Personal Injury

Am I Required To Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 20, 2020 in Personal Injury

When an injured victim receives a settlement award from a personal injury claim, that compensation is typically not taxable by the federal or state government. However, for this award to qualify as non-taxable, the damages must stem from a physical injury…

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Understanding How Duty of Care Affects Your Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 12, 2020 in Personal Injury

Greg Coleman Law explains key facts about what a duty of care is, how attorneys use this necessary component to prove negligence, and how it helps injured victims obtain compensation for damages. If you were injured in an accident caused by another’s…

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Understanding Contingency Fees and How They Help You

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 13, 2020 in Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, you may wonder whether you can afford to hire an attorney, even if you need one. At Greg Coleman Law, our attorneys accept valid claims on a contingency basis, making it possible for anyone to afford the advantages…

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When Is a Landlord Liable for Damages Due to A Tennessee House Fire?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 26, 2019 in Personal Injury

A landlord may be liable for damages if he or she was negligent in maintaining the premises and that negligence led to the fire. The experienced attorneys of Greg Coleman Law discuss a landlord’s potential liability for injuries caused in a house fire.…

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Why Are Slip and Fall Accident Claims Difficult to Prove?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 19, 2019 in Personal Injury

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious harm; but establishing negligence may be difficult. Additionally, Tennessee laws may limit your ability to recover compensation for the full value of your damages. Our Knoxville slip and fall lawyers discuss…

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Misleading Things Insurance Companies May Tell You After an Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Aug 21, 2019 in Personal Injury

As a business, it is not in the insurance company’s best interest to provide fair compensation to anyone who has been injured in a car accident. Their first loyalty is to their bottom line, and that is why many car insurance companies try to find legal…

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Determining the Value of a Catastrophic Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Aug 05, 2019 in Personal Injury

People who suffer catastrophic injuries often face large medical bills, the loss of income and a future of uncertainty. Unfortunately, Tennessee puts limits on the amount of compensation that may be available to catastrophic injury victims in a personal…

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Why is It Important to Keep a Personal Injury Journal?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 17, 2019 in Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, you are probably wondering what you can do to help protect your claim. Keeping a personal injury journal is a step in the right direction. Keeping this record of the details means you do not have to rely on your…

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Can Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 24, 2018 in Personal Injury

Many people communicate more with their online friends than they do with other people in real life. It can be a comfort to turn to this forum after an accident to explain that you were hurt and to get important reassurance from your social community.…

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Compensation for a Wrongful Death Claim

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 08, 2018 in Personal Injury

If someone you love was killed in an accident caused by another’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is intended to provide compensation to the decedent’s surviving dependents, including…

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