Clifton, Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyers
Ms. Stephens believes that injured clients deserve not only an...
After being honorably discharged in 1998, I moved to Nashville, Tennessee to take a job as a police officer with the Metro Nashville Police Department. There I worked...
Anahi Fancher works primarily in the areas of immigration law and personal injury. Mrs. Fancher graduated from the Nashville School of Law with her Juris Doctor degree and is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee. Mrs. Fancher received her Master's degree in Business Administration with all elective course work in Marketing and Marketing Research from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and she also earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Mrs. Fancher decided to become a lawyer to help others and fight against injustice.
Goodlettsville, TN 37070
Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Tennessee College of Law
Mark Freeman graduated from Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee School of Law. Client satisfaction is his number...
Goodlettsville, TN 37070
University of Memphis
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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