Did you get injured in an auto accident, a slip and fall, or hurt on public property? If so, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. You may be eligible to receive a settlement for the damage to your personal property and/or for any injuries you sustained.
If you are in need of a personal injury attorney in Nashville we can help you find one.
What Kind of Attorney Do I Need to File a Claim in Nashville?
In order to file a personal injury claim in Nashville, you will need to work with an attorney from the city where the injury occurred. These attorneys know the local and county laws that may pertain to your case.
Your attorney will need to be licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee or else the attorney will not be able to file a claim or represent you in a court case in the Nashville. At the end of 2017, Avvo listed approximately 573 personal injury attorneys registered to practice law in Nashville.
How Can I Afford an Attorney in Nashville?
It is a myth that personal injury attorneys are too expensive to hire. Most of these attorneys understand that you may not be able to afford to pay them up front because you may have suffered a loss of wages as a result of your injuries.
Personal injury attorneys will typically offer to work with you on a contingency basis. They only get paid once they get you a settlement and you accept it. If you do not receive any money then you do not have to pay them any fees.
What is the Claims Process in Nashville?
If you were in an automobile accident and you were injured you may be able to file a claim. Sometimes you need to settle in court, but in some cases an attorney can help you negotiate an out of court settlement so you can get your money sooner.
Having an attorney that is familiar with the city and how the legal system there works is an invaluable resource.
Where Do You File a Claim in Nashville?
Claims can be filed at the courthouse in the city where your injury occurred, but the courthouse you need to visit to file a claim is dependent upon where the accident occurred within the city. Here are some of the courthouse locations in Nashville.
Justice A.A. Birch Building
408 2nd Avenue
Nashville, TN 37201
Davidson County Courthouse
Nashville, TN 37201
U.S. District Court
801 Broadway #800
Nashville, TN 37203
Statute of Limitations for Filing a Claim in Nashville?
If you are in need of an attorney, fill out our free case evaluation form found on this page and one will contact you. In Tennessee, you only have a year from the date you were injured to file a claim so don’t hesitate to get started right away.