Bragorgos

Nicholas E. Bragorgos
Member 

81 Monroe Ave - 6th floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 624-0640
Fax: (901) 624-0650
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Nicholas E. Bragorgos
is a founding member of the firm. His practice focuses on civil litigation in both Mississippi and Tennessee and includes claims involving the defense of trucking companies and their drivers, personal injury litigation, product liability, construction law, and insurance defense. Prior to founding the firm, Nick worked as an assistant public defender in Memphis and has tried numerous criminal and civil cases.

Education:
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D. 1985
University of Mississippi, B.A. 1982

Representative Cases:
Cruse vs Rollins Truck Leasing, 2009 WL 2231205 (Tennessee Supreme Court Workers Comp Panel. July 27, 2009) (worker's compensation defense) (denial of claim affirmed by Worker's Comp Panel)
Enochs v. Nerren, 949 S.W.2d 686 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1996). Dismissal obtained on behalf of school board and school superintendent on claim of unlawful discharge.
Hogrobrooks v. Progressive Direct, 858 So.2d 913 (Miss. Ct. App. 2003). Summary Judgment obtained on behalf of insurer on claim of insurance bad faith.
Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. v. Chapin, 243 S.W.3d 553 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2007). Successful appeal on behalf of insurer. Court of Appeals ruled that motorcycle policy did not provide liability coverage to plaintiff as second permittee and that plaintiff did not have owner's implied permission to drive the motorcycle.
Dunn v. Davis, 2007 WL 674652 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2007). Successful appeal in case involving wrongful death of a minor. Court of Appeals found in favor of client and reduced damages awarded by jury by $300,000.
Jenkins v. Southland Capital Corp., 301 S.W.3d 268 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2009). Summary judgment obtained on behalf of a real estate developer in a construction case involving claims of wrongful death.

Practice Areas:
Trucking and Transportation Law
Construction Law
Personal Injury Law
Premises Liability
Contract Law
Commercial/Business Law
Insurance Coverage
Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions:
Tennessee, 1986
Mississippi, 1989
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1986
United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1986
United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 1986
United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1990
United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1989
United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1989
United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1994
United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Mississippi Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
The Business Council, Inc.
Trucking Industry Defense Association
Defense Research Institute
Transportation Lawyers Association