Montgomery County, Tennessee
We specialize in civil litigation and personal injury and wrongful death cases including boating accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning cases, cases involving brain injuries, food poisoning cases, cases involving eye injuries, liquor liability cases, nursing home abuse and neglect cases, medical malpractice cases including birth injuries, slip and fall accidents, defective product cases, jet ski accidents, cases involving burn injuries, sexual abuse cases, farm equipment accidents, towing-related accidents, summer camp accidents, cases involving spinal cord injuries, golf cart accidents, train accidents, drowning accidents, uninsured/undersinsured motorist claims and many more.
Car Accident Cases In Montgomery County
A large part of our practice also focuses on motor vehicle accidents including car wrecks, tractor-trailer crashes, motorcycle accidents and auto accidents involving bicycles and pedestrians. From 2012 to 2016, Montgomery County ranked 12th in the state (out of 95 counties) in the overall crash rate. Montgomery County was 59th in fatal crashes. For non-fatal injury crashes, it was 9th. The county's alcohol-impaired crash rate was 40th, its speeding crash rate was 58th and its motorcycle crash rate was 14th.
We Can Help You and Your Family
If someone's carelessness caused you or someone you love to be injured in a a motor vehicle accident or some other type of accident, we understand you are overwhelmed with physical, emotional and financial burdens. And, we are here to help.
While you focus on recovering from your injuries and piecing your life back together, we will aggressively fight to get you the compensation you deserve. We will investigate the accident, gather the relevant evidence and interview witnesses. To prove the nature and extent of your damages, our attorneys and on-staff nurse will obtain your medical and pharmacy records and, if necessary, hire doctors, life care planners, economists and other experts. And, we will handle all of the paperwork, phone calls and negotiations with the at-fault party's insurance company. To learn more about what to expect after you hire us, click here.
Montgomery County Judge and Court Information
If it becomes necessary for us to file a lawsuit to protect your rights, Montgomery County is situated in the 19th Judicial District of Tennessee, which also includes Robertson County. The judges and chancellors in Montgomery County are:
To manage their courtrooms, these judges have developed Local Rules, which dictate, among other things, how motions will be heard, how to issue subpoenas and the appropriate attire for court. If you would like to review them, a copy of the Local Rules for Montgomery County Chancery Court can be found here, and the Local Rules for the Montgomery County Circuit Court can be found here.
For the 2010-2011 reporting period, 253 tort cases (claims for personal injury or wrongful death) were filed in Montgomery County and 13 cases went to trial. Of those that went to trial, 10 resulted in a verdict for the injured party and the average award was $90,402.00. For the 2011-2012 reporting period, 281 tort cases were filed in Montgomery County and 12 tort cases went to trial. However, only two of those cases resulted in a verdict for the injured party and the average award was $63,063.00. In 2012-2013, there were 302 tort cases filed and 18 went to trial before a judge or jury. Of the 18 cases tried, the injured party won only 5 times and the average of the awards was $36,245.00. In 2013-2014, 241 tort cases were filed, 12 went to trial, and the injured party won 4 of those trials. The average award for 2013-2014 was $216,820.00. In 2015-2016, 313 tort cases were filed and 15 were tried. Of those 15 trials, the injury victims only won 2 and the average award was just $6809.00. In 2016-2017 last year 305 tort cases were filed, 5 went to trial but none of the injured parties received damages. During the 2017-2018 reporting period, there was a slight increase in tort cases with 325 filed. Thirteen cases were tried but there were zero verdicts in favor of injury victims. Last year, 307 tort cases were filed and 9 were tried. Injury victims won 4 of those 9 trials and the average award was $33,441. The last year referenced for this data is the 2018-2019 reporting period.
John Day has created a new website (BirdDog Law) to give citizens, judges, and lawyers important information about the court system of every county in Tennessee, including updated trial statistics in each of the 95 counties. For more recent information and an understanding of the trends in jury and nonjury personal injury and wrongful death cases in Montgomery County, please click on the link.
Contact Us Today
These Montgomery County case statistics demonstrate just how important it is to select the right lawyer to represent you in your injury case. We invite you to review our website for our awards, our credentials, our successes and the testimonials of our satisfied clients.
We handle all injury and death cases on a contingency basis so we only get paid if we actually recover money for you. And, we advance all case expenses. For more detailed information about our fees and costs, click here.
Contact us and let us get to work for you. Call us at any of our three Middle Tennessee locations or call us toll-free at 866-812-8787 or contact us online.