • Truck rear guard loose or defective
  • Truck backs into smaller vehicle

These and other types of underride accidents can cause catastrophic injuries that deserve compensation. People who survive such accidents often have significant needs. They may be brain-damaged and not able to work. They may have suffered spinal cord injuries that resulted in paralysis. They may have been seriously burned when their car caught fire. Whatever the nature or extent of the injury, the victims of these types of accidents will require long-term care, therapy and assistive devices, all of which cost money. We seek full compensation for our clients so they can afford the care they need.

For more information about underride truck accidents and to learn whether you might have a case, contact the attorneys at Wall Ellison. Call our Augusta, Georgia law firm at 706-722-0768 for a free initial consultation.

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