Severe Injuries: Questions & Answers
What is considered a severe injury?
Severe injuries are generally those injuries that involve a long term or permanent disability requiring lengthy treatment. This includes:
Who can file a severe injury suit?
Depending on your specific case, either the injured party or his or her family may have the right to sue for serious injuries caused by someone else's negligence.
What sort of compensation can I recover?
Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to collect compensation for:
- Medical costs
- Ongoing costs of physical therapy
- Mental health treatment related to the injury
- Lost income
- Loss of benefits such as insurance coverage
- Loss of companionship
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
What type of severe injury cases do you represent?
If your injury was a result of someone else's negligence, we may be able to help you collect damages from that party. Some of the most frequent causes of severe injury suits include:
What if I can't afford a lawyer after my loss?
We work on contingency, meaning that we are only paid after we successfully conclude your case, and only as a percentage of your award as agreed in the contract.
Although expenses are separate from our fees, and by law must be paid by you, we can advance you the cost of those fees until after the case is resolved.
Call or email our Chattanooga, Tennessee office today to speak with a Tennessee Accident Attorney and we'll review your case with you, at no cost or obligation to you.