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Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyer

Help for injured people in Cookeville, Crossville, Sparta, and Middle Tennessee

When you have been injured due to another person's negligence, you need an aggressive attorney to help you get compensated. The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis represents you in your personal injury lawsuit. If you have witnessed a traumatic event, you may be able file suit for wrongful infliction of emotional distress. We handle all personal injury suits on a contingency basis—you do not pay attorney's fees unless we recover an award for you.

Motor vehicle accidents

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak to an attorney right away. We help you pursue a personal injury lawsuit after any type of traffic accident:

  • Car crashes
  • Motorcycle wrecks
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian collisions 

Even if you believe that you were partly at fault, you still may have a claim against another person who was at greater fault. We review the details of your accident and determine if you have a valid claim under Tennessee's comparative negligence law.

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Workers compensation

Insurance companies stay in business by attempting to deny claims whenever they can. Workers compensation insurance is no exception. When you are injured on the job, your employer's insurance carrier hopes to deny benefits for reasons such as—

  • Treatment deemed unnecessary
  • Documentation not filled out properly
  • Preauthorization not conducted
  • Treatment guidelines not followed 

When you are hurt at work, getting the compensation you deserve can be more complicated than you realize. Our law office helps you get through the red tape and get compensated fairly.

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Medical malpractice

Health care workers owe you a duty of reasonable care. You may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim if you were injured due to careless medical treatment, including—

  • Failure to diagnose
  • Failure to treat
  • Surgical object left in your body
  • Incorrect dosage

Our law office seeks a fair settlement whenever possible to spare you the inconvenience and stress of a trial.

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Premises liability

Tennessee property owners have a responsibility to maintain safe conditions. You may have a valid personal injury claim if you are hurt on someone else's property due to the owner's negligence, such as—

  • Uncovered floor openings
  • Wet walking surfaces
  • Inadequate warning signs
  • Lack of security precautions 

Premises injury cases can often be settled out of court for appropriate sums.

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Get help now from a personal injury lawyer in Cookeville

Tennessee has a brief statute of limitations period on personal injury claims. That means that you have a limited amount of time from the date of injury to file your lawsuit, or you could permanently lose your right to sue. If you have been injured, do not delay. For a free initial consultation now with a Cookeville personal injury lawyer, please contact The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis.

 

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