We care about our clients and build relationships with them. We hold our clients' hands through their treatment and healing process. We take the counseling aspect of our jobs very seriously as our clients are navigating some of the most difficult situations in their lives.


We work tirelessly to advocate for our clients in deriving fair value for their claims. Many firms will drop clients when they have to litigate. We expect to diligently prepare cases and take them all the way through trial.


We act ethically and with personal accountability in all that we do. We understand that the initial trauma of an accident is not the end of your harm, and we will work as a team to ensure that every aspect of your case is comprehensively addressed.


We value clear and frequent communication with our clients to ensure they understand the litigation process and how their cases are progressing. Our attorneys are always available to our clients.


Proudly serving injury victims since 2001, Matt Hardin Law is a well-respected firm in Cookeville, TN.

Cookeville, TN Personal Injury Lawyers


If you were recently injured in a car accident, truck accident, or pedestrian accident in Putnam County, our Cookeville, TN Personal Injury Lawyers are ready to build a claim that will maximize your chances of receiving the compensation you deserve.

We understand that hiring an attorney after your accident is a tough decision, but it pays to get a law firm that’s not only familiar with state laws but also knows the area where the injury or accident occurred.

Matt Hardin is a native of Cookeville and a second generation attorney in Tennessee. Both he and his legal team take pride in helping Cookeville residents during their times of need, and now they want to put their experience and dedication to work for you.

Visit Us at Our Cookeville Office for a Free Consultation

If you’d like to speak with us in person about your car or truck accident, feel free to schedule an appointment to meet our Cookeville injury lawyers at our office. We’re located at 320 East Broad St. Suite 100 in a historic building in downtown Cookeville across from the old courthouse and one block away from the Justice Center. For your convenience, use the free surface parking near our building when you arrive.

However, if you’re unable to come to our office, we can visit you at your home or in the hospital to discuss your claim. We know how hard it is to get out after a serious car accident, but it’s our goal to meet you in person to get to know you and your family as we begin working on your claim for compensation.

  • Medical Bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of earning capacity and lost wages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life Future medical treatment
  • Loss of relationship
  • Funeral costs in wrongful death actions


Our legal team has over three decades of experience fighting for the rights of injured victims like you, and we know what it takes to build strong claims that get results.



“Matt and his team were absolutely amazing. I was involved in a car accident which resulted in a back injury. I had not lived here long and had not established a doctor. Matt was able to give me some resources to help me make that decision. My experience with Matt was a positive one. He was very compassionate of my injury needs and was always available to answer any question I had about my case. I highly recommend Matt and his team.”

Google Review

“I have worked closely with Matt Hardin on two personal injury cases where he was lead attorney. We had excellent results on both cases, and I was very impressed with his knowledge of the law, his courtroom expertise, and his overall professionalism. Mr. Hardin does not back down, and I whole-heartedly recommend him as a top rated personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death attorney.”

Facebook Review

“My experience with Matt Hardin was great! He handled my motor vehicle accident case. Even though I was an out of state client, I had no problems getting a hold of him and had no problems with him returning my calls. He was able to answer all of my questions and concerns and explained everything to me as detailed as possible. He made me feel comfortable talking to him, not just as my lawyer, but as my friend as well. I highly recommend Matt – he will get the job done and you won't regret it! :)”

Google Review

I was rear ended in 2015. This was my first accident and I didn't know what to do. Due to my injury I missed school. I even had to go to physical therapy. A friend referred me to Matt Hardin Law. I contacted a high profile lawyer who refused to even take my case! I contacted Matt and his team and they took my case and worked hard to settle my case. I can say that it was not an easy case. But in the end we got justice and I am very happy we chose Matt Hardin Law and I will recommend him to anybody who needs good representation!

Artesha Review

I was 19 when I was hit by a lady with no insurance. I was clueless as to what to do. So I started researching lawyers and I came across Matt Hardin. I found nothing but good things appear. Two days after my accident we met up and I was very comfortable and happy with choosing this legal team. Very kind and humble people. Any questions or concerns I had, they were a phone call or email away. I could not have imagined working with any other law firm besides Matt Hardin Law

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Our legal team has diverse and extensive knowledge of personal injury and accident cases in Tennessee.

We Handle All types of Motor Vehicle Accidents

We have years of experience handling car accident claims in Cookeville, and we know how to collect evidence and negotiate with insurance companies to get our clients the money they need for their medical bills and lost wages.  We also understand complex injury claims involving big trucks. We know that they may involve multiple parties and big insurance companies that will deny victims’ claims to protect their own profits.

Our legal team has no sympathy for drunk drivers, and we know how much pain and suffering they cause to innocent victims. When we take on drunk driving cases, we make sure our clients are eligible to receive full compensation for their current and future expenses for any damages incurred as a result of the accident.

Distracted driving is also a serious problem in Cookeville, Middle Tennessee and around the country. Because of the ubiquitous nature of smartphones and electronic gadgets, distracted driving is becoming a bigger and bigger problem every year—and for some victims, it can have life-threatening consequences. Tennessee has strict texting and driving laws. It is important to reach out to a skilled Cookeville, TN Car Accident Attorney.  At Marr Hardin Law, we know the laws and we know how traumatic distracted driving accidents can be, and we stop at nothing to get full settlements for our injured clients.

For more information on motor vehicle accidents, check out our car accident faq and truck accident faq pages, then call Matt Hardin Law for skilled and compassionate representation.

Other Personal Injury Cases We Can Help With

In addition to automobile accidents of all types, we also provide skilled and sensitive representation for your Qui Tam/Whistleblower claim.  We know how stressful an employer or government fraud case can be. We have experience protecting Cookeville residents’ right to report fraud without retaliation.  If you have questions about personal injuries, if you have a claim for compensation and how Matt Hardin Law can help, visit our page about frequently asked questions in injury cases.

Call Matt Hardin Law – Cookeville Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys

Our legal team has nearly 20 years of superior experience assisting injured victims in Cookeville and Tennessee. We know the ins-and-outs of Tennessee accident law, and we know how to prepare claims that maximize our clients’ chances of getting the money they deserve.

We also dedicate our time and energy to making sure our clients get the attention and care they need. Whether we’re visiting you at home or in local Cookeville area hospital to discuss your case or keeping you up to date on every new development in your claim, it’s our goal to treat you like you’re part of our family.

Reach out to our Cookeville Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys, contact us today at (931) 754-1188 or fill out a free online form. We’re here to help you move forward with your life after the accident.


Our attorneys have spent their careers and their educational years learning the intricacies of personal injury laws in an effort to support victims throughout the States of Tennessee and Kentucky.

Matt Hardin

Attorney & Owner

Matt Hardin is a second generation attorney from Cookeville, Tennessee. He attended Rhodes College...


William Mayfield

Associate Attorney

William Mayfield was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Lipscomb University for two years on...


Michael Kilgore

Associate Attorney

aMichael Kilgore may have grown up in North Carolina, but he was born in Tennessee and has made his home...


Janet Hardin

Executive Director

Janet Hardin was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Hume-Fogg Academic High School...