Questions and Answers about Personal Injury Claims

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What type of cases do you handle?

We handle personal injury cases. This means that we represent individuals who are seeking compensation for damages they've suffered, from financial damages to physical injuries and wrongful death.

Some of our areas of practice include:

What if I can't afford a lawyer?

We work strictly on a contingency basis. This means that we don't accept any payment from you until you've collected money for your damages. And we work strictly on a percentage basis, so you won't end up owing us more than you're awarded in court.

Won't my insurance company send a lawyer to represent me?

In many personal injury cases, your insurance company will provide you with an attorney. But his job will be to represent their interests, not yours.

If you have uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage under your own policy, it may be in your best interests to consult with an attorney on your own. If your insurance company's attorney finds himself dealing with your attorney rather than you, you are far more likely to receive a fair settlement from your own company. The same will be true of the other driver's insurance company.

What sort of compensation can I expect for my case?

It is almost impossible to predict a settlement amount. They can vary quite a bit, and can include many types of award, such as:

  • Property damage
  • Cost of medical treatment
  • Future medical and other expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost income
  • Lost earning potential
  • Punitive damages

When we represent you in a personal injury case, we help you sort out all of these current and future expenses, and do everything we can to get you full compensation for your damages.

Should I accept a settlement offer from the insurance company?

In most cases, you should not accept the initial settlement offer from an insurance company, whether it's your own insurer or another driver's.

Insurance companies will try to get you to settle for as little as possible, and they do this by promptly offering you just a fraction of what you're owed.

Other questions?

Call or email our Chattanooga, Tennessee office today to speak with a Chattanooga Personal Injury Lawyer and we'll review your case with you, at no cost or obligation to you.