Have you been involved in an auto accident, slip and fall, or been injured using public transportation? If you answered yes to this question, you may be eligible to file a personal injury claim and get a settlement for your injuries.
A personal injury attorney may be able to help you if you are in need of legal assistance.
Where Do I Locate an Attorney?
There are many personal injury attorneys licensed to work in the city of Memphis. One of them should be able to assist you with your claim. According to Avvo, there were approximately 420 personal injury attorneys in Memphis at the end of 2017.
You should select an attorney from the city where your injury occurred because they will be familiar with local and county laws in addition to state laws. This can be valuable information and you may even be able to settle your claim out of court so you can receive your money sooner.
You will need to make sure that your attorney is licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee or else the attorney will not be able to file a claim in the state on your behalf.
How Can I Afford an Attorney in Memphis?
Normally it is expensive to hire an attorney, but this is usually not the case with personal injury attorneys. Most of them work on a contingent basis. This means that your attorney only makes money if he can get you a settlement.
If he does not get a settlement for you then you will not own him anything. There are no upfront fees in order to obtain the assistance of an attorney in Memphis.
How Do I File a Claim in Memphis?
If you were injured in an automobile accident involving a public transit bus then you may be able to file a claim for the injuries you sustained and the damage caused to your personal property.
An attorney will be able to advise you and help you collect the documentation you need to file a successful claim. The attorney will know where to go to file a claim, because the filing location depends upon where the injury occurred.
Where Can a Claim in Memphis Be Filed?
Claims are filed at city or county courthouses. Here are some of the locations where claims can be filed in Memphis.
U.S. District Court
167 N. Main Street #242
Memphis, TN 38103
Shelby County Probate Court
140 Adams Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Shelby County Clerk’s Office
3412 Plaza Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in Memphis?
In Tennessee, you only have one year from the date you were injured to file a personal injury claim. Don’t wait until it is too late. If you do not have an attorney already, fill out our free case evaluation form on this page and an attorney will contact you directly.