If you have been injured in an accident, then an attorney can help you negotiate your accident injury claim and get you results.
What kinds of damages can I recover?
If you have been injured due to someone else’s fault, then you are entitled to compensation. You can recover your medical bills and lost wages and for costs that you may incur in the future due to your injuries. You can also recover damages for the pain and suffering resulting from your accident. If your injuries prevent you from doing activities you were able to do before your accident, you could be compensated for loss of enjoyment of life. An attorney can help you determine what your personal injury case could be worth.
What are the benefits of hiring a lawyer to help me with my injury claim?Having an attorney on your side can help you recover more money. Statistically it has been shown that injured parties with attorneys recover more money than those without attorneys. Dealing with insurance companies can be stressful. An attorney can help you to make phone calls, get your medical reports and bills and negotiate with the insurance company. Tennessee law requires you to reimburse your doctors and hospitals for your medical care. A lawyer can negotiate with your medical providers to reduce the amount that is owed to them.
Will I have to pay legal fees up front?
Personal injury can be handled on a contingency fee basis. That means you don’t have to pay attorney’s fees unless you win your case and recover money.
This is intended as general information and does not constitute legal advice. Laws change frequently, so you should do further research or consult with a lawyer before relying on this information.