Wrongful Death Attorney in Nashville
A personal injury lawyer who helps get justice for your loved one
Sometimes, a personal injury accident results in death. No words can express the feelings that are experienced when a loved one is lost in an accident. Suddenly, you are faced with a life without that person, and if the accident was caused by the negligence of another, you want justice. Thompson Law can help during this difficult time.
Your loved one may have been lost in a car wreck, a truck crash, a motorcycle collision or another type of accident caused by someone’s negligence. Wrongful death cases can be complicated and taking legal action won’t bring your loved one back, but it is a way to hold negligent parties accountable.
Attorney Christopher “Kim” Thompson has been helping families in and around Nashville for decades. He knows the impact the loss of a loved one can have. It can be emotionally devastating, and there is also a financial impact. Families may be left with medical expenses and funeral costs. They may also experience a loss of income if their loved one was a provider.
An attorney with the experience that gets results
Negligent parties often don’t accept the blame for causing a fatal accident. They may deny doing anything wrong at all. This puts you in the position of having to prove negligence. Insurance companies will fight against wrongful death claims. They know there’s a lot of money at stake, and they have lawyers fighting for their best interests.
Attorney Thompson knows how insurance companies operate. He used to work for insurance companies as a claims adjuster. Their top priority is protecting their profits. In order to keep their profits high, they will try to keep their payments low. There are many different tactics they use to do that.
At Thompson Law, we know what to expect from insurance companies. Attorney Thompson knows the tactics they use and how to fight back. His focus is on building strong cases that prove the negligence of another caused the accident that left your loved one fatally injured.
He starts by getting the facts. Attorney Thompson investigates your loved one’s accident. He carefully reviews all documentation, such as accident reports and medical records. He identifies and interviews witnesses. If needed, he consults accident reconstruction experts who can help him understand how the accident happened.
Expect compassionate representation and personal attention
Attorney Thompson puts a lot of hard work into cases. When insurance companies see this and realize he is ready to fight them all the way, they often agree to talk about a settlement. Insurance companies would love for you to accept a lowball offer, because it helps them save money. Attorney Thompson is only interested in a resolution of your case that meets your needs.
In wrongful death cases, survivors can generally seek compensation for certain damages. These include medical expenses, funeral costs, loss of earnings and benefits, loss of companionship and pain and suffering. Attorney Thompson will determine the total damages you have suffered and will negotiate a settlement that works for you.
After the loss of a loved one, taking legal action may not be at the top of your mind, but it’s important to get legal advice as soon as possible. You generally have one year after your loved one’s accident to take legal action.
Learn more about how an experienced personal injury attorney can help. Contact attorney Kim Thompson to schedule a free consultation.