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Skilled Collierville Auto Accident Lawyer Protects Clients’ Rights

Respected law firm pursues fair compensation for Tennessee injury victims

A serious car accident can upend your physical and mental health. Your financial health could suffer as well if you are not properly compensated for the harm you’ve endured. If your auto accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to pursue payment to address your medical bills and other damages. At The Collierville Law Firm, Attorney William L. Hagan III fights tenaciously to secure favorable results for injury victims. He brings over three decades of legal experience to every case and uses his extensive knowledge of Tennessee law to assist people who have been seriously hurt in vehicle crashes.

Common causes of Tennessee car accidents

Accidents involving cars, trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles occur for many reasons. Some factors that frequently lead to collisions include the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Tailgating
  • Failing to yield
  • Weaving in and out of traffic
  • Improper left turns

Whatever specific circumstances contributed to your accident, if the collision was due to someone else’s negligence, we will stand up for your right to compensation.

Common auto accident injuries

Victims of vehicle crashes sustain a wide range of injuries, such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries, including concussions
  • Whiplash
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Soft tissue damage and bruising
  • Burns and cuts
  • Facial injuries that result in scarring and disfigurement

Serious medical conditions are very expensive to treat. Our firm gathers the necessary factual and expert evidence necessary to demonstrate the full extent of your injuries and how they’ve affected your life. From there, we work to get you the money you need to pay your healthcare expenses stemming from the crash.

What to do after a TN car accident?

Here are some steps to take after a Tennessee car accident if you are not in need of urgent medical care:

  • Call 911 if there are injuries
  • File a police report with officers arriving on the scene
  • Exchange contact information, driver’s license information and insurance information with the other driver or drivers
  • Get contact information from any eyewitnesses
  • Take pictures and of the accident scene and vehicles involved, including license plate numbers
  • Do not admit any fault at the scene—let the investigation determine responsibility for the accident
  • See a doctor even if you do not feel you were hurt—injuries may not show up right away
  • Keep a file of your doctor’s bills and medical records

Attorney Bill Hagan can investigate the facts in order to strengthen your legal claim and determine what type of settlement demand is evidence you need to build a strong claim and pursuing compensation that is fair based on the circumstances of your accident and the seriousness of your injuries.

Compensation available in auto accident cases

The amount of payment available in a motor vehicle accident trial is based on the types of harm  compensable under Tennessee law, such as:

  • Doctor and hospital bills, rehabilitation costs and other medical expenses
  • Lost wages and benefits when you miss work while recuperating
  • Loss of future income if your ability to perform job functions is limited
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish and emotional distress
  • Property damage

Speaking with our personal injury lawyer gives you the chance to understand the amount of financial recovery that you can expect if you take legal action.

Types of catastrophic accidents

Catastrophic accidents alter the lives of victims permanently or for a very long time. These extremely severe cases can include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord damage causing paralysis
  • Lost limbs
  • Loss of senses such as sight or hearing
  • Severe burns
  • Severe organ damage

In some cases, a severe vehicle crash results in the victim’s death. Our firm advocates for injured parties and the families of deceased victims in order to give them a measure of legal relief and to hold negligent accountable. We press for maximum compensation during insurance claims and lawsuits to help you deal with the present and future consequences of a car accident.

Contact a trusted Collierville auto accident attorney for a free consultation

At The Collierville Law Firm, Attorney Bill Hagan seeks fair compensation for victims of Tennessee auto accidents. Call our law firm at 901-614-0318 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.