Tennessee Hunting Accident Lawyer

Hunting Accidents

Statistically speaking, hunting is one of the safest sports a person can participate in, but serious, and sometimes fatal, accidents do occur. In fact, between 100 and 150 accidental hunting deaths occur each year in the United States.

If you were injured or a family member was injured or killed due to the fault (or negligence) of a Tennessee hunter or sportsman, you can bring a lawsuit against the negligent party to recover damages. The experienced hunting accident attorneys at Baker Associates can help; call today.

We know that the effects of accidents can be dramatic and long-lasting. Likewise, our Tennessee personal injury lawyers are willing to do what it takes to ensure that you are compensated for injuries you sustained as a result of someone else's negligence. In the event that litigation becomes necessary to enforce your rights under the law, our lawyers have had great success in proving liability by effectively utilizing witnesses, evidence, and extensive knowledge of the laws that govern civil trials.

Causes of Hunting Accidents

A hunting accident usually involves a firearm or an arrow and could involve one of the following:

Who is Liable?

Most states, including Tennessee, treat hunting accidents like a typical negligence case. In determining whether the hunter or sportsman was negligent, the court often considers certain factors such as the hunter's hunting experience, how many years he or she has been hunting, the hunter's response or reaction after the accident and the type of hunting activity that was going on during the accident. If the victim dies, a shooter can be held liable for their wrongful death or even face criminal charges.


Among other things, the victim of a hunting accident may recover for:

If you are the victim of a hunting accident, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced Tennessee personal injury attorney will be able to explain your legal rights and make sure that you are fairly compensated for your injuries, damages and loss. While hunting may be a great sport for many in Tennessee, it also often results in serious injuries and accidents for hunters, sportsman or any other person enjoying the outdoors.

Apart from shooting accidents, other types of hunting accidents include tree stand accidents and even carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of defective heaters in cabins and motor homes.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a hunting accident, please contact Baker Associates to learn more about your legal rights and options. We will remain on your side, fight for your rights and make sure you receive the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve. Call today for a free consultation.

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Sevierville Hunting Accident Lawyer Disclaimer: The hunting injury 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 a hunting injury lawyer or accident 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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