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WHAT AMOUNT OF DAMAGES CAN YOU RECOVER FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM IN TENNESSEE?

In Tennessee, people who have been injured in an accident may be surprised to learn that the amount of damages they can recover has been capped by the Tennessee legislature. Tennessee lawmakers set limits on the amount of damages that an injured person can recover in most cases by enacting the Tennessee Civil Justice Act of 2011.

WHAT TYPES OF DAMAGES CAN YOU RECOVER FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM?

If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else's negligence, you may have the right under Tennessee law to recover financial compensation and money damages from those who caused your harm. Generally, damages in personal injury lawsuits fall into one of the following three categories:

WHAT IS A CONTINGENCY FEE?

Most people pay nothing out of pocket when they hire a personal injury lawyer. This is because most accident and injury lawyers in Tennessee will represent clients on the basis of a "contingency fee."

SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT?

Probably. In most cases, it makes sense for people who have been injured in an accident to hire an attorney to assist them with their injury claim. Most Tennessee personal injury lawyers offer free consultations and free case evaluations. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, you would be wise to take advantage of these free opportunities to learn how a lawyer can help you with your injury claim.

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