Our Specialties

At Smith Hulsey, we only specialize in two law practices: personal injury and workers’ compensation. We’ve focused in these areas our entire careers—it’s what we know, and it’s all we want to do. Below is some information you should know about these areas.

Personal injuries occur when someone else causes you to get hurt, regardless if you know whose fault it was or even if they tried to avoid it. We handle the following types of accidents:

Even if you don’t have health insurance, we’ll help you get treatment for your injuries and losses. Here’s examples of the types of injuries, treatment, and losses we address:

  • Back, Neck & Spine Injuries / Compressed or Separated Discs in Vertebrae
  • Shooting or Radiating Pain with Tingling, Burning, or Numbness
  • Muscle Ligament Tears, Sprains, or Strains
  • General Soreness, Stiffness, & Bruising
  • ER and Hospital Visits / Pain Management / Primary Care Physicians
  • Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, or Chiropractic Care
  • Surgeries – Fusions, Reshaping, Removal, Implant Replacement
  • Radio Frequency Ablation / Burning of Nerves
  • Steroid, Trigger Point, Epidural Injections / Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Pain & Suffering / Inconvenience / Spouse & Family Impact / Punitive Damages
  • Lost Wages /Diminished Work Capacity
  • Property Damage / Diminished Value / Loss of Use / Rental Vehicle
  • Bone Fractures and Fissures – Displaced and Non-displaced
  • MRI, CT Scans, Imaging of Body and Bones
  • Arm / Shoulder / Elbow / Hand / Finger Injury / Leg / Hip / Knee / Foot / Toe Injury
  • Eye Injuries or Vision Reduction
  • Head or Facial Injuries / Headaches / Ringing Ears
  • Wrongful Death / Loss of Limb / Catastrophic Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury / Face or Body Disfiguration

Workers’ compensation applies when you get hurt while at work and doing something work-related, regardless whether you or someone else caused the accident. Here are some examples of issues arising in workers’ comp cases.

  • Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) and Temporary Total Disability (TTD)
  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Average Weekly Wage Calculation
  • Impairment Rating Percentage
  • Choices on Employer’s Panel of Physicians
  • Independent Medical Examination by Doctor of Your Choice
  • Workplace / On-The-Job Injuries: Falls, Impacts, Pulls, and Tears
  • Machinery Malfunctions and Misuse
  • Workplace Fights and Incidents Causing Harm
  • Aggravations of Pre-existing Injuries
  • Auto Accidents While On-The-Clock or on Sales Calls