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About Our Georgia Personal Injury Law Firm

At the Law Office of Derek M. Hays, LLC, we have obtained approximately $100 million in personal injury and wrongful death compensation for victims of negligence and their families. While we know that no verdict or settlement can turn back the clock and take away the pain of an injury or loss, we are proud to help people in Georgia regain financial control and hold negligent parties accountable.

Meet Our Lead Attorney

Attorney Derek M. Hays completed law school in just two years while serving as vice president of the student bar association and earning numerous academic awards. The traditional track takes three years, but he was determined to enter his profession and begin making a difference for injury victims, which he did in 1997.

Focusing on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he has been recognized with many of the most prominent honors available to attorneys. These include:

  • Mr. Hays is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which are limited to attorneys who have obtained individual verdicts or settlements exceeding one million dollars or two million dollars, respectively. Fewer than one percent of attorneys in the United States are members of both groups.
  • Mr. Hays has been selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia by The National Trial Lawyers for each year since 2007.

He is also a member of National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, having co-authored a chapter on the aftermath of a fatal drunk driving accident in the book Consumer’s Advocate. For more on his background and professional accomplishments, please follow the link below.

We Work For You

We represent only victims of negligence and reckless, violent acts — never insurance companies or other corporate clients. Our personal injury law firm’s core values are grounded in what Mr. Hays observed and learned from his father, who was a Christian minister for more than 50 years. For you, this means:

  • We help clients who need help, regardless of their cultural backgrounds, economic circumstances and other factors.
  • We will get to know you, be honest and straightforward, and provide an all-out effort in your case, never forgetting that we work for you.

Call 678-942-6692 For A Free Evaluation Of Your Injury Or Fatality Claim

We accept personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means we collect attorney fees only if we secure compensation for you. Your first consultation is free, which means there is no cost to learn more about your rights and options after an injury. Please call our office in Lawrenceville at 678-942-6692 to speak with a member of our firm and arrange a free case evaluation. If you prefer, email your inquiry right now, and we will reach out to you promptly.