Spartanburg, South Carolina Tractor Trailer Accidents

Spartanburg is a major intersection for commerce in the Southeast, and as the site of many major shipping routes, tractor trailers’ are prevalent in the city’s traffic. One such tractor trailer can weigh up to forty tons, and high-paced contract delivery schedules often make the drivers of these trucks exhausted to the point of impairment. Even a “minor collision” with a tractor trailer can maim or kill the driver of a vehicle unequipped for such a crash. A shocking statistic is that one of every eight traffic-related deaths is caused by the involvement of a tractor trailer.

Trucking companies have massive reason to dodge insurance claims, as every payout they make for an accident is permanently placed on their record; this makes pursuing compensation for injuries or deaths caused by collisions involving tractor trailers even more difficult than normal insurance claims. Insurance adjustors for companies representing shipping corporations have in the past manipulated evidence and even fabricated expert testimony to avoid paying off the massive claims most tractor trailer accidents leave in their wake. Even if they never break the law, trucking corporations and their insurance companies usually employ experienced teams of insurance experts and attorneys and can provide them with enormous financial resources to reduce or outright deny your claim.

The bar is set high for truck drivers and the safety standards which apply to them, given to the major possibility for severe damage in trucking accidents. Grimes Teich Anderson LLP employs attorneys with experience in suing major trucking companies and their insurance representatives throughout South Carolina, and they know the state’s laws regarding such matters well. GTA knows how to pursue your truck collision claim, too, minimizing your costs and minimizing your personal stress.

What You Must Know

The law in South Carolina obligates at-fault parties (persons, companies, and other entities that may contribute to your accident with a tractor trailer) to pay for the medical costs and vehicle repairs of crash victims. Still, the law has loopholes and pitfalls, and when accident victims attempt to handle their cases without legal assistance these flaws in the system often drastically affect their lives. Many unassisted victims will assume that an insurance group will be fair and compassionate, but with the bottom line to think about this is not always the case. An experienced personal injury lawyer knows how to deal with at-fault parties and their insurance. Grimes Teich Anderson attorneys know all about trucking accidents in the Carolinas, and a member of our team can guide you through the process so you get all the benefits to which you’re entitled.

FREE CASE EVALUATION

Were you injured in a truck accident in Spartanburg, South Carolina? Contact Grimes Teich Anderson today at (800) 533-6845 and ask for your free consultation with a Spartanburg personal injury attorney. You may also complete a free case evaluation form online.

Grimes Teich Anderson LLP has law offices located in Spartanburg, Greenville, and Gaffney, South Carolina and Asheville, Waynesville, Rutherfordton, Spruce Pine, and Franklin, North Carolina.

Each case is different, so not all information on this website, as well as some which may not be provided, will apply to every case. Because the facts and relevant laws are different from case to case, Grimes Teich Anderson does not guarantee that the outcome, results or experiences with one lawyer or one case will be similar to another.

**Except for Employment Law Cases, Attorney’s fees are a percentage of the entire recovery and will be deducted before other expenses. In addition to the fee in these cases, Client will be responsible for litigation expenses, which will either be deducted from the recovery or paid by the client. Some Employment Law Cases may be handled on a contingent fee basis and others handled on an hourly basis, where the client is billed for the hours spent on the case. Based on our experience, we will advise you of the most appropriate fee arrangement in Employment Law cases.

Material on this website is for information purposes and is not legal advice.

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