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Personal Injury Lawyer Madison County, TN

Located in Chattanooga, Dennis & King has won millions of dollars for injured people across Tennessee and Georgia. We believe that every client deserves honest, compassionate legal counsel tailored to their unique needs. If you have recently suffered an injury in Madison County, Tennessee, you deserve fair compensation from the responsible party. Contact a Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer at Dennis & King today.

In almost all personal injury claims, insurance companies will offer you significantly less than what you deserve. It’s tempting to accept the first offer, especially if you are in a great deal of pain and unable to return to work. But if you’ve already taken a devalued settlement from the insurance company and your medical bills start to pile up, there’s little legal recourse to ask for more. That’s why it’s crucial to involve a Madison County injury attorney before you even file a claim.

With over 75 years of combined experience, the team at Dennis and King will negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf, working tirelessly to secure a more substantial settlement than likely without skilled legal representation. If the adjuster doesn’t offer fair compensation, we can bring a lawsuit against the company. In other words, we will do the legwork so that you can focus on healing.

Case Illustration of Madison County, TN Injury Claim

Located 70 miles east of Memphis, Jackson is the county seat of Madison County, Tennessee. With a population of approximately 70,000, Jackson is considered a regional center for trade in West Tennessee. While Amanda and Patrick Summers were visiting Tennessee from Florida, they decided to eat at the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery on Vann Drive in Jackson. Driving down I-40 from the Hampton Inn Hotel, the Summers family was headed to the restaurant when a semi-truck suddenly changed lanes without properly looking. The truck slammed into the Summers’ vehicle, causing it to spin. Due to the heavy traffic on I-40, the Summers’ car was hit twice more, by other vehicles attempting to avoid the accident.

Following the accident, Amanda was taken to the nearest hospital in Jackson. She suffered injuries to her kidneys, as well as broken bones and a concussion. Due to Patrick’s more severe injuries, he was airlifted to Memphis. It was determined that he had damage to his spinal cord, and would likely expect some level of paralysis for the rest of his life. Neither Amanda nor Patrick was able to return to work for an extended period of time and, in Patrick’s case, the prospect of lifelong medical interventions and rehabilitative therapies was likely. Amanda decided to reach out to Dennis and King Law for an initial consultation. After speaking to an attorney at Dennis and King, Amanda felt confident that she could focus on her and Patrick’s health while the legal team took care of their financial future.

The Dennis and King Difference

You won’t find other attorneys like us in Madison County. At Dennis and King, most of our cases settle within four months, possibly making us the fastest in the area without sacrificing value.

As our client, you control your case. We aim to help you make informed legal decisions about your case. To do this, we advise you on all the factors that impact your unique situation and give examples of jury verdicts from similar cases. But in the end, you decide whether to take a settlement or go to trial. If you want to tell your story, we will help you tell it.

Our intake process for new personal injury clients in a nutshell:

  • One of our legal assistants takes your call and listens to your story. He/she then relates your problem to one of our lawyers, who determines whether you have a case.
  • If you have a case, we schedule an initial interview within 12 to 24 hours of your call.
  • The initial interview usually lasts about 60 to 90 minutes. One of our Madison County lawyers will explain:
    • why it’s crucial to get consistent medical treatment and physical therapy for your injury;
    • why you do not want to use Tennessee medical payment car insurance if you have it;
    • why you do want to use health insurance if you have it;
    • the importance of staying closely in touch with us;
    • how the settlement and settlement memo processes work;and
    • how quickly you can expect to receive payment.
  • Within 24 hours, we send a notice letter to the involved insurance companies. If they have not started reviewing the claim, we demand that they do so.
  • We’ll be in touch at least four times in the first two weeks of our relationship. We want to make sure that your claim is going well, and follow up on your medical treatment progress.

Madison County Personal Injury Practice Areas

Accidents usually happen in the blink of any eye, but their consequences can span months, years, or even a lifetime. You shouldn’t have to pay for another’s negligence or bad judgment.

