A Breathtaking City Along the Border of Smoky Mountains
With a population of 3,382 (according to the 2000 Census), Gatlinburg occupies 10 square miles of Sevier County, TN, and affords breathtaking panoramic views of the rugged Smoky Mountains. Due to its location, Gatlinburg lures thousands of tourists each year, and tourism remains the driving force behind the economic success of the city.
This stunning mountainous region boasts popular resorts and vacation spots, with a special affinity for weddings and honeymoons. Whether you are a tourist in the area in need of legal representation after an accident or are a lifelong resident, our Gatlinburg personal injury lawyers at The Terry Law Firm are here to assist with every aspect of your case from start to finish!
If you’re heading to court in Gatlinburg, you should know that Tennessee’s legal system includes four trial courts:
- The Circuit Courts, which, as courts of general jurisdiction handle civil and criminal matters and hear appeals from the courts with limited jurisdiction
- The Chancery Courts, which exclusively hear civil cases and generally handle cases that fall outside the traditional common-law actions
- The Criminal Courts, located in 13 of TN’s 31 judicial districts, which serve as relief for heavy caseloads in other courts, hearing criminal cases and misdemeanor appeals from the lower courts
- The Probate Court, which hears individual estate cases but only operates in a few districts. Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure are readily available to the public.
Personal Injury Claims & Civil Courts
If you have a personal injury case in Tennessee, your claim will be heard in civil court. Once you’ve gone through a trial, you may have the right to appeal your personal injury case to the state’s Appeals Court or the Supreme Court. Our Gatlinburg personal injury attorneys have a deep knowledge of Tennessee personal injury law, as well as the court system, and are able to effectively handle your case as we fight for the compensation you deserve. Our Gatlinburg personal injury lawyers can help with car accidents, truck accidents, product liability, premises liability, social security, and much more!
Call us now at (423) 586-5800 and schedule a free initial consultation.