Practice Areas

Lawyers at The Higgins Firm can protect your rights and ensure that you have legal representation when trying to negotiate with, or file a lawsuit against, someone who caused you harm.

Conveniently located with offices in Memphis, Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee, our team of attorneys is ready and able to assist you by answering your questions and providing you with sound legal advice.

OUR FOCUS

The lawyers at The Higgins Firm have years of experience and expertise in overtime law, product liability cases, personal injury law, nursing home and elder law, medical malpractice cases, and more. You can click on the links below to learn more about our practice areas.

Overtime Claims

If you have not been paid your fair wages or have been denied overtime, lawyers at The Higgins Firm can assist you by filing overtime claims and representing you in negotiations with your employer.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Legally, you are entitled to family leave in accordance with the FMLA. If you were denied leave or fired for taking it, you could have a case against your employer.

Product Liability

Manufacturers and retailers have a duty to sell products that were produced using safe materials. If you purchased something that contained hazardous material, such as lead, or did not function like it should, and you were subsequently injured, you could have a products liability case.

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is rampant. If your loved one was harmed due to a lack of care or neglect you should speak with a nursing home abuse attorney at The Higgins Firm. You may file a lawsuit if there have been instances of malnutrition & dehydration, financial abuse, etc.   You can also click here for information on how to reduce nursing home abuse in Tennessee.

Personal Injury

The Higgins Firm handles all types of personal injury cases including, car accidents, trucking accidents, slip-and-fall cases, and more. We can work to maximize the value of your claim so that you receive as much compensation as possible for your injuries.

Medical Device Recalls

When manufacturers of medical devices fail to take the proper precautions by conducting enough research, disclosing known side effects, or using the highest quality materials, defects can occur. Bad medical devices often lead to significant health problems and costly medical bills – all things that you can sue for. Contact The Higgins Firm to learn more about Medical Device Recalls and current cases. We also invite you to call if you are having problems with a Depuy hip replacement,  Zimmer Durom hip replacement, or Zofran.

Medical Malpractice

If you were harmed due to the negligence of your doctor, hospital, healthcare worker, pharmacist, etc., you could have a medical malpractice case. These cases can be complex due to the need to prove that you were not harmed by natural or unrelated causes. The experience of the attorneys at The Higgins Firm can be put to work, giving you the best opportunity for a successful lawsuit. Read more about common medical malpractice issues below -