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If you are avoiding the use of a Memphis car accident lawyer simply because you have insurance, you should closely look at the motivations for both parties.

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If you are avoiding the use of a Memphis car accident lawyer simply because you have insurance, you should closely look at the motivations for both parties.

http://porterlawfirm.com/why-hire-memphis-accident-attorney/

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#Uber  accidents can be confusing when figuring out what is covered. This article will help explain the laws surrounding ride sharing and auto accidents.

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The laws are here to protect in case of a motorcycle accident. Read how they can save your life.

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Keeping detailed information such as location, traffic, road and weather can help preserve evidence for future legal use. Visit my blog below for other helpful tips to keep you protected if involved in an auto accident.

Memphis Law Firm

Our Memphis Law firm prides itself on providing professional legal representation, personalized care and unrivaled consideration to those within the Memphis community who have been wrongfully injured due to the negligence of someone else. Matt has successfully collected millions of dollars for our represented clients. Our Memphis Law Firm has dedicated our practices to the following types of personal injury claims:

• auto accidents
• injuries to children
• motorcycle accidents
• trucking accidents
• premises liability
• wrongful death
• dog bite and animal attack
• burn injuries
• nursing home neglect
• insurance disputes

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A recent settlement from our Memphis Attorneys.
Hey fellow practitioners of the law, I wanted to share a recent settlement and hear what you think.

Confidential Settlement for Paralysis Victim.
 
A Memphis woman was traveling in Florida with her husband and son.  Her husband was driving a company vehicle.  The morning of the accident, it had been raining.  The vehicle driven by the husband hydroplaned and he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle flipped and his wife was ejected.  The wife was paralyzed from the waist down while no one else in the vehicle sustained injuries.  The wife will have medical needs for the rest of her life and will never work again.  Three Memphis law firms were consulted and declined representation stating to the family that there was no legal remedy for them. Matt along with co-counsel were then consulted by the family.  After meeting with the family, Matt along with co-counsel hired and represented the wife against the company her husband worked for, and the insurance company that represented it.   The case was mediated and settled for a confidential amount prior to filing a lawsuit. Matt along with co-counsel were able to secure a large settlement and the client will not have to worry about the cost of medical care or other living necessities.

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Single Car Accident Settlement

Hey everyone we wanted to share a story about a Mid-South lady who was traveling with her friends to Florida for vacation.

 She was a passenger and her best friend was driving. Her best friend lost control of the vehicle and flipped the vehicle down an embankment.

The young lady was killed and her best friend was uninjured.

The insurance carrier for the driver offered the family of the deceased $3,000.00 in death benefits.

+Matthew Porter  along with co-counsel were hired to represent the family and estate of the deceased. A settlement was later reached for policy limits and death benefits of $105,000.00.

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Jury Verdict of $2.8 million

+Matthew Porter was part of a trial team that recently secured a jury verdict in the amount of $2.8 million.  

A man was traveling on Highway 385 in Memphis when he was hit from behind.  The collision caused his vehicle to turn and flip.  He was ejected and sustained fractures to his skull and both legs.

The injuries were so severe, he was left with permanent blindness in one eye and also underwent a craniotomy.

He spent 27 days in ICU at The Regional Medical Center.  The case was highly contested by multiple defense firms, including outside counsel brought in from New York City.

The attorneys were able to survive multiple Summary Judgments as well as Interlockatory Appeals and Extraordinary Appeal.  Finally almost 6 years after the collision occurred the case went to trial.  The jury found the defendant driver 100% at fault and awarded a verdict of $2.8 million for their clients.

http://porterlawfirm.com/settlements-verdicts/

+Matthew Porter graduated from +East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1998.

 He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science. He went on to attend Cecil C. Humphreys
University of Memphis, School of Law. He earned his J.D. in May of 2002. After graduating law school, Matt moved to Bristol, Virginia where he obtained his Tennessee and Virginia law licenses. Since graduating, Matt has limited his practice to assisting injured victims.

Matt relocated with his wife and child to the Mid-South in the summer of 2007. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Tennessee Association for Justice, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Matt has dedicated his career to the fight against insurance companies and helping those who need a voice to stand up for their rights. Matt lives in the Mid-South area with his wife and two children.

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