We handle all types of personal injury cases, but the most common include:

  • Car accidents are the most common reason for personal injury claims. All too often, drivers are distracted by their phones or their passengers, or are fiddling with car controls. All of these actions take the driver’s attention away from the road and surrounding traffic, making it much easier for an accident to occur. Other accidents can be the result of driver fatigue or impairment. No matter the cause, car accidents can result in severe or catastrophic injuries.
  • Motorcycle Accidents like bicycle accidents, often result in severe injuries to the cyclist. This is due to the fact that a helmet—if worn—is often the cyclist’s only form of protection. Additional complexities in motorcycle accidents make it extremely beneficial to speak to a knowledgeable Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer from Dennis and King.
  • Truck Accidents – In 2020, tn.gov found that one in every six fatal accidents across the state of Tennessee involved a large commercial truck. Trucking accidents that do not result in fatality may result in catastrophic injuries to those in the smaller passenger vehicle, due to the sheer size and weight of a commercial truck. These injuries could include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputation of limbs, and disfigurement.
  • Boating Accidents According to helpadvisor.com, there were 4,439 boating accidents across the United States in 2021. Though Florida has the most boating accidents by state, other states like Tennessee and Georgia have their share of boating accidents as well. Alcohol is a factor in about seven percent of all boating accidents, while other common causes of boating accidents are operator inexperience or inattention.
  • Premises Liability claims arise when the owner of a property fails to keep the property in good condition, allowing known hazards or dangers to go unaddressed. Premises liability claims can stem from construction site negligence, defective conditions, inadequate maintenance, environmental hazards and toxins, poor lighting or security, ice and snow accumulation, broken locks or defective stairways in hotels, motels, and apartments, and even ceiling collapse. Swimming pools can also be the cause of premises liability concerns.
  • Slip and Fall Injuries are responsible for more than one million ER visits annually. Slip and fall accidents typically occur in public areas where the owner of the property has ignored a specific hazard, failing to either correct the danger or post a warning sign about it. If you have fallen in a grocery store, retail store, bar, restaurant, or other public place as a result of a known hazard, contact Dennis and King Law as soon as possible.
  • Brain Injuries can cause both short and long-term consequences that can range from mild nausea, dizziness, and trouble sleeping to much more severe symptoms, including personality changes, an inability to comprehend written words, and difficulty communicating. If you have suffered a brain injury due to another person’s negligence, contact an experienced Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer from Dennis and King Law today.
  • Bicycle Accidents often have tragic consequences—a bicyclist simply has no protection when hit by a vehicle. While bicyclists are known to be vigilant, a distracted, careless, or impaired automobile driver can cause an accident in the blink of an eye. Following a bicycle accident, the injured bicyclist may have difficulty returning to life as they knew it before the accident, possibly coping with their injuries for the rest of their life.
  • Nursing Home Abuse has become a serious problem across the United States. Nursing home abuse can come in the form of physical, mental, psychological, financial, or sexual abuse. While emotional and mental abuse tend to be the most common, physical abuse is not far behind. After entrusting your loved one to the care of someone else, it can be devastating to learn that they are not safe.
  • Burn Injuries can result in months or years of recovery. In some cases, burns can be so severe that the victim suffers constant pain. Victims may also experience emotional trauma due to their disfigurement. If you or a loved one has been the victim of burn injuries caused by another person’s negligence, Dennis and King Law can help you through this very difficult time.
  • Wrongful Death claims are made by certain family members in order to recoup losses after a loved one dies due to another person’s negligence. In Tennessee, personal representatives for the estate on behalf of family members may also make wrongful death claims. It can be extremely beneficial to have a Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer in your corner to fight for your family’s rights while you are allowed the time you need to grieve your loss.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage is particularly useful in a state like Tennessee where as many as 25% of all drivers are uninsured. If you carry uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage on your insurance policy, then you can file a claim with your insurer that will cover your damages in the event that the at-fault party has little or no insurance.

Motor vehicle and car wreck accidents are among the most common causes of accidental injury, and neck and back injuries are frequent in these accidents. Injuries to the neck and back often require more time to heal, which means more medical treatment, more pain and suffering, and more time out of work. In these cases, it’s always in your best interest to hire a Madison County personal injury attorney without delay.

Do I Have a Valid Madison County, TN Accident Claim?

