Personal Injury

Pros and Cons Of Settling a Case vs. Pursuing Litigation

When a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, they will likely take steps to recover compensation for their losses. For most injury cases, compensation will come through some form of settlement from an insurance carrier or at-fault party. However, sometimes, a personal injury lawsuit gets… read more

Protecting the Rights of Injured Children: Navigating Personal Injury Cases with Tennessee Code Annotated Section 29-34-105

As personal injury attorneys, we find that cases involving injured children are some of the most emotional and challenging to handle. It takes specialized knowledge and experience to navigate these cases effectively, particularly when negotiating settlements to secure the child’s future needs. Fortunately, Tennessee Code Annotated section 29-34-105 provides protections for injured children and ensures… read more

Tennessee Lawmakers Propose New Distracted Driver Law

Tennessee lawmakers have introduced new legislation to combat distracted driving, a growing problem in Tennessee. In fact, Tennessee has the highest rate of distracted driving deaths in the nation, nearly five times the national average. Our lawmakers are starting to take notice. Tennessee state senator Mark Pody and state representative Clark Boyd filed a bill… read more

Will My Pre-Existing Injury Hurt My Personal Injury Claim?

Pre-existing injuries are often brought up by insurance carriers or at-fault parties in an attempt to limit how much compensation they pay for an injury they caused. This can seem like a daunting problem when it comes to recovering compensation for an injury, but it does not have to be. Here, we want to examine… read more

What Is Negligence in a Tennessee Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual, there will likely be some sort of investigation to determine whether or not a personal injury lawsuit in Nashville is viable. In order for a person to successfully win a personal injury lawsuit, they will need to show that the alleged at-fault… read more

Tips for Settling a Slip and Fall Claim

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a slip and fall accident caused by the actions of a property owner or property manager, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. You should be able to recover money for your medical bills, out-of-pocket expenses, lost wages, and even pain… read more

Sidewalk Slip and Fall: Who is Liable?

Slip and fall incidents that occur on sidewalks often lead to severe injuries, including fractured bones, lacerations, and serious contusions. But who will be held liable if a slip and fall accident occurs on a sidewalk? In some cases, these incidents may be nobody’s fault, but the reality is that there are times when property… read more

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Tennessee?

If you have sustained an injury due to the negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity in Tennessee, then you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, you also need to know that the timeframe for settling a personal injury claim is not set in stone. In some cases, these claims… read more

6 Tips For Driving Safe This Holiday Season

Everybody should remain cautious and practice defensive driving each time they get behind the wheel. However, there are certain times of the year where driving could be more dangerous. This is particularly true around the December and January holiday season. Data shows that vehicle accidents cause serious injuries and death peak around Christmas and New… read more

Where do Most Pedestrian Accidents Occur in Tennessee?

Pedestrian accidents are not uncommon on the roadways of Tennessee, but do you know where they are most likely to occur? It is important to understand where pedestrians are most vulnerable because the truth is that, regardless of whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, these accidents can lead to significant setbacks. As we… read more