Brain Injuries

Nashville Brain Injury Lawyer

We’ve Won Millions for Injured Victims in Tennessee

Trauma, toxins, and other harmful events can have far-reaching effects on the brain, and can change the lives of victims in profound and permanent ways.

Whether a brain injury is caused by a preventable accident, a defective product, or medical malpractice, speaking with an experienced attorney about your rights and options can ensure you have the support to recover your losses and any future needs – even if you are not yet aware of what those may be.

Kinnard Law has fought for seriously injured victims and families for over 40 years. Our Nashville brain injury attorneys know the unpredictable consequences of traumatic brain injuries, and are available to help your family seek justice for losses that could and should have been prevented.

Proven Experience in Brain Injury Litigation

Kinnard Law Partner Randall Kinnard is a Certified Civil Trial and Medical Malpractice Specialist, which means he has attained the expertise needed to litigate complex and high-stakes claims – particularly those involving catastrophic injuries and medical negligence.

Our team has successfully resolved many cases involving brain injuries – from clients who’ve suffered concussions in vehicle wrecks to victims who’ve been permanently disabled due to medically induced anoxic brain injuries.

Examples of brain injury cases we’ve handled:

  • $15.2 million for a 23-year-old man who became severely disabled following an anoxic brain injury caused by medical staff who inappropriately removed a trach tube. The recovery set a record for the largest verdict in Weakley County history.
  • $6.5 million verdict from a Davidson County jury for a woman who aspirated and suffered a brain injury after her nasogastric tube was removed too early by medical staff.
  • $2 million verdict for a 7-year-old girl who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a school bus accident.
  • $1 million jury verdict for a woman who suffered oxygen deprivation resulting in a brain injury after a family practitioner failed to diagnose pneumonia

Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries come in many different forms, and be caused by many different factors. These include:

  • Trauma: Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are acquired brain injuries resulting from an outside force, and are not hereditary or present at birth. TBIs typically result from blunt force trauma and head injuries such as those sustained in car accidents, falls, construction accidents, and other types of traumatic events.
  • Oxygen deprivation: Hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries refer to brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen. In the case of hypoxia, that means an insufficient supply of oxygen in brain tissue; in the case of anoxia, it means a complete lack of oxygen. Both forms of oxygen deprivation can cause permanent and profound disability, if not death. Common causes include drowning, electrocution, and strokes, and well as medical negligence, such as the failure to diagnose a serious condition, surgical errors, anesthesia errors, and birth injuries.
  • Non-impact injuries: TBIs can occur even without direct impact or injury to the head. Sudden forces which cause the brain to rapidly move or accelerate within the skull can be enough to damage tissue. These injuries may result from auto accidents involving whiplash, or from industrial accidents involving explosions.
  • Toxic exposure: Some brain injuries can be caused by exposure to toxic substances, whether that means exposure from the environment or the workplace, from an unsafe product, or from dangerous medications.

Whether the injury occurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident, an accident at the workplace or a defective product, the effects of a brain injury can be far-reaching – affecting a person’s mood, behavior, cognitive abilities, and overall physical, emotional, and financial health.

We encourage you to contact an attorney from our firm who can listen to the facts of your situation and advise you on the best course of action when it comes to seeking compensation for your losses from at-fault parties.

Seeking Maximum Compensation for Your Injuries

Serious brain injuries can be challenging to diagnose and difficult to prove. Over the years, we have worked with medical professionals who provide expert opinions regarding clients' injuries and the type and duration of any treatment that might be necessary, as well as what, if any, long-term consequences they may face.

When you work with Kinnard Law, you can trust our brain injury lawyers to provide honest feedback and realistic communication regarding your options for monetary compensation.

We may be able to help you seek compensation for:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost earnings and diminished earning capacity
  • Mental anguish / pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation and physical therapy costs

Discuss Your Case During a FREE Consultation

Brain injuries are among the most unpredictable types of injuries a person can sustain, and their potential for long-term, life-long, and life-changing repercussions cannot be understated. If you have questions about a potential case and how our team at Kinnard Law can help you seek justice and compensation for your damages.

Has your loved one suffered a serious TBI? Call the brain injury lawyers at Kinnard Law to learn more about your options in a free consultation: (615) 933-2893.

Verdicts & Settlements

Unmatched Dedication Has Led To Record-Setting Victories
  • $55 Million Personal Injury

    Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in nude video lawsuit against hotel, stalker.

  • $22.2 Million Medical Malpractice

    Bette Donathan was in an automobile accident in Winchester, Tennessee. She had a broken leg.

  • $15.2 Million Medical Malpractice

    Randy Kinnard and Mary Ellen Morris of Kinnard Law obtained the largest verdict in Weakley County history for their 23 year-old client.

  • $6.5 Million Medical Malpractice

    A woman went into the hospital for a tubal ligation. The doctor put a small hole in her large colon during the procedure and did not recognize it.

  • $5 Million Wrongful Death

    On October 2, 2014, a Nashville jury held a pediatric clinic and local hospital accountable for the wrongful death of 22-month-old Ryder Laurent.

Hear From Our Happy Clients

At Kinnard Law, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "These are the professionals that you want fighting for you and the people you love!"
    The legal team at Kinnard Law worked diligently to get my family compensation following a malpractice suit.
    - Lauren Price Cook
    "Integrity, above and beyond."
    This Law Firm has proven itself as absolutely professional, goal oriented, kind and compassionate in the past several years during my case.
    - H.W.
    "In the hardest two years of my life, you provided the utmost trust, comfort, and support."
    Thank you Randy, Jennifer, and Cynthia so much for not only helping me get through what has been the hardest time of my life, but for always providing grace, trust, and a sense of comfort for what felt like an eternity.
    - T.H.
    "We are very grateful."
    What Kinnard Law achieved on account of conquering numerous hurdles was beyond remarkable and we are very grateful.
    - E.I.
    "Great staff."
    The process in its entirety took a couple years - which is longer than I anticipated, but also news to me, as it was the first lawsuit I have ever been a part of.
    - J.
    "100% Best Lawyers Around"
    You have all been so kind and loving to our family!
    - J.S.
    "Exceptional people with exceptional hearts."
    Words can not express how grateful I am to have found your firm when I did.
    - T.R.
    "Love this firm!"
    Very helpful and knowledgeable and I would recommend them to anyone.
    - Constance

Contact Kinnard Law Today!

We’re Ready to Help

A member of our team will be in touch shortly to confirm your contact details or address questions you may have.

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
  • By submitting, you agree to be contacted about your request & other information using automated technology. Message frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to cancel. Acceptable Use Policy
  • Dedication to Our Clients
    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.
  • Proven Success
    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.
  • Trusted Experience
    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.