At Bamberg, SC, on 1/7/08, a beer truck, a log truck and two empty Freightliners were involved in a fiery pileup when the log truck lost a tire. The beer truck burned completely and its driver died. The two empty trucks were driven by brothers Two men from Rincon, Georgia were driving the empty Freightliners. One of them, whose truck also burned, was flown to a hospital. See news report from Chantelle Janelle at WIS-TV in Columbia.
The Shigley Law Firm represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases statewide in Georgia, and in other states subject to the multijurisdictional practice and pro hac vice rules in each state. Ken Shigley was designated as a "SuperLawyer" in Atlanta Magazine and one of the "Legal Elite" in Georgia Trend Magazine. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute and former chair of the Georgia Insurance Law Institute. He particularly focuses on cases arising from truck and bus accidents, representing truck drivers and their survivors as well as people injured when hit by trucks.