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Atlanta truck accidents can result in complex litigation, including claims against not only careless truckers but also the companies for which they work. In a truck accident lawsuit, a trucking company may be held vicariously liable for the negligence of its employee, and it may also be found directly liable for its own negligence.

This is a good thing, since large trucking companies typically have higher liability insurance limits than might an owner-operator, thus increasing the likelihood that a seriously injured person or the family of someone killed in a fatal truck accident may be fully compensated.

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