What We Do
The Higgins Firm was established to be a full service law firm for the general public. Our main office is in Nashville but we handle cases across Tennessee. Regardless of your legal matter, reach out to The Higgins Firm for advice, support, and guidance. We offer free consultations and will work with you to determine the best course of action.
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. If you believe your loved one is being abused or neglected in a nursing home, it is prudent you consult a nursing home abuse lawyer Tennessee resident's trust.
Lead Nashville Lawyers, Jim Higgins and Ben Miller, began their legal careers defending high stakes injury cases but now they lead the firm's accident division. 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. The vast majority of car accidents are the result of negligence or wrongdoing. If this is true for your case, monetary damages may be available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don't See Your Type of Case?
As personal injury lawyers in Tennessee, our legal team has handled a broad range of civil cases that encompass this area of the law. In the event that your type of case is not listed above, and you believe you were injured because of the negligent or careless actions of another party, we would encourage you to give us a call to explore your matter in further detail.Get Your Complimentary Consultation with a Reliable Tennessee Law Firm
The law is a complicated subject that is rife with challenging obstacles and changes. Although you can technically navigate the legal system on your own, it is not advisable. Doing so could result in wasted time and effort, as well as, further upset.
There are statute of limitations for any personal injury claim. Usually, this is two years from the date of the incident. However, this could be more or less depending on your cases' unique circumstances. We would advise you to avoid delaying in getting legal assistance as the longer you wait, the more you might risk.
As a full service law firm in Tennessee, we know how to confidently maneuver through the legal processes at all court levels. If you would like legal assistance, turn to the lawyers at The Higgins Firm. For a free consultation, call 800.705.2121.