Here for YouWhen You Need It Most

Even if your case feels hopeless, we may be able to help.

Guidance through the SSD application process

If this is your first time applying for social security disability insurance, talking things through with an experienced legal team can help you avoid common mistakes and increase your chances of success.

Fierce representation if your benefits were denied

Maybe you’ve already applied for SSD or SSI and been denied the benefits you need. That doesn’t mean it’s over. Talk to us about reapplying with strong legal backing.

A no-nonsense approach to personal injuries

When you or a loved one gets hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault, call us immediately. We don’t pull any punches when it comes to getting justice for these types of claims.

Forrest E. Jackson

Principal Attorney


Forrest branched off from a larger law firm and founded Jackson Law Firm, PLLC because he wanted to ensure that his clients would always get the direct, customized legal care they need. Today, his strong moral compass continues to guide our firm.

Practice Areas

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Social Security Disability

Depending on the physical or mental disability impacting your life, you may be eligible to receive SSDI or SSI benefits. Explore this site to learn more about each.

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Personal Injury

If another person’s mistake caused you to get hurt (for instance, in a car wreck or workplace accident) or led to the death of loved one, you have every right to pursue justice and monetary compensation.

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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Sometimes, improperly trained caretakers can cause more harm than good to our elderly family members. When that happens, talk to us about your next steps.

Feeling frustrated?

Let us handle the legal details.

Serving Tennessee, Alabama, & Georgia


- Chattanooga, TN

- Decatur, AL

- Gadsden, AL

- Vestavia Hills, AL

Chattanooga, Decatur, Gadsden, and Vestavia Hills are the places where you’ll find our four office locations. However, our legal services extend much further.

We regularly work with clients throughout Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions about a disability, personal injury, or elder law concern. It would be our pleasure to discuss your case and, at the very least, point you in the right direction.

Frequently Asked Questions


What should I do after a car accident?

Start with a visit to the doctor, even if you don’t feel hurt. Avoid making any statements to the insurance company until you can call me for guidance.

Am I Eligible for Disability Benefits?

It all depends on your specific circumstances. To learn about the eligibility requirements for SSDI and SSI benefits, we invite you to explore the pages on this site or — even better — call to schedule a free talk so we can answer your questions in person.

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What Our Clients Say

We’ll handle your case from start to finish

If you dread the idea of working with a lawyer, don’t worry — that doesn’t offend us. There are a lot of less-than-flattering stereotypes out there about law firms, and we completely understand why you’d prefer to settle your case all on your own.

But the truth of the matter is simple: an experienced legal professional can mean the difference between winning or losing your case. And, if a firm has your best interests at heart, they’ll work on contingency — meaning they won’t charge you a dime unless they help you win. That way, you pay nothing out of pocket and only need to give them a small portion of your payout once your case has concluded.

At Jackson Law Firm, PLLC, not only do we work on contingency, but we also actively choose to work with a limited amount of clients at any given time. What does this mean for you? Simple. It means that you’ll have direct access to your attorney. In addition, your attorney won’t be distracted by a bunch of other cases and will be right there with your from the moment you reach out to the moment your case is resolved. We’re in this with you every step of the way.

“When I take on a case, I’m personally invested in the outcome. That’s why I fight with everything I’ve got.”

—Forrest Jackson