When determining the validity of your injury claim, your Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer will consider several factors. The first of these is whether liability is clear—that is, was the person who caused your accident clearly negligent? The extent of your injuries is a factor as well, in addition to the length of time that you can expect to be unable to attend work. If you will require medical treatment for a very long time, this will also be a factor in your accident claim.

Following your accident, it is imperative that you consult a Dennis and King Law attorney. The legal team will instruct you to avoid such things as posting about your accident on social media or speaking to an insurance adjuster from the at-fault party’s insurance company. If your attorney determines that there is sufficient evidence to show liability and that your injuries warrant significant damages, then you have a valid accident claim.

Madison County, TN Local Resources for Accident Victims

If you’ve been involved in a Madison County, TN accident, specifically in the Jackson area, the following resources could be helpful.


Jackson-Madison County General Hospital
620 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 541-5000


Jackson Police Department
234 Institute Street
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 425-8400

Fire Department:

Jackson Fire Department
720 South Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 425-8350

Urgent Care:

Baptist Urgent Care
15 Old Humboldt Road D
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 256-6456


45 Urgent Care PC
147 North Star Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 554-0571

Why Choose A Madison County, TN Personal Injury Lawyer at Dennis and King

When you are considering hiring a Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer, you may feel unsure of how to choose the best lawyer for you and your situation. This is normal, especially during a time when your injuries have already left you feeling stressed and anxious about your future. At Dennis and King Law, our reputation precedes us. We are well known in the industry for fighting hard for our clients and ensuring that they receive a full and fair settlement.

We never allow big insurance companies to disrespect or take advantage of our clients. Our caseload is deliberately focused in order to consistently provide highly personalized client care. We tailor our strategy for recovery specifically to you and your unique situation and we have the resources necessary to ensure your claim is comprehensively prepared. We believe strongly that, once you have spoken to attorneys Tricia Dennis and Russell King, your choice for an experienced Madison County, TN personal injury lawyer will be clear.

In Madison County and the surrounding area, the legal team at Dennis and King treats clients like people, not numbers.

  • We accept contingency fees. You won’t pay unless we win your case.
  • We’re connected. About 50 percent of our clients do not have health insurance. To help them, we tap an extensive network of qualified medical providers and make referrals so that they get the best care for their injury. Most clients usually get an appointment within 24-48 hours of their initial interview with us.
  • We’re fact-based. We’ll only refer you to real doctors—no chiropractors under any circumstances. Above all, we want to see your health improve.
  • We work directly with our clients. At some large law firms or personal injury mills, you may never speak to your representing attorney. We want to build trust with our clients and truly understand their situation to best help them. There’s no more effective way to do this than to meet early and often with our clients.

Contact Dennis & King Today

If you are the victim of a car accident or other personal injury in Madison County, the skilled legal team at Dennis and King can help. Our TN lawyers will treat your case with the knowledge, dedication, and compassion needed to get you the compensation, and peace of mind, you deserve. With more than 75 years of combined personal injury experience and 400 plus positive Google reviews, Dennis and King Law is the right law firm for your case—and for your future. We offer highly personalized service to every client and have more than $60 million in settlements and verdicts to our credit. Call (423) 892-5533 for a free and confidential strategy session about your case.

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You have bills that need to be paid. We work with your insurance company to get you a settlement for your injuries fast. If you’ve been injured we can get you the money you deserve.


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If you’ve been injured, you need medical treatment from a licensed physician. At Dennis and King, we connect our clients to our network of specialists to get you back on the road to recovery.

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Personal injury 

In almost all personal injury claims, insurance companies will offer you significantly less than what you deserve. It’s tempting to accept the first offer, especially if you are in a great deal of pain and unable to return to work. But if you’ve already taken a devalued settlement from the insurance company and your medical bills start to pile up, there’s little legal recourse to ask for more. That’s why it’s crucial to involve a Chattanooga personal injury lawyer before you even file a claim.

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Car Accidents

Chattanooga car accident lawyers Tricia Dennis and Russell King have recovered millions of dollars in Georgia and Tennessee for car and motor vehicle accident victims like you.  If you or a loved one has been injured and need help with your medical bills, then you have come to the right place.   Auto accident victims and their family members in East Tennessee and North Georgia can confidently rely on the experienced auto accident attorneys at Dennis and King. We are the law firm that has compassionately, yet effectively, helped victims and their loved ones navigate the aftermath of difficult situations.

