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The Knoxville attorneys of Sexton and Wykoff PLLC extend to each of their clients the individualized care and prompt attention they deserve.

Whether you have been injured on the job or in an accident, are struggling with filing for bankruptcy or Social Security disability, are dealing with divorce or other sensitive family issues, or are facing criminal charges, you need a lawyer you can trust.

With the experience and dedication to protect your rights and help you achieve the best outcome possible, our attorneys are your best choice.

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Areas of Practice

Sexton and Wykoff PLLC defends the rights of parties seeking compensation related to:

Personal Injury Attorney:

Accidents are part of life, but if you suffer an injury due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve compensation for your damages. We fight for your satisfaction and restitution.  You don’t need to worry about affording our services, we only get paid if you get paid.  No matter what type of personal injury you may have suffered, we can help guide you through this complicated process.  From initial meeting, to dealing with the insurance companies, and ensuring a just and fair settlement.  These are just a few examples of what we can do for you.

Bankruptcy Attorney:

In this difficult and uncertain economy, may people are in the midst of a financial crisis. If you are stressed out due to debt problems, we can help.  Sexton and Wykoff, PLLC, is designated by Congress as a debt relief agency helping people file bankruptcy. We are skilled and experienced in all aspects of bankruptcy law.  Whether you need  Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 relief, we can help you solve the debt problem you are facing while typically protecting your valuable assets, such as your house and cars, safe from creditors.  Eliminating debt is just a small part of what bankruptcy can do for you.   Our firm’s easy payment plans make bankruptcy an affordable solution for consumers or businesses looking for a fresh start.

Workers Compensation Attorney:

Getting injured on the job can be can be life changing. Obtaining qualified legal advice and assistance is crucial to ensure that you receive the benefits you are entitled to. We know what to do to ensure that you (1) are paid temporary benefits if you are unable to work due to your injury, (2) receive appropriate medical care, and (3) obtain adequate compensation at the conclusion of your case. Don’t be concerned about paying our fees, because we take workers compensation cases on a contingency basis, meaning that we get paid when you get paid.

Nursing Home Neglect Attorney:

At Sexton & Wykoff we know it’s not easy to leave a loved one in the care of another. It’s hard to know if they’re getting the care and attention they need. It’s true that there are many fine facilities in East Tennessee if a family member needs care. But it’s also true that there are some facilities that don’t meet the standards they should. Budget cuts, crowding, poor nursing or other staff, and other issues can lead to these vulnerable people being neglected and abused. If you suspect that your loved one or another resident is being subjected to some form of abuse, the best thing you can do is get help from an attorney. At Sexton & Wykoff we can ensure that the abuse ends and that appropriate compensation is paid.

Social Security Attorney:

If you are disabled and unable to work, you may be entitled to receive benefits in the form of SSD or SSI.  Social Security benefits likely include a monthly check and MediCare coverage. We know how to handle your disability claim in order to get you the benefits to which you are entitled.  Although the system is complicated and takes time to navigate, we will guide you through the process and work to obtain a positive outcome.  Services we provide include assistance with filing the initial application, all necessary appeals, and filling out numerous governmental forms as well as preparing your case for trial in front of a Judge.  We can also help you obtain the necessary medical evidence and treatment you need to win your case.  We only get paid if we win your case, so you have nothing to lose.

Family Law/Divorce Attorney:

For whatever reason you may find yourself in need of a family law attorney—divorce, separation, child custody, child support, adoption, or domestic violence—we can help. Family issues can be the most complex and emotionally charged, so let us help you by being aggressive and firm on your behalf.

Criminal Defense Attorney:

Whether you have been arrested and now need help from a Knoxville criminal defense lawyer, have learned you are under investigation, or were the victim of police misconduct, let us use our years of experience to assist you. We are resourceful and flexible lawyers who will deliver our best effort on your behalf.

Tractor Trailer Accidents Attorney:

Compared to common car accidents, tractor trailer accidents can cause far more severe injuries and even death. We know how to handle these catastrophes and will take great effort to protect your interests.  Often critical evidence needs to be obtained and we can make sure that happens. Doing so will greatly increase the odds of a favorable outcome to your case. As experienced trucking accident attorneys, we can help you get the compensation you deserve. No matter what the cause of your accident, we can help. And remember, we don’t get paid until you get paid, so call today!

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by David Sexton