Knoxville Personal Injury Attorneys –, The Law Office of WIlliam J. Taylor

by admin on November 12, 2011 – Have you been hurt and looking for a Personal Injury Attorney in Knoxville? Car wreck? Slip and fall? Product Liability? Wrongful Death? If you or someone you love is injured or killed due to someone else’s carelessness, it is important to take some initial steps toward making sure your injury claim can be settled fairly and as quickly as possible: Write down everything you can remember about how the injury occurred, including the names, addresses and phone numbers of potential witnesses, police officers, and insurance company representatives; Call or email our offices before making any statements, written or verbal, to insurance company adjusters or representatives; Let anyone you think may be responsible for the injury know right away that you are intending to file a claim against them; Take steps to protect any evidence you may need to prove your injury, such as your totaled car, photographs of an accident or injury scene, clothing you were wearing, damaged personal belongings, and so forth; Who was at fault? In most cases, in order to collect on an injury claim in Tennessee, you must prove the person who caused the injury was “negligent” – which is a failure to use reasonable care. In Tennessee, you must prove: The existence of a duty owed to you by the person who caused your injury The other person failed to carry out that duty You suffered damages The other person’s failure caused you to have the injury If you were careless, and your

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