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Feb 26, 2020

Will an Insurance Company Pay for My Pain and Suffering?

By |February 26th, 2020|Personal Injury|0 Comments

 When we have clients that come to us with a personal injury case, one of the first things they want to know is, who is going to pay for their pain and suffering? I always tell those clients that is one of the main factors that we consider when we are negotiating their case with an insurance company. It is a hard thing to put a dollar figure on someone's pain and suffering. And there's [...]

Jul 18, 2019

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

By |July 18th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

When you are facing a sudden medical issue, your first inclination may be to call 911 or jump in the car and head straight to the hospital emergency room. However, often an urgent care center is the more feasible and economically viable choice. It is important to know the difference between each of these facilities and the best one to visit whenever you or a loved one requires immediate medical care. Urgent care center capabilities Many [...]

Feb 28, 2019

Can I Have a Personal Injury Claim and a Workers’ Compensation Claim at the Same Time?

By |February 28th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

 Can you have a personal injury claim and a workers’ compensation claim at the same time? Fortunately, the answer can be yes. In workers’ compensation claims in the state of Tennessee, unfortunately your benefits can be very limited, so it's always important to look for a third party to recover against. The bad news is, if you're injured by your employer due to your employer's negligence or by a co-employee, you're not going to be [...]

Dec 19, 2018

How Should You Dress for Court?

By |December 19th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

 It's important to make a good impression. Understand the judge, or in the in case of a jury trial, the jury, is going to make decisions about you from your personal appearance. That may not be fair, but ladies and gentlemen, that is a reality of our current life. So, if you want to make a good impression, then I suggest that you dress for success. I suggest that you don't wear shorts. I suggest [...]

Nov 20, 2018

I Was Hurt on Someone Else’s Property. What Do I Do?

By |November 20th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Property owners and managers have a responsibility to keep their property safe. When you see a “Wet Floor” sign at the supermarket, or signs posted around a construction site, or a notice in the bathroom of your favorite restaurant telling employees to wash their hands before resuming work – all of these signs are posted to ensure that everyone gets through their days safely. Sometimes, however, property owners can be a little lax. They cut some [...]

Aug 22, 2018

The Basic Types of Product Liability Claims

By |August 22nd, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Product liability lawsuits are different than personal injury lawsuits based on negligence. The basic parts of a product liability claim are: A product was defective The user of the product died or became injured The defect is the cause of the wrongful death or injury The damages in both product liability lawsuits are similar. Injured victims can claim their lost wages, any and all medical expenses to recover, and damages for pain and suffering. Families can [...]

Feb 1, 2018

How to Prove Liability in a Knoxville Slip-and-Fall Case

By |February 1st, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Everybody slip and falls at some point in their lives. If you are lucky, you stand up, shake off the dirt and embarrassment and you keep on walking and trying to act as if everything is fine and hoping that no one saw you take a tumble. People slip and fall at home, at work, they trip and fall at the mall, the grocery store, on the courthouse steps and in school hallways. You might emerge [...]

Jan 3, 2018

A Garth Brooks Fan Almost Lost an Eye at His Concert – but “She’s Gonna Make It”

By |January 3rd, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

When the music is turned up too loudly, it can hurt your ears. For one Garth Brooks fan, love of music almost cost her an eye. And while we think a good pun is pretty funny, there’s nothing funny about what happened to Jean Ann Crenshaw on December 9th while she was at a concert at the Bridgestone Arena. The short version is this: Trisha Yearwood had a surprise in store for Garth Brooks that involved [...]

Nov 29, 2017

My Property Has Been Damaged; Now What Do I Do?

By |November 29th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Mother Nature is unpredictable; just ask the people of Gatlinburg, or Houston, or anyone in California. Humans can be unpredictable, too. As of right now, there have been 151,592 traffic crashes in Tennessee this year, and 10.429 of them have happened in Knox County. Of those 151,592 crashes: 732 were fatal 37,264 involved an injury 113,605 led to more than $400 in property damage When you’re seriously injured in a crash, your first thoughts should be [...]

Nov 15, 2017

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Personal Injury Attorney

By |November 15th, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Unlike Superman, Achilles and the other heroes of myth, we’re not invulnerable to pain and suffering.  People sustain life-threatening injuries every day: from terrifying natural disasters, unavoidable auto accidents, and simple slips. Fortunately, when you get injured, you are not alone; you can have a personal injury attorney by your side. There are a number of personal injury attorneys here in Knoxville, and choosing the right lawyer to represent you is an important choice. But how [...]

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