The Higgins Law Firm fights relentlessly for the justice their clients deserve, no matter how complex the case or how high the stakes.
For over 25 years, The Higgins Firm has been helping victims and their families recover compensation for injuries sustained because of the negligent actions of another party. Guided by extensive knowledge and a vast skill set, our personal injury lawyers in Nashville, TN have successfully recovered over 100 million dollars in damages.
As respected trial lawyers, you can feel confident in knowing we will do whatever we can to ensure you get maximum compensation - even if that means presenting your case before a judge and jury. We are not limited by resources which means we can utilize a broad range of tools to pinpoint the cause of your injury. Through our precise strategy and in-depth approach, we build cases that are undeniable.
If you are looking for a legal firm who is resilient, tenacious, and unafraid to stand up against the opposition, you should choose The Higgins Firm. We are ready to investigate your case, explain your options, and help you to make a sound decision that is inline with your needs and objectives. At our firm, you are not another case number. We will listen to what you have to say and be prepared to support you as your legal advocate and friend. For a complimentary case review, please call The Higgins Firm right now.Areas of the Law Our Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers Handles
When you entrust your loved one into the care of a nursing home, or assisted living facility, you had the natural right to expect they would be adequately provided for. Discovering that a loved one has been exposed to chemical restraint, financial exploitation, physical abuse, sexual abuse, mental abuse, or other forms of negligence can be overwhelming and put you into a state of distress. Any mistreatment in a nursing home is unacceptable and should be reported immediately. You should also know that there are laws that protect residents of nursing homes from being abused, exploited, or otherwise ill-treated. Let our personal injury lawyers review your case to determine whether or not a violation has occurred. If we believe this is true, we may proceed with a claim under a theory of negligence.Car Accidents
At least half of all car accidents in Tennessee were the result of negligence. This could be due to distracted driving, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, speeding, failure to signal, or other violations of road and traffic rules. The injuries sustained in these accidents can be catastrophic. Thousands of dollars in medical bills, lost wages, and a reduction in the quality of life could be extremely burdensome. As the victim of a car accident involving negligence, you should not delay in asking a personal injury lawyer for help in recovering damages you deserve.Truck Accidents
Commercial trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and are often driven by a driver who is under immense pressure to reach their destination as quickly as possible. Furthermore, the extreme mechanical stress the truck undergoes, do to extensive driving, can increase the risk for malfunctions and errors. When a truck accident occurs, the sheer force of the impact can lead to devastating injuries - if not death. A personal injury lawyer can gather important evidence to find out what happened and who is at fault so you can recover maximum compensation.Personal Injury
When an accident or injury is the result of another party’s reckless, wrongful, malicious, or negligent behavior, it may give way to a personal injury claim. This area of the law is an umbrella term for a broad number of types of claims, including vehicular accidents, premise liability accidents, animal bites, slip and falls, school bus accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, and so forth. Regardless of what might have happened, if you believe negligence caused you or a loved one harm, you should consult a Nashville personal injury lawyer right away.Products Liability
It is the duty of a company, manufacturer, or distributer to ensure their products are safe for consumer use. Failure to properly test a product before placing it on store shelves, poor design, misleading the consumer, or a lack of warning labels are considered to be irresponsible actions on part of the product company. When a person is injured because of these actions, the company may be held accountable under the theory of negligence, strict liability, concealment, or a breach of warranty. It is prudent you consult a personal injury lawyer to find out whether or not you have a valid case.Construction Site Accidents
Construction site accidents are unfortunately common in Nashville. An accident on a construction site can be disastrous and lead to serious, life threatening injuries. Sadly, many injured workers lose their life. Falling, debris, electrocution, and machinery accidents are some of the most common reasons for an accident at a construction site to occur. Although workers compensation is generally available for injured workers, or their families, a separate personal injury claim may be pursuable if a lawyer finds third party negligence to be a factor.Workers Compensation
Around 47% of workers compensation applicants, without legal representation, are initially denied their benefits. Many of these denied individuals appealed their denial, and won with the help of a workers compensation lawyer. As a Nashville personal injury lawyer, The Higgins Firm understands how to effectively pursue workers compensation for individuals who were injured, or fell ill, while working. If you’re seeking maximum benefits, you should have a lawyer on your side.Drugs and Medical Devices
Pharmaceutical drug companies and medical device manufacturers are very competitive and tend to be motivated by profit. As a result drugs and devices may be rushed onto the consumer market without be adequately tested. Sometimes these decisions can lead to painful side effects, injury, or death for certain patients. If you believe a dangerous drug or medical device caused you harm, you should choose a personal injury lawyer who understands how to litigate claims against large pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.When You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer in Tennessee, Choose The Higgins Firm
We have offices in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville. To speak with a personal injury lawyer about your case, please call us today.