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Personal Injury FAQs

The following information is provided to help those who have experienced a catastrophic injury as a result of another's negligence understand their rights. Our Knoxville personal injury attorneys fight for the rights of their clients - helping them receive the compensation they deserve for the impact their injury has had on their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

The information on this page is general information that is not a substitute for legal advice. Viewing these pages does not create an attorney-client relationship between the reader and our law firm.

How much will it cost for your firm to represent me?

After a free consultation, our attorneys will explain to you that we accept personal injury actions at our offices on a contingency basis.  This means that you do not pay anything out of pocket for our representation.  Our fee will consist of a percentage of your recovery.

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Do I have a good case?

A legal action must be based on a legal right. That is to say, if your legal rights have been violated in some way, such as through an injury caused by someone else's wrongful act, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your damages. A personal injury attorney at our offices will sit down with you, evaluate your case, and determine whether the facts support legal action. To speak with a personal injury attorney at our offices, contact Baker Associates today.

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What is a statute of limitation?

A statute of limitation is a law that specifies the amount of time that can pass after an injury-causing event before a lawsuit must be filed. Because there are different statutes of limitations for different cases, it is important for you to discuss your situation with an attorney as soon as possible.

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What if I am injured at work?

If you are injured at work, you may have a tort or workers' compensation claim. If you have been hurt on the job, you should do the following:

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What if I am injured in a car accident?

If you are injured in a traffic accident, you should do the following:

You should be wary of insurance companies that ask you to sign any documents releasing them from any liability. It is also important to file a claim as soon after an accident as possible. If a claim is not filed in a timely manner, it could be barred by the statute of limitations. Our personal injury lawyers will discuss your case with you promptly.

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What if I am injured by a defective product?

A product is defective when it is not fit for its intended purpose at the time it is sold due to improper design, manufacture, or marketing. Defective products can cause both property damage and personal injury. If you believe that you have been injured by a defective product, then you should do the following:

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How long does it take for a case to end?

This question is difficult to answer because every case is different. Sometimes cases end in a matter of weeks, but normally the process lasts much longer. Unfortunately, the judicial process can drag out for months, even years. Our Sevierville personal injury attorneys work to achieve resolutions for our clients as efficiently as possible.

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What is a disability for Social Security purposes?

A disability is defined by the Social Security Administration (SSA) as a person's inability to perform any kind of work for which he or she is suited because of an injury or a medical condition. In order to qualify, the disability must be expected to last for at least one year or result in death. The disability can be a result of a physical or mental condition or a combination of a number of such conditions.

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How much does it cost for your firm to review my case?

We always offer free consultations for prospective clients. During the free consultation, we will review the facts of your case, explain your rights, and discuss all of your legal options. Contact Baker Associates today at (866) 853-2888 to schedule a consultation with our personal injury lawyers at our office.

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Knox County
2126 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37929

Phone: (865) 521-0001
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Sevier County
121 Court Avenue
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

Phone: (865) 546-6000
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Washington County
300 East Main Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Knoxville Personal Injury Lawyer Disclaimer: The injury, accident, or other legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case. Please contact an attorney at our law firm. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of Tennessee.

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