Bedford County, Tennessee
What Types of Cases Do You Handle in Bedford County?
We handle all types of injury cases including, but certainly not limited to, carbon-monoxide poisoning cases, dog bite cases, burn injury cases, golf cart accident cases, boating accidents, food poisoning cases, brain injury cases, jet ski accidents, eye injury cases, bicycle accidents, cases involving defective or unreasonably dangerous products, pedestrian accidents, farming accidents, construction accidents, sexual abuse cases, orthopedic injuries, drowning accidents, near-drowning accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect cases, birth injury cases, medical malpractice cases and many more.
If you would like to know if we handle your type of injury case, simply give us a call at 615-742-4880 for Nashville, 615-867-9900 for Murfreesboro or toll-free at 866.812.8787 or contact us online.
Do You Handle Car Accident Cases in Bedford County?
Not surprisingly, a large part of our practice is auto accidents including motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailer wrecks, car accidents, car vs. pedestrian cases and car v. bicycle cases. The Tennessee Department of Safety collects data on each county's crash statistics, and Bedford County ranked 27th in the overall crash rate. For fatal accidents, Bedford County was 37th and for injury accidents the county ranked 27th. While we all know alcohol and speeding play a significant role in crashes, drivers traveling in Bedford County continue to do both. For alcohol-impaired crashes, Bedford County ranked 5th and for speed-related crashes it was 25th. A copy of the Tennessee Department of Safety's crash statistics can be found here.
I Was Involved In An Injury Accident, What Do I Do?
While each case is different, there are some standard do's and don'ts following an injury accident. And, of course, if you have additional questions, contact one of our experienced lawyers who will be happy to walk you through the process or you can learn more on our FAQ page.
Will I Have To Go To Court?
We know our clients do not relish the thought of going to court so we make every effort to settle your case without the necessity of filing suit or going to trial. But, there are times when the defendant or insurance company refuses to pay what is fair. When that happens, we will not hesitate to protect your rights in court. John Day and Joy Day are both certified as a civil trial specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
In Bedford County, for the 2015-2016 reporting period, 48 tort cases were filed and 12 went to trial. No verdicts were awarded to the injured party. In 2014-2015, 47 tort cases were filed and only 1 went to trial, but the injured party lost that trial.
If I Do Have To Go To Court, Who Are The Judges In Bedford County?
Bedford County is located in the 17th Judicial District which also includes Lincoln, Marshall and Moore counties. The judges in the 17th Judicial District are:
The 17th Judicial District has also established Local Rules that govern the day to day operations of the court including such things as the issuance of subpoenas, setting cases for trial, etc. A copy of the Local Rules can be reviewed here.
What Do I Do To Get Started?
The first step is to contact us online or by calling 615-742-4880 for Nashville or 615-867-9900 for Murfreesboro or toll-fee at 866.812.8787 from anywhere else. We will sit down with you in our Murfreesboro office or our Nashville office and provide a free, no-obligation consultation in which we analyze your case, answer your questions and advise you of your rights. If your injuries prevent you from coming to us, we will gladly come to you.
Getting started will not cost you a penny either because we advance all case expenses and we only get paid if we win. Contact us today as the law only allows you a limited time to pursue your rights.