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Social Security Claims

Were you injured at work? You may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits in addition to Tennessee or Kentucky workers’ compensation or FELA benefits.

Premises Liability

Owners of buildings and businesses may be liable for injury or death caused by careless or defective maintenance, security, construction, or employee activity.

Workers’ Compensation

Injured on the job? Workplace accidents occur every day and are commonly caused by unsafe working environments, faulty equipment or employer negligence.

Catastrophic Injuries

If you or a loved one have suffered a catastrophic injury, our attorneys can help you claim compensation for your medical expenses and other losses.

Maritime Law & The Jones Act

A unique set of laws can apply to a maritime injury simply because it occurred in or over the water. We may be able to assist you in recovering compensation under the Jones Act.

River Barge & Boat Crew Injuries

Injured while working on a riverboat crew? Serious accidents occur that result in life changing injuries and sometimes death. We file Jones Act Claims.

Car Wrecks

We can help you recover losses resulting from a motor vehicle accident and/or reduce the hefty amount of paperwork, “red tape,” and hassle often associated with car accident insurance claims.

Drunk and/or Uninsured Drivers

Drunk driving is no accident. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident caused by a drunk or uninsured driver, please contact us.


You can rely on our attorneys’ skills and commitment. Senior attorney Lucius Hawes is certified as a Civil Pretrial Specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, and has been designated as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine. Mr. Hawes has more than 30 years of personal injury and wrongful death trial experience in courts throughout the region.




– 1977, Beginning

Lucius graduated from University of Louisville and passed the Kentucky bar exam. Started general practice in Hopkinsville, KY.

– 1980, Prosecutor

Hired by local county attorney. Became part-time prosecutor in district court.

– 1988, Personal Injury

Lucius became licensed to practice law in Tennessee. Practice shifted to personal injury in Kentucky and Tennessee, including car wrecks, truck wrecks, premises liability, injury claims against the United States, and maritime injury cases.

– 1993, Civil Trial Advocacy

Became board certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Subsequently, he became certified as a Civil Pretrial Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Legal Education and Specialization.

– 2006, New Office

Opened present office, located at 300 East 18th St. in Hopkinsville, KY.



  • Have you been injured in a car accident?

    If you have been injured or lost someone you love in a car accident, our board-certified Civil Trial Specialist, Lucius Hawes, and staff are ready to handle the legal matters related to your car accident while you focus on getting better.

  • Have you been injured due to poor property maintenance?

    Lucius Hawes Law has been helping clients recover compensation for injuries and financial losses suffered in slip and fall accidents on unsafe properties for 30 years. We offer a free consultation to discuss the property owner’s responsibility and the likelihood that you can obtain money damages for your injuries.

  • Have you been injured in a truck accident?

    If you have been in a truck accident, trucking companies will move quickly to protect their financial interests after an accident. Their insurance companies often look for ways to blame you. We know how truck companies and their insurance companies will approach a case, and we fight hard for full and fair settlements for damages.

  • Has your disability claim been denied?

    If you are considering filing for Social Security disability benefits or have already been denied, it is important to know nearly 80% of all initial claims get rejected.

    Concluding a successful claim takes diligence, experience, and determination. If you are entitled to and need the benefits, but don’t have the knowledge or time to pursue the process, we are the place to turn.



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