This post is about the trial and settlement value of personal injury cases in Tennessee.
The settlement payout you get in Tennessee will depend on the injuries. So you cannot determine settlement compensation by punching your medical bill and lost wages in a settlement calculator. Still, there is a path to better understand the range of compensation you might receive.
What Is the Average Personal Injury Verdict in Tennessee?
The average personal injury verdict - as opposed to the median - in Tennessee is $455,802. This includes a $44,000,000 verdict for a quadriplegic child in a minivan accident. This and other large verdicts distort the average.
What Is the Median Personal Injury Verdict in Tennessee?
The median award in personal injury cases in Tennessee that results in a verdict is $18,650.
How Often Do Tennessee Personal Injury Victims Win at Trial?
Tennessee plaintiffs recover damages in 61 percent of personal injury cases that go to trial, eight percent higher than the national average.