Category: Personal Injury

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 38.4% of all households (or 48,255,413 homes) in the United States have one or more dogs. There is no question – Americans love dogs. But what happens when man’s best friend isn’t so friendly? In Tennessee, dog owners can be held responsible if their dog bites another person. […]

Emotional distress can be a significant aspect of recovery in most types of personal injury cases. If you have sustained an injury in an accident and filed a successful personal injury claim, you may be able to receive compensation for your emotional distress as well as financial recovery for economic losses related to your physical […]

Winchester, TN Personal Injury Lawyer

You may have already noticed the financial strain a personal injury results in and ask yourself, “How do I maximize my personal injury settlement?” If another party was responsible for your injury, you have a right to file a lawsuit, seeking compensation. The issue is that sometimes the victims fail to receive an adequate settlement […]

Winchester, TN Personal Injury Lawyer

After sustaining an injury in an accident, the action of compiling a personal injury claim is usually complex. The accident victims must spend ample time appropriately developing their case and navigating the settlement negotiations. Even though these steps are vital to a successful settlement, there are many other considerations to make. Most victims seeking settlement […]

Social Security Disability Related Terms, Winchester TN | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

In the current world, a lot of us are dealing with all sorts of minor and major conditions in our lives. So, how a preexisting condition affects your case in a personal injury claim? Because the defendant will want to avoid compensating you for damages, they will base their arguments on preexisting conditions. Luckily, the […]

Every state has a filing deadline for injury cases, otherwise known as the statute of limitation for personal injury. If you miss this deadline, you could lose your right to take legal action against the liable party in your case, which means you will not be compensated for your losses. Below, we review this deadline, […]

Giles County Social Security Disability Lawyer | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

Despite your best efforts to keep your child safe, accidents do happen. When they do, it is vital that you understand how to handle personal injury claims for children. Can your child receive compensation for their injuries? Do you have the right to pursue an insurance claim or lawsuit against the liable party? Below, we […]

premises liability in Winchester, TN

Under Tennessee’s premises liability laws, property owners and property occupiers may be held liable for injuries/accidents that occur on their land. You may be wondering: What do you need to do to prove fault in a premises liability case? The short answer is that you need strong supporting evidence that demonstrates a property owner’s negligence […]

defective products

Manufacturers and sellers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their products are reasonably safe for consumers. Dangerous and defective products should not make it to the market. A company should not put its bottom line before the health and well-being of ordinary people. Under Tennessee law (Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-28), injured victims can […]

Tracy City, Tennessee Attorney

As defined by the American Bar Association (ABA), “personal injury” is a legal term used to describe an injury to a person’s body or mind instead of to their property. Through a personal injury claim, a plaintiff (injured victim) may be eligible to recover financial compensation for both economic and non-economic losses from a negligent […]

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