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Personal Injuries

Nashville Personal Injury Lawyers Proudly Serving Central Tennessee

The Tennessee accident lawyers at Matt Hardin Law have represented victims of negligence for nearly 20 years. We are dedicated to providing high quality legal service, and helping our clients obtain the relief they need after suffering serious injuries. Located in Nashville, we will relentlessly fight for your rights, and are dedicated to seeking all of the compensation you deserve.

Personal Injury Law

Personal injury claims offer legal recourse to victims of other people’s reckless conduct. Specifically, under Tennessee law, careless mistakes that injure others are treated as violations of a legal duty. Under principles of negligence, at-fault parties that fail to exercise due care can be held financially responsible for resulting injuries. This requires compensating victims harmed by:

Vehicle Accidents

Medical malpractice

Premises liability

Product liability

Wrongful death

At Matt Hardin Law, our personal injury lawyers have successfully represented parties harmed by all types of negligence, securing justice for victims in Nashville and other communities throughout Tennessee. We diligently pursue all avenues of relief, and seek maximum compensation under the law from every source of liability.

Car & Truck Wrecks

Most vehicle accidents result from the carelessness or distraction of at least one party. But even if the responsible party did not intend to cause the accident, they can still be held liable under a theory of negligence. Accidents caused by negligent driving often involve:

  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Road construction
  • Defective products
  • Weather conditions
  • Texting, distracted driving

If you have been injured by a careless or reckless driver, our experienced personal injury attorneys can investigate your case, and evaluate whether you have a legal claim for damages. If the other driver injured you or a loved one due to their failure to exercise reasonable care, then you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other amounts.

Premises Liability

Under Tennessee law, property owners have a duty to protect people on the premises from preventable harm. This requires eliminating or repairing known dangers that injure invitees. Dangerous conditions that frequently cause bodily injury or death on property include:

  • Loose pets
  • Poor lighting
  • Missing stairs
  • Slippery surfaces
  • Uneven pavement
  • Exposure to toxins
  • Third-party violence
  • Construction accidents

Any party in control of the property may be liable to tenants, workers, customers, or agents present on the premises for any legal purpose. Premises liability law holds private residents, contractors, and businesses responsible for failing to correct known dangers on property. Our personal injury attorneys can help if you have been hurt on someone else’s property in Nashville or a number of other areas.

Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals are required to treat patients according to an elevated duty of care. Failure to meet this standard endangers lives and can result in malpractice liability. Mistakes or wrongful conduct by physicians, nurses, dentists, or other health care providers can cause various patient injuries, and often involve:

  • Surgical error
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Outpatient procedures
  • Misdiagnosis/treatment
  • Defective medical devices
  • Pharmaceutical prescriptions

Medical malpractice law protects patients harmed by negligent health care providers by showing that their conduct has fallen below the required standard of care. This duty is generally established by the testimony of health care workers in the same field, and expert witnesses who estimate future costs resulting from the breach of care.

Product Liability

Product liability covers injuries caused by defective products. Manufacturers have a legal duty to correct flaws in the factory process or warn consumers of danger before defective products reach the market. Recalled cars, toys, and over-the-counter drugs are all sources of product liability. Depending on the jurisdiction, anyone in the supply chain, including wholesalers and retailers, can be held liable for injuries caused by defective products. In these cases, accident victims can receive compensation for injuries caused by any foreseeable use of the product.

Contact Personal Injury Attorneys At Matt Harden Law Now!

If you were injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another, the Nashville personal injury attorneys at Matt Hardin Law can help. For almost 20 years, we have worked to recover substantial compensation for victims injured in preventable accidents, and for surviving family members after a wrongful death. At Matt Hardin Law, our personal injury lawyers aggressively pursue all negligent parties to recover medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other benefits incurred as a result of your injuries. Call (615) 200-1111 today for a free consultation or contact us online.

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