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Tractor Trailer Accidents

Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyers in Atlanta

Experienced Atlanta Injury Attorneys

There is more than just the size and weight of the vehicles involved that separates a tractor-trailer crash from a passenger-vehicle crash. When big rigs, or similarly sized commercial vehicles, are involved in an accident, the level of liability is significantly higher. This is because these vehicles are operated by professional drivers, who must obtain a special license, and are representing a commercial entity. Unfortunately, this does not necessarily make compensation any easier to obtain. In some instances, recovering damages after a commercial truck accident is even harder - which is why you need an experienced Atlanta personal injury lawyer by your side.

We Help Protect You Against Big-Time Insurance Companies

Establishing liability in the aftermath of a tractor-trailer accident is a difficult process. With so many potential defendants all trying to cover their backs, having an experienced advocate by your side makes a huge difference. In some instances, one entity owns the truck, another owns the trailer, a third employs the driver, and a fourth was in charge of loading. Depending on how the accident unfolded, some or all of them could be legally responsible.

  • Commercial, tractor-trailer accidents can be caused by:
  • Brake failure
  • Sudden load shifting
  • Driver fatigue
  • Distracted driving, including texting while driving
  • Tire blow-outs
  • Unsafe operating speeds
  • Defective auto parts

Seeking Compensation After a Tractor-Trailer Accident

Even when an insurance company accepts liability, their primary goal is to settle as quickly and cheaply as possible. At Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC, our personal injury attorneys in Atlanta can carefully evaluate the nature and extent of your injuries - taking into account pain and suffering - along with the lost services and income that resulted from the accident. Only then do we consider settlement offers. Our unyielding commitment to comprehensive client care has helped us recover more than $400 Million in damages.

Call (888) 425-6070 to put our more than 75 years of experience to work for you. We offer our prospective clients free case reviews. Schedule yours today.

Case Results

More Than $400 Million Won for Georgia's Injured
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries Requiring Extensive Treatment $30 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Medical Malpractice $20 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Traumatic Brain Injury $9 Million
  • Medical Malpractice: Traumatic Brain Injury $7.5 Million
  • Wrongful Death: Construction $7 Million
  • Catastrophic Brain Injury: Medical Negligence $6 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Wrongful Death Case $5.25 Million
  • Premises Liability: Wrongful Death Case $4.5 Million
  • Swimming Pool Accident / Drowning: Wrongful Death $4.5 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Traumatic Brain Injury $4 Million

Client Testimonials

Real Stories of Recovery
  • The most efficient, professional and ethical law firm in Georgia.

    “If you are looking for the most efficient, professional and ethical law firm in Georgia you do not need to look any further than Goldstein Hayes & Lina, P.C. There are not enough kind and positive words that can use to express the gratitude and respect”

    - Eileen G.
  • They have exceeded my expectations.

    “Atty. Jonathan Hayes worked very hard for me and getting my case settle in a timely matter. I will recommend Goldstein Hayes & Lina P.C. to anyone looking for the best personal injury attorneys in Atlanta. They have exceeded my expectations.”

    - Shunte
  • Extremely attentive, personable, and there for me.

    “Goldstein Hayes & Lina made my unfortunate experience positive by representing me with little to no work on my end. It allowed me to heal from my injuries without worries. Mr. Hayes and paralegals were extremely attentive, personable, and there for me ”

    - Lauren J.
  • They have been so wonderful.

    Mr. Hayes, Jessica and Alli have helped me with two cases in the past 3 years, and they have been so wonderful! The generosity and kindness of everyone at this practice are just great. I will always refer them to anyone that needs legal representation f”

    - Amanda S.
  • They have a client for life!!

    “I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the time and effort Jonathan Hayes and his staff have put into making my case successful!! Me and my family are forever grateful for all the help and support you have given us over the years. Jonathan Hayes fights fo”

    - Cherry H.

How We Put You First

  • 75 Years of Combined Experience

    We apply our 75 years of combined legal experience to make sure each and every case is meticulously prepared for trial.

  • Over $400 Million in Recoveries

    We have successfully represented clients against some of the largest corporations, insurance companies, and hospitals.

  • Recognized for Our Expertise, with the Awards to Prove It

    Our attorneys are nationally recognized for providing exceptional service and obtaining outstanding results.

  • Personal Attention, Like You Are One of Our Own

    Our boutique setting ensures you receive small firm care – all with the advocacy, skill, and experience of a large firm.

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