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Dog Bite Claims and Who Is Responsible in Tennessee

Summer months are near and that means an increasing number of people will be outside with their dogs enjoying the many parks in the Memphis area. Because of this, we see an increase in dog bite claims in the Mid-South area during summertime. While your pet's actions may be unintentional, Tennessee laws hold most dog owners liable if their animal bites another person. To learn more about Tenessee's strict liability dog bite laws, click here . ... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, May 16, 2022
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Can You Get Compensation for Emotional Distress in Tennessee?

After you're in an accident, you may feel that the effects go beyond just the damage to your property. You may experience physical injuries, and sometimes those injuries are more than a broken bone or concussion. This is called emotional distress, and there are a few ways to get compensation for it in the state of Tennessee. What is Emotional Distress? Emotional Distress , also called mental suffering, is a response to something that happens, most often an accident or... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, November 11, 2021
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What to Know about Slip and Fall Injuries: 2021 Update

What to Know About Slip and Fall Injuries: 2021 Update Most of us know someone who has sustained injuries related to a slip and fall (or trip and fall) accident. Typically, a slip-and-fall case involves minor bumps and bruises, meaning it does not require medical attention or legal assistance. That isn’t always the case, though. On occasion, we see an individual suffer significant, debilitating injuries due to a fall on the premises owned by another person. These premises... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, November 11, 2021
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Top Reasons A Personal Injury Attorney Won’t Take A Case

Unfortunately, personal injury attorneys cannot take every case that is presented to them. Attorneys must be selective in the claims they pursue. While a fight for justice is admirable, not every case can be pursued just because a possible client asks for your legal representation. A personal injury attorney must look at the risks in pursuing a claim while also determining what the outcome will probably be.  While there are many instances that a personal injury client was... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, October 25, 2021
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How Parents Can Sue a Negligent Party on Behalf of a Child in Tennessee

As personal injury attorneys in Tennessee, The Chiozza Law Firm has seen hundreds of cases where a minor child was injured due to the negligence of another party. Whether that was a playground injury caused by faulty equipment or injuries sustained while riding the school bus, in Tennessee parents can recover damages sustained on behalf of their minor child. Suing And Reaching A Settlement Parents can sue on behalf of their child for pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Friday, July 30, 2021
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