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Trucking

Whether you are a business or an individual, a collision involving a tractor trailer often has catastrophic consequences.  Smith, Gilliam, Williams, & Miles has been defending vehicle accidents involving passenger and commercial motor vehicles for over 30 years.  We regularly work with companies and insurers to resolve significant issues involving motor vehicle accidents.  Our attorneys are experienced in accident investigations and defending injury and wrongful death cases.  We will work with you from collision to resolution.  In addition to litigating trucking and vehicle accident cases, we are familiar with Georgia law regarding the operation of vehicles as well as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

How We Can Help You

Trucking Areas of Focus:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Insurance
  • Vehicle Collisions
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Serious Injury
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Accident Investigations
  • Wrongful Death
  • Lawsuits
  • Regulatory Compliance

Our Attorneys

John H. Smith

Gainesville native, John H. Smith, is an experienced attorney who concentrates his practice in land/real estate transactions, zoning, eminent domain, wills, trusts and estates, probate, and land litigation.

Steven P. Gilliam

Steven P. Gilliam is a respected trial attorney who represents commercial clients in complex litigation, corporate, zoning and eminent domain, banking, and transactional law.

Clayton Franklin

Clayton Franklin joined SGWM as an associate attorney in 2013. His practice includes general civil litigation, business litigation, commercial transactions, OSHA compliance, and real estate law. Currently, he serves as in-house counsel for Fieldale Farms Corporation.

M. Tyler Smith

M. Tyler Smith's practice includes business law and litigation. He prepares business agreements, including employment and non-compete agreements, as well as confidentiality and shareholder agreements.

R. Brent Hatcher

R. Brent Hatcher, Jr. joined SGWM in 2004 after practicing for five years at a major Atlanta law firm. His practice areas include general civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, real property litigation, appellate litigation, and personal injury.

Bill Rhoads

Bill Rhoads joined SGWM as an associate attorney in 2009 and was named as a member of the firm in 2016. His primary areas of practice include general estate planning, wills and trusts, business transactions, and providing tax advice for clients.

Keith J. Whitaker

Keith J. Whitaker joined SGWM in 2007. His areas of practice include real estate transactions and litigation, general civil litigation, adoption, contract disputes, personal injury claims, business law, and estate planning.

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