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your Premier Employment Personal Injury Law Firm

Knoxville attorneys

Our Knoxville employment and personal injury attorneys focus most of their practice on the uniquely demanding needs of litigation. The skilled, experienced lawyers at our firm boast a track record that includes hundreds of successful cases. Our clients know our Tennessee employment lawyers for their unwavering commitment to excellence and by the results they achieve.

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Whether you are a white collar, blue collar professional, or business executive, you’ll benefit from The Burkhalter Law Firm's exceptional client service. Our skilled employment and personal injury lawyers are here to help you address your legal issues effectively and efficiently.

We present innovative solutions to today’s complex legal challenges.

We deliver client services of the highest possible standard, based on prompt, personal attention to each client.

We provide insights that keep you updated on the new legal developments and trends.
Protecting the Most Important Parts of Life

our areas of practice

Your Stolen Tax Dollars
False Claims Act Cases Qui Tam or Whistleblower Cases, such as Contractor Fraud, Healthcare Fraud, Medicaid/Medicare Fraud, Kickbacks, Stark Act violations, and so forth, and also IRS and SEC Whistleblower cases.
Your Job as a Provider
Employment Law, including any and all Employment Matters, such as Wrongful Discharge, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, Wage Theft, Overtime Violations, and so forth.
employment law
Your Health & Safety
Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, including, but not limited to, cases involving vehicular and motorcycle wrecks, tractor-trailer wrecks, birth injuries, premise liability, dangerous property conditions, products liability, medical malpractice, dangerous chemicals, physical assaults, etc.
personal injury
Free Case Evaluations & No Recovery / No Attorney Fee Basis

everyone deserves justice

This law firm handles almost all cases on a contingency fee basis. This means, you pay nothing unless you win. The attorney fees and case expenses will be subtracted from the final amount recovered after the verdict at trial or an otherwise favorable resolution of your case. This system allows you to hire attorneys without having to pay any of the upfront cost of litigating your case.

When you need attorneys like ours, it can often be a difficult time in life. Most people cannot pay attorneys to prosecute their case after having been wrongfully terminated or injured by the negligence of others. That is why this law firm's fees and case expenses are covered during the litigation (such as the fees charged by court reporters and expert witnesses) until the final resolution of your case. The percentage of the contingency fee may vary based on the facts of the case.
We at The Burkhalter Law Firm are proud to represent only the people, such as employees including current and former employees, injured persons and their family members, and whistleblowers, and not employers, corporations, or insurance companies.
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your attorneys

david a. burkhalter ii


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zachary joseph burkhalter


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d. alexander burkhalter iii


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what our clients
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"Skilled Trial Lawyer But He Is an Even Better Person. He's Intelligent Caring Attorney You Can't Go Wrong. Typically I do not give 5 stars to anyone for anything, but Mr. Burkhalter and his staff have always gone above and beyond for me. Not only is Mr. Burkhalter a skilled trial lawyer but he is an even better person he is genuine in his want to provide you with the best legal representation possible. He does not "cherry coat" and lays out the case and your options for you. He is honest, hard-working, and diligent and over the past 22 years he has become a loyal friend to me. His staff are professional, friendly, and ALWAYS willing to answer your questions and work with you when you need to get things done.

I cannot emphasize enough the importance that you contact and engage his counsel if you are in need of the best possible representation you can find. Mr. Burkhalter is, indeed, that attorney."

- steven

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