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Nahon, Saharovich, & Trotz

Memphis Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

Memphis Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

Dedicated Memphis Attorneys Advocating for Accident Victims

Serious injuries, also known as catastrophic injuries, may occur in many different situations. What is common among them is that they may change an accident victim’s life permanently, making it difficult for the victim to work or even perform daily household chores. These injuries may include:

If you or a loved one has been harmed by someone else’s negligence or misconduct, the Memphis injury lawyers at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz can help you navigate the legal process. With more than 30 attorneys and 100 staff members, we are the largest personal injury firm based in Tennessee. This allows us to put a sweeping breadth of resources at the disposal of injured victims in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, and Kentucky.

Assert Your Rights Through a Personal Injury Claim

After a serious accident, you may need medical care and rehabilitation. You may also need to make alterations to your home to accommodate a disability. Your relationship with your spouse and family may change to accommodate your reduced activity level. These injuries may result from a motor vehicle or truck accident, an incident of medical malpractice, a defective product, a dog bite, or a dangerous property condition, among other situations.

Often, these accidents happen because of someone else’s negligence. To establish negligence, you will need to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that a defendant owed you a duty to use reasonable care, and their failure to meet that duty was the legal cause of your injuries. If you can establish negligence per se, the focus may shift to damages. Negligence per se is negligence as a matter of law, and it can apply when there is a violation of a safety statute, regulation, or ordinance, the violation was the legal cause of the plaintiff’s injury, and the injury is of the type that the law was intended to prevent.

Often, defendants try to allege comparative fault by the plaintiff. Tennessee, for example, follows a rule of modified comparative negligence, in which a plaintiff’s damages are reduced by their degree of fault for the accident, assuming the fault is 49% or less.

Damages tend to be sizeable in a case involving serious injuries. Noneconomic damages include pain and suffering, mental anguish, and loss of consortium. Economic damages include medical bills, household adjustments, household services, rehabilitation, lost wages, and prescriptions. A victim who has sustained a life-altering injury may recover for the cost of future medical treatment that will be needed.

Each state has its own statute of limitations rules. Most personal injury lawsuits need to be filed within a year of the accident in Tennessee, although medical malpractice lawsuits have a different statute of limitations. It is important to immediately consult an experienced attorney to make sure that you are not prevented from bringing your claim.

Contact an Experienced Injury Lawyer in Memphis or Surrounding Areas

If you are dealing with the aftermath of a devastating accident, the Memphis injury attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz are experienced litigators who can help you bring a lawsuit. We serve victims throughout Tennessee, as well as in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Missouri. Many of our clients have come from the areas around Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Jackson, Meridian, Tupelo, Columbus, Grenada, Starkville, Oxford, Hayti, and Caruthersville. Contact our office toll-free by calling 800-529-4004 or by completing our online form to arrange a free consultation. If you need a truck accident attorney or assistance with another personal injury claim, NST is the way to go.

Memphis Office

Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz Personal Injury Attorneys
488 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: 901-683-7000
Hours Available: Call 24/7

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Our Memphis Office

488 S. Mendenhall Road Memphis, TN 38117

Phone: 901-683-7000

Fax: 901-462-3350


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We represented a married couple who were struck head-on by a “big rig” 18-wheeler truck at a high rate of speed on a two-lane road.


We represented a sixty-seven-year-old male who was rear-ended on the interstate by an 18-wheeler truck. The client had sustained serious injuries including a fractured neck, fractured vertebrae, and rib fractures.


Our client was walking in a Tennessee gas station parking lot when he was struck by a commercial concrete truck. He broke both of his legs and underwent extensive medical treatment.