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Truck Driver Injuries Over 80 Combined Years of Client-Focused Representation & Reputable Results

Truck Driver Injuries

Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Attorneys with Reputable Results

The trucking industry is the backbone of America, ensuring that goods and services are delivered to consumers and businesses across the country. While this may be common knowledge, truck drivers are often overlooked as an essential part of the process. Driving is hard work and often involves long hours and potentially dangerous conditions. Truck accidents happen and drivers also frequently suffer from repetitive strain injuries and other complications from their work. Thankfully, workers' compensation claims are available to drivers in need of medical or rehabilitative care.

Injuries don't even need to involve a moving vehicle. Some common work-related truck injuries involve:

  • Falling from the loading dock or ramp
  • Drivers getting struck by objects being loaded onto the truck or connected to the truck itself
  • Changing tires or putting chains on a work truck
  • Health complications from prolonged sitting and long hours
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Harm caused by improper or inadequate training

Let Whiteman, Hamilton & Conklin, LLC review the circumstances of your injuries and guide you through the process to apply for workers' compensation. Schedule a free initial consultation by calling (404) 800-4661.

What Is the Difference Between Personal Injury & Workers' Comp?

Since your employer is protected by workers' compensation insurance, you cannot file a lawsuit against them. Workers' comp insurance provides coverage for on-the-job injuries, allowing your employer to cover the costs of your medical expenses without personally having to pay.

Personal injury claims for truck accidents are different from workers' comp in that they are directed at a third-party. You may be able to file a personal injury claim separate from your workers' compensation claim if the cause of your injury was faulty equipment or another drivers’ negligence.

Workers' compensation cannot pay for pain and suffering; only personal injury claims address this. Workers' compensation claims also don't cover lost wages, though an application for Temporary Total Disability or Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) can help cover loss of income, depending on your situation and the nature of the injury.

In either situation, it is important to speak with a trusted Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney. We make your fight our fight and will help you seek full and fair compensation from the insurance company.

Contact Whiteman, Hamilton & Conklin, LLC online or call us at (404) 800-4661 to schedule your complimentary consultation. We take workers’ compensation and personal injury cases on contingency.

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Case Results

Helping Our Clients Move Forward
  • $3 Million Parapalegic
  • $3 Million Spinal Injury
  • $2.5 Million Spinal Injury
  • $575 Thousand Leg Injury & Amputation
  • $200 Thousand Knee Injury
  • $140 Thousand Low Back Injury
  • $90 Thousand Inner Ear Injury
  • $80 Thousand Shoulder Injury & Multiple Injuries