Trusted Knoxville Auto Accident Attorneys Fighting for the Rights of the Injured
Providing quality legal services to car crash victims throughout Tennessee
Americans love their automobiles. Whether commuting back and forth to work, running errands or driving for recreation, we spend a lot of time in our cars, trucks and SUVs. While many technological advances are making cars safer, car wrecks continue to be one of the leading causes of injury and death in the U.S. Each year, millions of Americans are treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in car crashes.
If you or someone you care about has suffered a serious injury in a Knoxville car crash, you need a dependable attorney who will fight for your right to fair compensation. The Knoxville auto accident lawyers at Rocky McElhaney Law Firm are here to offer legal support while you heal and rebuild your life after a serious injury. We investigate the wreck and we stop at nothing to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve.
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Types of motor vehicle accident cases we handle
By their very nature, car wrecks are unexpected and they can disrupt your life completely. Whether you were involved in a rear-end collision, a broadside collision, a drunk driving accident or a multi-car crash, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to represent your interests and fight for fair compensation in cases such as:
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
The state of Tennessee experienced a decrease from 995 traffic fatalities in 2013 to 962 in 2014. In 2014, there were 45,348 injuries in traffic incidents, which is down from 45,605 injuries in 2013 according to the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security. All of these types of motor vehicle wrecks, whether they are caused by distracted driving, speeding or failure to yield, each one causes thousands of dollars in property damage, injuries and death.
How can a Knoxville auto accident attorney help my case?
An experienced Knoxville auto accident attorney from the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm can help you with the following after you have suffered a serious injury:
- Full investigation of the crash
- Procurement of medical and hospital records
- Provide legal guidance with regard to your options
- File a lawsuit against the negligent driver
- Negotiate with the insurance company
- Fight for the best settlement to compensate you for your injuries
What types of damages might I be able to recover after a car accident in Knoxville?
When you have been hurt in an auto wreck you file a claim, your settlement might include compensation for the following types of damages:
- Pain and suffering
- Lost income
- Diminished earning capacity
- Significant mental anguish
If you have never before been injured in a car crash, in Knoxville and you are unfamiliar with how a personal injury lawsuit or claim works, the attorneys of Rocky McElhaney Law Firm are ready to sit down and discuss your case today. We are here to answer any question you might have about the approximate value of your case, and what you might expect if we settle or pursue litigation. At the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm in Knoxville, we fight for you and we do not stop until we get the compensation you deserve.
The severity of your injuries and how long it might take for them to heal are some of the factors involved with determining the amount of an accident settlement. We know how to negotiate with insurance companies and we know the value of your claim. We are prepared to put all of our experience to work on your behalf.
Fighting for the rights of car crash victims in Knoxville and throughout Tennessee
The legal team at the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm is proud to serve the people of Knoxville by providing clients with comprehensive care and counsel after a car wreck. If your injuries were caused by a negligent or dangerous driver’s actions, we may be able to help. You are welcome to schedule a free initial consultation at our office. Please call 615-425-2500 or fill out our contact form.