Pursuing a claim of wrongful death can be a very delicate matter. For one thing, the circumstances of the death are sometimes difficult to prove as being the result of negligence or recklessness on the part of the responsible party. Also, survivors of the person killed may have little stomach for taking action that is necessary. They're more wrapped up in the grieving process -- and rightly so.
Motor vehicles are among the most important single devices Americans possess. Whether you live in the heart of a major metropolitan area like Atlanta or out in the more rural reaches of Georgia, having a vehicle can often mean the difference between making a living and barely getting by.
Semitrailer trucks are scary things. We likely all know people who, when caught next to a huge 18-wheeler on a Georgia highway, get jittery to the point of having to do something to get out of the big-rig's shadow. Usually the tactic is to pass and get in front of the truck.