Derek O. Fairchilds is a trial lawyer who is licensed to practice throughout West Tennessee and North Mississippi. His areas of expertise are automobile accidents, trucking accidents, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and catastrophic injury cases. Mr. Fairchilds is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He has been named by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of personal injury litigation in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The insurance companies often have significant advantages over injured persons who are not represented by counsel, including disparities of knowledge, wealth, and resources. Mr. Fairchilds gets satisfaction from knowing that his involvement helps to level the playing field and protects the person who needs help the most – the injured party.