10 Ways to Get More Money for Your Injury
After Ricky Redden’s accident, he said, “We were lost and were confused and we were to the end of the rope.” Jeff Mizell echoed the same sentiments after his accident when he said he was “depressed that’s for sure, and very angry because no one could see exactly how the accident had turned my life upside down.” But knowing some…
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ARE THERE LIMITS ON DAMAGES AVAILABLE IN TENNESSEE PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH CASES?
Accident victims can suffer immeasurable harm due to someone else’s negligence. Unfortunately, there are limits on how much victims or their families can recover in a personal injury or wrongful death claim. ARE THERE LIMITS ON DAMAGES AVAILABLE IN TENNESSEE PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH CASES? Tennessee is among a growing number of states where the law places strict limits…
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WHEN CAN YOU FILE A DRAM SHOP CLAIM IN TENNESSEE?
Anyone who chooses to consume alcohol and drive becomes a danger to everyone on the road. If you are hurt in a collision with a drunk driver, that driver deserves a large share of the blame for choosing to drive under the influence. In some cases, however, the person who served the driver alcohol may share part of the responsibility.…
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THE DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE WHILE YOU HAVE A PENDING PERSONAL INJURY CASE
Using social media is very common in today’s society, and some people share everything that happens in their lives in great detail on their social media platforms without a second thought. Although this may not necessarily have negative effects in a person’s everyday life, oversharing on social media after a car accident can damage a personal injury case. A person who is…
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A STEP BY STEP LOOK AT THE PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT PROCESS
Accidents occur every day in Memphis. They happen at work, school and home. Frequently, they occur on the road. Motor vehicle accidents, in fact, are a leading cause of accidental injuries and deaths in the United States. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that accident-related injuries impact more than three million people in our country each year. These injuries lead to financial losses…
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PROVING NEGLIGENCE IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE IN TENNESSEE
A person who is injured in Tennessee by someone else’s careless or reckless actions – or failure to act – has the right to seek financial compensation from that person through a personal injury lawsuit. In a personal injury claim, the injured party is the plaintiff, while the person who caused the injury is the defendant. In order to prevail, the plaintiff…
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HOW IS A LAWYER PAID FOR HELPING WITH A PERSONAL INJURY CASE IN TENNESSEE?
Many Tennessee injury victims worry that they will not be able to afford the services of a qualified lawyer. A common question victims ask is, “How much do accident lawyers charge?” A common misconception is that hiring a lawyer is “expensive.” However, you should always be able to afford a lawyer for your personal injury claim. You should never deal…
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HOW LONG DOES A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT TAKE IN TENNESSEE?
There is really no way to concretely determine how long a personal injury lawsuit in Tennessee will take to reach its resolution. This is because many factors are at play in a personal injury lawsuit. Even when two cases appear to be strikingly similar, one could take much longer to resolve than the other because of unforeseen complications and hidden issues. In…
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HOW MUCH IS MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH IN TENNESSEE AND MISSISSIPPI?
The damages you can recover in a personal injury case in Tennessee or Mississippi will depend on many factors. The extent of your injuries and the amount of money available, typically through an insurance policy, are two of those factors. Here, we discuss the types of damages that typically are sought in a claim as well as how the value of each…
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WHAT HAPPENS DURING A FREE CASE EVALUATION?
The vast majority of personal injury claims that are filed in Memphis and surrounding areas in Tennessee start with a free case consultation. The consultation is designed as an opportunity for a lawyer to get to know more about the accident that harmed a prospective client, and for the lawyer to explain the journey that could lie ahead for both of them. If you…
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