Compassionate legal representation throughout your recovery after a serious injury
Car accidents turn the lives of countless people upside down every year in Tennessee. In addition to all the pain, suffering and medical bills you must endure, you can also lose your livelihood due to the all of the complications from your injuries. At Pate & Knott, our Murfreesboro auto accident lawyers have committed their careers toward recovering compensation for victims injured in auto accidents due to someone else's negligence. Our car accident lawyers have earned the trust of the people of Murfreesboro through aggressive yet compassionate legal representation that gets results.
Options to resolve an auto accident negligence lawsuit in Tennessee
There are ultimately two potential outcomes that arise from a negligence lawsuit filed by the victim of a car accident. Either a judgment is entered on behalf of either party or the parties negotiate out a settlement. A court judgment comes with a lot more risk and generally leaves at least one side completely dissatisfied. Mediating a settlement leaves both parties feeling like they received a fair outcome, and mediation avoids the uncertainty and expense of a trial.
At the personal injury law firm of Pate & Knott in Murfreesboro, our car accident attorneys work together on every case, using the strengths of their individual skill sets to your advantage. Attorney Pate has decades of experience as a courtroom litigator. Attorney Knott is an expert at negotiating favorable settlements.Together, our Murfreesboro accident lawyers comprise a legal duo with expertise in any litigation scenario.
Types of monetary compensation victims can recover from auto accident injuries
You deserve to be fully compensated for your pain, suffering and damages after being injured by the negligence of another driver. Tennessee laws give victims a number of grounds for recovering monetary compensation for the harm that has been done to them. Our Murfreesboro accident injury attorneys thoroughly explain the differences between each type of compensation. We also help you find the best healthcare professionals for your needs so that you have the best opportunity for a full recovery from your accident as you move forward. The most common types of monetary compensation for car accident victims in Tennessee include:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Permanent disfigurement/impairment
- Past and future lost wages
- Punitive damages (in limited circumstances)