Maryville, TN | Hal Bishop | Personal Injury Lawyer

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Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Wills & Estates

Personal injury Attorney

"I am inclined to believe that a man may be free to do anything he pleases if only he will accept responsibility for whatever he does." 
– Ellen Glasgow, Vein of Iron (1935)

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Auto Wrecks

Auto wrecks can happen anytime, anywhere and to anyone. Sometimes people do not think they are hurt at the scene, but gradually develop problems over a period of hours, days, weeks or even months. Sometimes, injuries don't show up on diagnostic tests, like traumatic brain injuries. If you have suffered an injury, you should seek medical assistance and contact an attorney of your choosing. Call Hal.

Defective Products

Tennessee law provides that if a product is defective or unreasonably dangerous and causes injury, the manufacturer is liable for the harm. A product can be defective or unreasonably dangerous because of a design problem, a manufacturing problem or because of a lack of adequate warning of dangers. Call Hal.

Medical Malpractice

The law in Tennessee now names these Healthcare Liability Actions. They are still based upon medical negligence and a violation of the appropriate standard of care. With the new name came many new strict requirements on bringing suit against a provider. Call Hal.

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death refers primarily to the damages available for a person's death due to the "fault" of a person or product. These cases usually require special expert proof of different categories of damages. The Tennessee Supreme Court recently modified the types of damages available in this type of case. You should contact an attorney for specifics on your case. Call Hal.

Workers' Compensation

If you get a serious and permanent injury on the job, it can devastate you and your family's lives with disruption of income and large medical bills. Call Hal for a consultation.

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Temporary Benefits

Benefits for time lost from work is 66 2/3 % of your average gross weekly wages prior to your injury. These benefits continue generally only while the authorized treating physician says you are unable to work. Once the physician releases you, these benefits will generally stop whether or not you can return to your job. you should not wait until those benefits stop to contact an attorney because of the time required to prepare your case. Call Hal.

Medical Benefits

All of your medical bills are paid in full without any out-of-pocket expense to you provided you treat "with one of the doctors you choose from the panel" the insurance company gives you. This covers prescriptions and can pay for your mileage for trips to the doctor. Call Hal.

Permanent Benefits

Benefits can be paid to you in the form of money for your future loss of earnings due to your injury. These benefits depend on numerous factors such as your age, education, what you have done to earn a living in the past, and what you can do to earn a living in the future. Having a skilled attorney can help get the most benefits for your loss. Call Hal.

Wills and estates

This office can also aid in the preparation of a will so you can direct the disposal of your property after your death. You may also direct your healthcare in the event of incapacity and predetermine what life saving measures you wish to take place with the preparation of documents. Call Hal.

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Maryville, TN | Hal Bishop | Personal Injury Lawyer

what they say

We could not be more pleased with the outcome and highly recommend Hal Bishop should you or your family find yourself in a similar situation where a competent, compassionate and effective personal injury attorney is needed.
Jason & Polly W., Lenoir City, TN
We are happy to say that Hal Bishop did all that he said he would and more.   We will be forever grateful for all he did for us.
William and Alice T., Seymour, TN
"After the untimely death of my sons' father I needed a compassionate, knowledgeable attorney. Hal Bishop lead me through the process of workers compensation litigation. He made an extremely difficult situation easier for our family. Now my sons have the funds they need to go to college. Exactly what their father would have wanted."
Gloria D., Maryville, TN