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How Does The Law Establish Fault In a Tennessee Car Accident?

Establishing Fault in a Tennessee Accident and Injury Case What Must Be Proven to Win a Personal Injury Case in Tennessee?   Not every injury is compensated under the laws of Tennessee. Most personal injury cases involve the laws of negligence.  In general terms, the jury (or judge) must decide that the Defendant(s) were negligent [...]

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What Must Be Proven to Win Your Injury Lawsuit in Tennessee? (Part 2)

Continued from What Must Be Proven to Win an Accident and Injury Case in Tennessee?  (Part 1) We are discussing exactly what is a "Permanent Injury"? It is essential that you have competent expert medical evidence (usually your treating physician) to prove the permanency of the injury causing your disability. The courts have held that [...]

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Do you need an Attorney for your Nashville injury Accident?

While you usually do not need a lawyer for a very minor injury claim or a property damage only claim, the opposite is usually true for a more serious car or truck injury claim.  In fact, the more severe the injury, the more likely you will benefit by using an experienced Nashville injury attorney.   [...]

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What are the steps in my Nashville Injury Lawsuit? (Part 2)

Continued from Court Proceedings in a Tennessee Injury Case (Part 1) It is also very dangerous to wait to hire an experienced injury attorney until the last few weeks or days before your time to file suit expires.  First of all, it is very dangerous for you or an attorney to wait until the statute [...]

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How will my injury case proceed once I hire an attorney?

How will my Nashville accident and injury case proceed once I hire an attorney? (Part 1) The court process is the generally the same in any negligence or auto accident lawsuit. Insurance companies take a very aggressive stance in settling cases, so your attorney's efforts to negotiate a reasonable settlement often don't pan out (although they ought [...]

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Why is it important to file suit ASAP in your accident case?

Setting a trial date is the single most important action in an injury case. It motivates the at fault party and their insurance carrier to negotiate a fair settlement in your case and shows them that your attorney is confident enough in you and your case that they are more than willing to take it [...]

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What can a Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Attorney do for you in your Tennessee case?

I cannot speak for all Personal Injury attorneys, but I can tell you what I do for my clients and what your Personal Injury attorney should do for you: Have an initial meeting with you in order to gather all the essential facts and evaluate the merits of your case. Educate and teach you about [...]

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Drowsy Driving, Teen Age Drivers, and Texting While Driving – A Parent’s Worst Nightmare!

We've all driven while we were tired. There's just no way around it. I remember driving home from work on Interstate 40 when I was younger and being so sleepy that the tail-lights from the vehicles on the road with me were one long blur. How I made it home, I'll never know. And we've all driven while we were [...]

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Is it really true that big cities are safer than small towns?

Is it really true that big cities are safer than small towns?   I was writing an article awhile back and ran across some information that surprised me.  Actually, I thought it was just about unbelievable and dismissed it for the purposes of writing my article.  However, the crux of it bothered me and I [...]

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Top 8 Things To Know To Hire The Best Tennessee Injury Lawyer

             Get a referral from a friend or co-worker who has had experience with attorneys in the past.  Most times, you don't have to look far to find a family member, friend, or co-worker who has had experience (good or bad) with an injury lawyer. If you come up empty with that effort, or if [...]

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