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Davidson County Personal Injury Lawyer

Following any accident involving the wrongful or negligent actions of another party, you might feel confused or unsure about what you can do to recover compensation for your losses. What you should understand now is that whenever another party's actions caused you some kind of loss, you will likely be able to recover compensation. Although you may be able to do this on your own, it is not advisable for it could lead to lost time, money, and overwhelming amounts of confusion. To better assist you, please call The Higgins Firm to speak with a Davidson County personal injury lawyer.

Situations That May Warrant the Assistance of a Davidson County Personal Injury Lawyer

There are a number of scenarios that may require you to call upon a legal advocate to help you with your personal injury case. At The Higgins Firm, we have helped Davidson County residents with cases that have involved:

  • Vehicular Accidents
  • Commercial Truck Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slip and Falls/ Trip and Falls
  • Premise Liability Accidents
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Municipal Accidents
  • + More

The above cases tend to be more common; however, it is not an exhaustive list. In the event of you not seeing a situation that resonates with your injury, please call a Davidson County personal injury lawyer from The Higgins Firm.

What You Should or Should Not Say After an Accident

As you prepare to file a claim for compensation, you may be concerned about what you should and should not say after an accident. As a personal injury lawyer in Davidson County might explain to you, less is more. It is not a good idea to assign blame, apologize, become confrontational, or get "revenge" for the wrongful actions. Rather, you should choose to avoid discussing what happened until you have talked with a lawyer. It is also advisable to be mindful about posting on social media; in fact, you may want to avoid it altogether.

The Cost of a Personal Injury Lawyer

In general, personal injury lawyers will accept cases on contingency. This means you are not required to pay any money upfront. Only if you win a settlement or a verdict will your lawyer deduct their fees from the amount. Prior to a lawyer beginning your case, they will explain their fees and ensure that you understand what you can expect. The Higgins Firm offers complimentary consultations where the details of your case will be reviewed. We will also discuss our fees, strategies, and answer any questions you might have.

When The Accident Happened At Work

In general, if you were injured while working, you will need to file a workers compensation claim. These are not the same as personal injury claims, but do enable you to recover compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Unlike personal injury claims, you may not be able to recover non-economic damages. In the event of a third party causing you harm, it may be possible to file both types of claims. Due to each situation being unique, it is advisable to ask Davidson County personal injury lawyer to help you explore your legal options.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

To be compensated for a personal injury case, both you and your Davidson County personal injury lawyer will need to prove the following elements:

  • The defendant owed you a duty of care;
  • The defendant breached this duty;
  • The breach of duty was the actual cause of your injuries; and,
  • You sustained injuries and other losses as a direct result of the breach.
Talk with The Higgins Firm to Explore Your Legal Options

We, at The Higgins Firm, understand the confusion and stress you may be experiencing. Rest assured, we will take the time to listen to what happened. Through our advice, you can make a sound decision on what to do next. To learn more, please call a Davidson County personal injury lawyer.

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When my mother was neglected in a nursing home I was referred to The Higgins Firm for help. They did a great job representing my family and obtained a significant settlement. Hopefully, this will keep someone else's parent from being mistreated in the future. Angie S.
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I have a large collection practice and don't handle personal injury cases. Instead of simply declining a case, I referred it to The Higgins Firm. They handled everything. My client got a large recovery and I got a large co-counsel fee. The client and I were both very happy. Attorney Bo Melton
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The best injury lawyers in Nashville. They represented my son in a car accident case and did an awesome job. James D.