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Personal Injury and Workers Compensation

Personal injury law encompasses many types of cases including car wrecks, auto accidents, motorcycle crash, truck wrecks, wrongful death (Wikipedia Definition), workers compensation, medical malpractice, products liability, premises liability, and other tort lawsuits. As a personal injury lawyer, I take time to listen to my client and keep them informed about their case.

Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation & Wrongful Death

We represent clients who have been injured in car wrecks, auto accidents and truck wrecks. We also represent clients in workers’ compensation , wrongful death, and products and premises liability cases.
To discuss your case today with Attorney J. Derreck Whitson @ 423-613-0160.

YOU MAY HAVE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE INJURIES YOU RECEIVED BECAUSE OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANOTHER PERSON:

  • Do I have a case?
  • How much is my case worth?
  • How long will my case take?
  • How much are the legal fees?
  • How will my medical bills and lost wages be paid?
  • What is Pain and Suffering and what am I entitled to recover?

The Newport, Tennessee Law Offices of J. Derreck Whitson is here to answer these and many other important legal questions for your personal injury case. We understand how painful it is to sustain a personal injury that could potentially cost you your livel ihood if not your life itself. Our attorneys represent clients who have been so seriously injured as a result of an automobile, truck, bus or motorcycle accident that they may never again be able to function properly, or lead a productive life.

Personal injury law is a broad and complex legal field that can involve the negligent, reckless, or intentional acts of another. Personal injury cases can arise from automobile accidents, car wrecks, truck accidents and tractor-trailer . Personal injury lawsuits can also arise from a slip and fall, workers compensation or other accident that occurs on the job, and when there has been a wrongful death. If you have been injured as the result of a car accident, automobile collision, truck wreck, or other ac cident, you need to know your legal rights. Contact the Law Office of J. Derreck Whitson to learn more about your case and our personal injury legal law services. Let Derreck Whitson, a personal injury lawyer, review your case.

Workers’ compensation involves your rights if you were injured on the job. You may be entitled to benefits including time off, reimbursement for medical bills and transportation expenses, temporary disability. Workers’ compensation also includes temporar y and permanent partial and total disability. It is important to you discuss your personal injury or workers’ compensation case with an attorney.

Wrongful death cases concern legal remedies available for the death of a family member or friend. Each case is specific and might involve guardianships, child custody and support, as well as probate and estate administration. Wrongful death cases are usually filed by the administrator of a decedent’s estate, on behalf of the estate for the benefit of its heirs and beneficiaries

Personal injury cases can result from many causes, including:

  • CAR WRECKS, AUTO ACCIDENTS, and TRUCK COLLISIONS
  • MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
  • TRACTOR-TRAILER AND 18-WHEELER ACCIDENTS
  • ON-THE-JOB INJURIES (WORKERS’ COMPENSATION)
  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
  • NEGLIGENCE
  • SLIP & FALL
  • DEFECTIVE PREMISES & PREMISES LIABILITY
  • DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS & PRODUCTS LIABILITY
  • ASSAULT AND BATTERY
  • DUI
  • WRONGFUL DEATH

It is important to consult an attorney or lawyer before you speak with any insurance company. You are entitled to compensation for any personal injury, car wreck, automobile collision, truck wreck, workers’ comp, wrongful death or other liability case including:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Compensation for your continued pain and suffering
  • Your spouse and children may be entitled to compensation for their loss of consortium

The Law Offices of J. Derreck Whitson represents clients throughout Tennessee. Attorney Derreck Whitson is a civil and criminal attorney in the general practice of law. Mr. Whitson is a Tennessee trial attorney and handles personal injury, criminal defense, family, and estate law. To discuss your case call today at 423-613-0160.
Our personal injury practice is limited to representing only people who are injured in an accident. We do not represent those causing an accident or their insurance company. We are devoted to aggressively negotiating for you to get you the compensation you deserve. If you are suffering from an injury, an insurance company may be contacting you. You should not agree to a settlement in your personal injury case, motor vehicle accident, workers compensation, wrongful death, or other liability case without meeting with us. The insurance company does not have your best interest in mind and they will not tell you everything you need to know. Signing a settlement will bar you from future action should your condition become worse or you develop new symptoms from your injury.

WE OFFER A FREE LEGAL CONSULTATION and DO NOT CHARGE A FEE IF WE DO NOT RECOVER FOR YOU IN YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE.

 

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