Entries by Dennis & King Law

How to Properly Handle A Fender Bender

MINOR CAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS: HOW TO HANDLE A FENDER BENDER Minor car accidents happen every day. Here is what is important to know for financial protection after a fender-bender. With luck, any collision experienced is minor. Fender-benders are the most common car accidents, usually involving vehicle damages and no reported injuries. Even minor accidents are […]

What Is Discovery

What Is Discovery by Dennis and King Law Firm in Chattanooga, TN. Discovery comes before a trial and is a part of a civil case where both sides try to “discover” what the other side knows about the case or about the other side’s history. If a suit is filed, discovery is both crucial as […]

What Are Punitive Damages?

What Are Punitive Damages? By the Dennis and King Law Firm In Chattanooga, TN In some personal injury cases, a jury may award the injured person punitive damages. The judge will instruct the jury to award punitive damages if the jury finds the defendant’s behavior exceptionally malicious or reckless. Unlike compensatory damages, punitive damages are intended to […]

What Does a Personal Injury Complaint Look Like?

What Does a Personal Injury Complaint Look Like? A personal injury complaint is a formal notice to the defendant that the injured person, or complainant, intends to seek damages for the harm the defendant allegedly caused. A personal injury complaint kicks off the lawsuit of an injured person. It is comprised of multiple paragraphs, each […]

What is Gross Negligence?

What is Gross Negligence? By the Dennis and King Law Firm In Chattanooga, TN Gross negligence refers to behavior that demonstrates a conscious disregard or indifference for the safety, life or rights of others. It differs from ordinary negligence, which is defined as “a violation of a general duty to behave with reasonable care.” Instead, […]