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Injured in a Truck Accident? Let Us Fight to Maximize Your Deserved Compensation

Atlanta Truck Accident Lawyers

Millions Recovered for Tractor Trailer Accident Victims in Atlanta

Damages sustained in any type of motor vehicle accident can be devastating, but the injuries sustained in a truck accident are almost certain to be catastrophic. Due to the massive size of an 18 wheeler vehicle, passenger vehicles and motorcycles have a very slim chance of emerging from a collision unscathed.

If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident, you need to seek the help of an attorney. Do not try to handle your claim alone. Our Atlanta injury firm can help to hold the negligent parties responsible and seek the financial help you need while you focus on recovering.

Contact an Atlanta 18 wheeler accident lawyer at Kalka & Baer LLC today – free consultation!

I've Been Injured in a Semi-Truck Accident, What Do I Do Now?

Because deadly crashes occur every day, the trucker's insurance adjusters and attorneys know how to handle these cases to their own benefit. They will probably offer you a tempting settlement. They may seem charismatic, charming and helpful, and will probably ask you for a recorded statement or your signature on a few forms.

Whatever you do, do not give any statements and do not sign paperwork before consulting with a knowledgeable attorney.

Why Work With Our Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys?

Hiring a knowledgeable attorney is essential for obtaining a favorable outcome. Without having the proper legal representation, you can get stuck settling for a claim that is much less than you truly deserve.

If you chose to retain the legal services of Kalka & Baer, LLC, you will work with an attorney who does the following:

  • Acts quickly
  • Responds 24/7 to catastrophic truck crashes
  • Preserves the evidence of the accident scene
  • Performs a full investigation into your case, ensuring the driver was properly screened, passed all mandatory drug tests, and was in full compliance with all federal and state regulations
  • Performs an accident reconstruction so that you can download the Qualcomm and Electronic Control Module (ECM) data that could prove to be vital in your case
  • Provides you with inside information

Do I Have a Truck Accident Claim?

To determine if you have a truck accident injury claim, you will need to look at two factors:

  • The types of injuries you suffered, and
  • The type of accident that caused them

Injuries can be caused by a wide range of truck accidents, including:

  • T-bone collisions
  • Blind spot/no zone accidents
  • Head-on collisions
  • Brake malfunctions/lack of braking
  • Rollover or under-ride accidents
  • Jack truck accidents

Other issues that can lead to accidents include lost loads, tire blowouts, driver distraction, and drowsiness. Truck drivers have also been known to cause accidents due to texting or talking on the phone while driving.

Hear It From Our Past Clients

5/5 Stars
"Bryan Baer represented me in two car accidents: one where I was rear-ended by a commercial truck and another that occurred five months later when my daughter and I were T-boned by an individual who ran a red light. I read good reviews about him on this site and chose to give him a chance. Boy, am I glad I did! He's reliable, understanding, professional, patient..the list goes on! He never treated me as "just another client" and promptly responded to every email/phone call. Considering the first accident was my first ever, I asked several questions - oftentimes twice!!! Bryan (along with his paralegal, Matthew Blake) made sure I understood everything and kept me informed throughout the entire process. This is the primary reason I hired him to represent me after my second accident. In both cases, Bryan made sure I was satisfied with my settlement BEFORE settling, which was a very important factor. Though I hope I'll never suffer another car accident, in the event that I do I'll definitely choose Bryan to represent me again."

- Eryka

Benefits of Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you have been injured in a semi-truck accident, it is important to understand what you will encounter in the aftermath. The trucker typically calls the accident into the truck company and sometimes that company has lawyers, insurance adjusters, or a crash investigation team on the scene within the hour. The company wants any evidence that will help its case and limit its liability. Because truck companies are typically big corporations, they have advantages over you. Therefore, it is important to hire an injury lawyer as soon as possible following your accident.

An attorney from Kalka & Baer can help you:

  • Collect and preserve the accident evidence. Hiring a lawyer who is experienced in 18 wheeler collisions is critical, as he or she will know what to look for and how to preserve the evidence that is essential to your case. This may include the truck driver's logbooks, witness statements, police report, and even the truck's black box. Most trucks are equipped with an electronic control module, which could be vital to your case, as it contains important details about the truck before the crash.
  • Negotiate with the insurance company. Hiring a skilled attorney will help in your negotiations with the insurance company. The insurance adjusters are trained to settle your case for as little money as possible. You will most likely receive less of a settlement if you face the insurance company alone, as opposed to working with a knowledgeable attorney.
  • Get excellent medical care. Experienced personal injury lawyers who are familiar with the local community will know the best doctors to consult for the best medical treatment. Some doctors testify at trial better than others and are more meticulous about writing medical reports that insurance companies will understand.

Get the Insider’s Advantage with Your Truck Accident Case

For nearly half a decade, Attorney Tony Kalka worked as an insurance company lawyer. He worked for one of the largest defense law firms in the southeast, representing the very trucking companies and truck drivers that you may be fighting today. Because of his extensive inside knowledge and experience, he knows how these companies work and can anticipate their every move.

Tony Kalka is experienced in each and every aspect of truck crash cases and has a full understanding of state and federal rules and regulations for both interstate and intrastate truckers. He understands the importance of an accident reconstruction so that you can download the Qualcomm and Electronic Control Module (ECM) data to use in your case. He knows how crucial it is to act quickly before vital evidence is erased or lost.

We Will Travel to You – Call Our Atlanta Injury Firm Today

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a truck accident, contact Kalka & Baer LLC. We will come to meet with you at home, in the hospital, or wherever is most convenient for you.

You will not pay anything until we recover compensation for you and your first consultation is completely free of charge. Allow our top-rated Atlanta trucking accident lawyers come to your aid and secure the compensation that you deserve.

Contact our office at (404) 907-1594 or fill out our online contact form today.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Bryan and Jackie helped to alleviate the anxiety and stress. Their patience, kindness and professionalism was prevalent always.”

    Keena C.

  • “I have attorneys for life.”

    E Ripley

  • “Their preparation was absolutely impeccable. Never have I seen a case handled and prepared for better. ”

    Wayne Koral

  • “His knowledgeable staff is friendly and on top of everything.”

    Mike T.

  • “I always say “Everything happens for a reason.” And for all the reasons that God allowed our paths to cross, I am truly grateful.”

    Deb. H.

  • “There are no words to express how grateful I am to you both.”

    M Morgan

  • “They worked diligently to resolve my issue and addressed any concerns I had in a timely manner.”

    Erika

  • “I am here to recommend Tony Kalka to anyone that desires a knowledgeable attorney that is efficient and thorough for a lawsuit victory.”

    Christrost

  • “Tony’s work ethic is incredible; he left no stone unturned.”

    Marie

  • “Kalka & Baer far exceeded my expectations...and they are just the nicest people you'd want to meet.”

    Barbara R.

  • “They have been nothing but professional, knowledgeable, and attentive.”

    David P.

  • “There will never be enough words that can describe the type of lawyer, professional, confidant, and friend that Tony Kalka and Renee Smith have been thru the entire ordeal of my case.”

    Meg B.

  • “At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

    C Icemp

  • “Because of him, I received a much-needed surgery due to my accident.”

    Robin

  • “They and all of their staff were great.”

    Frankie B.

Work With a Recognized Legal Team

  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Millions of Dollars in Settlements Recovered
  • Selected for Inclusion in Super Lawyers®
  • Included in U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Perfect 10.0 Rating on Avvo
  • Nationally Recognized by Numerous Legal Organizations