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Will My Personal Injury Claim Go to Trial?

May 7, 2015

If you were recently injured in an accident, you could be facing costly medical bills, time away from work, endless doctor’s appointments and more. The last thing on your mind may be filing a lawsuit against the party responsible. After all, who wants to spend the time and money to go to trial? What is […]

Suing Your Doctor Based on Lack of Informed Consent

April 17, 2015

Your Doctor Must Disclose the Risks of Certain Medical Procedures As a medical professional, your doctor is obligated to inform you about the risks involved in a proposed procedure. This is known as “informed consent.” If you do not understand the risks associated with a procedure, it would be impossible to make an educated decision […]

Understanding the Dog Bite Laws in Tennessee

April 14, 2015

Have you been bitten by someone else’s dangerous pet? If so, it is important to understand your rights. In 2007, Tennessee established strict liability laws for dog-inflicted wounds, including bites and other injuries; however, a dog owner can only be held responsible under very specific circumstances. For this reason, you should discuss your case with […]

What Happens If I Was Partially at Fault for My Injuries?

April 1, 2015

Let’s say that you were injured in a car accident. Someone pulled out right in front of you, giving you little time to slow down, but it also so happens that you were driving above the speed limit. Who is at fault? In this case, the answer would be both drivers. This can complicate the […]

How Do I Seek Compensation After a Hit & Run Accident?

March 27, 2015

In Tennessee, any driver who is involved in a traffic accident is required to remain at the scene until they have, at the very least, exchanged information with all other parties involved. Although it is a crime to leave the scene of an accident, this does not always stop drivers from trying to avoid responsibility. […]

Who is Entitled to Wrongful Death Benefits in Tennessee?

March 19, 2015

Coping with the sudden loss of a loved one is never easy—especially if their death was caused by someone else’s reckless, careless or negligent actions. Their absence in your life can cause unbearable suffering, both emotionally and financially, but it is important to know that you are not without options. You have the right to […]

How to Collect a Personal Injury Judgment

January 26, 2015

Have you successfully won a settlement on a personal injury claim? Unfortunately, you are not done yet. The next step is the most important, and can also be the most difficult, for moving forward: the collection. It is not uncommon for a defendant in a personal injury case to be stubborn and unyielding in the […]

What Benefits Does Workers’ Comp Include?

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January 12, 2015

If you were injured at your place of work, you are entitled to certain workers’ compensation benefits, especially if the accident that caused your injury was the fault of a coworker, employer, or machine malfunction. Before accepting a settlement, however, it is important to speak with a competent and experienced injury lawyer who can help […]

Defenses Against Personal Injury Claims

January 6, 2015

Understand Factors that can Devalue Your Claim If you have been injured in an accident for which another party was at fault, you have the right to seek compensation for the damages that have been done to you. Through a personal injury lawsuit, you can claim damages for which a defendant must cover, so that […]

How Much is My Injury Claim Worth?

January 2, 2015

Determining the Maximum Compensation That You Deserve If you have been injured by the negligence of another individual, you have the right to seek compensation. The financial burden of your injuries and damages should not fall on you, but should be covered by the individual who was responsible for causing them. Of course, it is […]