Lebanon, TN asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Tennessee

Q: My granddaughter is a dental assistant. She got bit and her hair pulled by a child. After the mom said he got violent.

Afterwards he was trying to bite the mom and pull her hair. She said he got violent alot. My granddaughter had to get a tetanus shot and antibiotics. Would it be worth it to file a lawsuit?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In terms of medical bills and any lost wages stemming from the accident, that would usually be handled as a workers' comp case. In terms of a personal injury action related to the bite, she could reach out to Tennessee attorneys to discuss. Most law firms that handle such matters usually offer free initial consults. That's the most definitive way to find out. I hope your granddaughter is okay. Good luck

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