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Car Accident FAQs

If you’re feeling lost and unsure of yourself and your future after a car accident, you’re not alone. At Matt Hardin Law, our Clarksville, TN auto accident attorneys know that the majority of our clients are in unfamiliar territory after their accidents. At times like this, you just need a trusted source to answer your questions and address your concerns.

We created this list of frequently asked questions to help car accident victims like you get the basic knowledge they need to feel empowered and in control of their health, their claims for compensation, and their lives after serious car accidents. If you still need additional information or need the help of an experienced Clarksville Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys, don’t hesitate to call our office at (615) 200-1111 or fill out a free online form. We’re here to help take the burden of the accident off your shoulders.

Can I still receive compensation if I was at-fault for the accident?

If the accident is considered to be mostly your fault, it’s difficult for you to get compensation. However, many drivers believe they were 100 percent at fault for accidents, but investigations later prove that their level of liability was much less than the other driver—and that means they were still eligible to file claims for compensation. That means that even if you think you’re responsible for causing the accident, our legal team can review the facts of your claim and determine if the other driver also may have been at fault or could have been the sole party at fault.

How do I get money if I was hurt in a hit-and-run accident?

Hit-and-run accidents are difficult when it comes to pursuing compensation as the other driver’s identity may be unknown. However, we go the extra mile for our clients and do our part in trying to identify the suspect by interviewing accident witnesses and analyzing evidence from the scene. If the suspect is found, you have multiple options for receiving compensation:

Economic damages

These damages consist of compensation for things like lost wages, medical bills, physical therapy, and money to repair or replace your damaged vehicle.

Non-economic damages

These damages consist of compensation for suffering caused by the accident, including pain, reduced quality of life, mental anguish, and disfigurement.

Punitive damages

These damages are awarded to victims as a way to punish the person who inflicted the harm and deter others from engaging in such behavior. Punitive damages are often reserved for only extreme cases of negligence with the intention to do harm.

What can a car accident attorney do for me?

Getting an experienced car accident attorney means you’ll have a team on your side to:

Negotiate with the insurance company

Dealing with insurance companies on your own can be difficult and even intimidating. We know their tricks, and we don’t let our clients get taken advantage of without a fight.

Arrange your medical care

Car accidents can cause injuries that affect your ability to work and live a normal life. That’s why we want to help you as much as possible by taking the time to arrange your medical care so that you’ll get the treatment you need with the convenience you deserve.

Build a strong claim designed to get results

We know that your biggest concern after your accident is getting full compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other accident-related expenses. Our years of experience helping accident victims like you means we know the ins and outs of Tennessee accident law, and we know what it takes to build successful claims. You can count on us to maximize your chances of getting the full amount of compensation.  Contact us today for a free consultation.

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