The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the most recent statistics regarding truck crashes and resulting injuries and fatalities.

In 2009, 74,000 people were injured, and 3,380 people were killed in crashes involving large trucks. This is a 20 percent decrease in fatalities from the previous year.

Of those injured, 25 percent were truck drivers or passengers and the other 75 percent were occupants of the passenger vehicles.

The Good News: a comparison of 1999 through 2009 shows that injuries and fatalities resulting from trucking accidents are on the decline.

If you or someone you know as been injured or if you have lost someone in a trucking accident, please contact our office for a free consultation. Our caring staff will discuss your legal rights and options with you.

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If you ever have any questions about a truck accident, please do not hesitate to contact Joe, Buck, Michael or our office via email or phone at (404) 591-1800.

The Truck Accident Attorneys

The Truck Accident Attorneys at Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC devote at least 75% of their caseload to representing the victims of accidents involving tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles. Our extensive experience with the laws governing the trucking industry is the reason we are routinely successful at taking on trucking companies when someone is seriously injured.

The Truck Accident Attorneys

The Truck Accident Attorneys at Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC devote at least 95% of their caseload to representing the victims of accidents involving tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles. Our extensive experience with the laws governing the trucking industry is the reason we are routinely successful at taking on trucking companies when someone is seriously injured.

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Millions Recovered

Our team of experienced attorneys have represented individuals who have been seriously injured. We are proud of our track record of success, which sets us apart, and the outstanding reputation we have within our industry.

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red 60 percent $5-$10 Million
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