Practice Areas

The Higgins Firm was established to be a full service law firm for the general public.


Workers’ Compensation

Nashville workers’ compensation attorney Jim Higgins personally heads the Nashville, TN Workers’ Compensation division of The Higgins Firm. Jim works for Tennesseans to help injured workers receive fair compensation for on-the-job injuries.

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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse can be physical or psychological. It can take the form of neglect. Whatever the form, abuse of nursing home residents must be stopped. The first step is recognizing the warning signs.

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Automobile Accidents

Vehicular accident injuries can traumatically alter you and your loved ones’ lives. Whiplash, nerve damage, paralysis, burn damage, broken bones, or dislocated limbs–even loss of an arm or legs–can result from accidents involving motor vehicles.

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Defective And Potentially Defective Drugs

Each day, we use hundreds of products with relative ease and safety. Unfortunately, if the pill or supplement you take is defective, you can be severely injured. Manufacturers of drugs and supplements could be held responsible for sale of defective products, devices, and drugs.

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Product Liability

Products liability law compensates victims injured by dangerous and defective products. This area of the law requires designers, manufacturers, and even suppliers to pay for injuries to consumers as a result of the defects and hazards in the products that they market.

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Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a negligent or careless act by a doctor, hospital, or other health care provider. Malpractice occurs when a physician fails to properly treat or neglects to treat a medical condition and this failure or neglect results in a new or aggravated injury to the patient.

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Trucking Accidents

America needs tractor-trailers to move the nation’s goods around the fifty states. Unfortunately, while trucks are getting bigger, they must share the same highways as cars which get smaller each year. When a big truck gets in an accident with a passenger car, it is usually the car that gets the worst of it.

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Wrongful Death

The wrongful death of a loved one is devastating to all involved. The Higgins Firm, has been representing victims of catastrophic injuries and the families of the wrongfully deceased for years. We know that quality representation requires more than simply obtaining a large sum of money.

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Estates

The Higgins Firm Estate Group has an experienced team of Nashville wills and estates attorneys that are ready to help you with your legal needs. Whether you are looking to prepare for the future, need assistance with guardianship, or need help probating an estate, you can find comfort in knowing that our team of specialized estate lawyers will be protecting your interests no matter how big or small.

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