Do you have questions about filing a claim for a partial fault truck accident in Augusta? Watch this educational video, then call our lawyers to schedule a consultation.

What if I’m partially at fault for the truck accident in Augusta, GA; can I recover anything?

We had a client call us last week to schedule an initial consultation, and she asked, “What happens if I’m partially at fault in this truck accident case, but the truck driver is also at fault in the accident case? Does it make a difference in the case?” If you’re reading this, you may have a similar question.

Georgia is a comparative negligence state, which means if the truck driver is 51% or more at fault in the wreck, then you can recover against the truck company. An example is if you go to trial and get a million dollar verdict against the trucking company and the jury finds that the trucking company is 80% at fault, and you’re 20% at fault; under the law of comparative negligence in Georgia, you would recover $800,000 from that jury verdict.

If you have any questions about your truck accident case in Georgia, please give us a call. We’d be happy to help.

Were you or a loved one injured from a truck in Georgia and have questions about a partial fault truck accident? Contact the experienced Georgia truck accident lawyers at Nimmons Malchow Johnson today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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