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Trucking Accidents

Truck accidents in the United States are on the rise. Recent statistics show that almost 150,000 people are injured in truck accidents each year, and 6,000 people are killed. The regional area of Georgia and Tennessee is a crossroads and a center for car manufacturing, river traffic, and other industries. Large trucks, semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other commercial vehicles are constantly on the road. This has a downside as frequent truck accidents occur on I-75, I-24, I-59, Highway 153, U.S. 27, Amnicola Highway, Corridor J, and other roadways. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Georgia or Tennessee truck accident, you may be eligible for substantial compensation.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Experienced Chattanooga motorcycle accident lawyers Tricia Dennis and Russell King are avid fans of motorcycles, but they also realize how serious motorcycle accidents can be. With over 75 years of combined experience, Dennis and King Injury Law knows the legal process to achieve fair compensation for motorcycle crash victims. Contact one of our lawyers today to learn more about how to start your motorcycle accident claim.

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ATV Accidents

Under both Tennessee and Georgia law, ATVs are not authorized for use on paved road, but children continue to bring ATVs on to our roads and highways. Georgia and Tennessee laws also prohibit the carrying of passengers on most ATVs, require children below the age of 16 to take approved ATV training courses, and require kids younger than 16 to wear helmets, eye protection, and over-the-ankle boots when operating ATVs. However, these requirements apply only when ATVs are operated on public lands, leaving kids essentially without protection when riding ATVs on private property.

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Bicycle Accidents

The most tragic type of bicycle crash is a bike-car collision. Cyclists are completely defenseless traveling on 30-pound bikes when they’re surrounded by 3,000-pound cars and trucks racing by them. Pedestrians, defective bike parts, recalled bike helmets, and other ineffective bicycle safety equipment can also cause bicycle accidents. Bike accidents can result in wrongful death or serious injuries such as broken bones, amputation, traumatic brain injury, neck, back, and spinal cord injuries.

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Boating Accidents

One of three factors usually cause boat accidents: an inexperienced boater, an intoxicated operator, or a boat malfunction. More than a third of both fatal and non-fatal boat accidents are alcohol-related. It is estimated that boat operators with a blood alcohol content of .10 or higher are 10 times more likely to be injured or killed in a boat accident than sober operators.

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Nursing Home Abuse

No one ever expects a family member or friend to be the victim of abuse or neglect in a nursing home. However, abuse and neglect do occur every day and in many ways.

Dennis and King are Chattanooga nursing home abuse attorneys who will fight to recover all that you and your loved one deserve. With our experience in nursing home negligence matters, we thoroughly and carefully assess each individual case. We prepare each case for either settlement or trial in order to obtain compensation for injury, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. We help victims and their families hold these facilities accountable.

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Premises Liability

Premises liability is a vital facet of personal injury law, placing responsibility on property owners for maintaining a safe environment. When accidents occur due to negligence or hazardous conditions on someone’s property, victims have the right to seek compensation. This encompasses incidents like slip and falls or inadequate security leading to assaults. Dennis and King excel in handling these complex cases, tirelessly pursuing justice for our clients.

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Free Strategy Session

During your initial strategy session, we will assist you in creating a strategy in how to best pursue your claim, whether it be the result of a car accident claim, 18 wheeler injury, or, other kind of personal injury claim.

There are 5 points to your free claim strategy session:

  • First, we will listen to your story. You will have a chance to tell everything to someone who wants to hear what happened to you.
  • Based on the information you provide, we will give you our best advice on both what claims you have and the next steps you should consider to go forward with your claim.
  • If you claim is something that we think we can help you with, we will explain the services that we can provide for you, and what the next steps are that we should take. We will start working immediately.
  • If your matter is something that we do not think we can help you with, then we will attempt to put you in contact with another lawyer that might be able to help you.
  • Either way, what should happen is we will put to rest some of the unknowns that you may be experiencing. We will start to shed light on what you can expect and how to best pursue the benefits you deserve.