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Jeffrey W Rufolo

Jeffrey W Rufolo

Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers, P.C.
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  • Tennessee
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Jeffrey W. Rufolo grew up in New Jersey and originally came to Chattanooga in 1983 to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on a wrestling scholarship. He liked the area so much he decided to stay.

Since joining Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers, Mr. Rufolo has successfully represented those who have been injured on the job, or injured in car accidents, fall down cases, or other premises liability type cases due to the negligence of others. Recently, Mr. Rufolo successfully overturned an unfavorable decision from the trial court in a wrongful death lawsuit brought against Hamilton County, Tennessee, in which a young man was brutally murdered. Obtaining a favorable decision for the family of the deceased in this case, Brown v. Hamilton County, 126 S.W.3d 43 2003 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2003), was described by one Tennessee legal magazine as similar to a "miracle."

Mr. Rufolo is married to Laura Beth, who is also an attorney. Together they have one daughter. He is an active member of his church, in the community, and serves as a high school wrestling referee, youth soccer coach, on the alumni counsel of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and is vice president of the Chattanooga Takedown Club.

Practice Areas
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
ID Number: 015013
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Chattanooga Bar Association
University of Tennessee College of Law
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Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar  # 015013
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Websites & Blogs
Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers, P.C.
Contact & Map
735 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Telephone: (423) 265-2385
Fax: (423) 266-5211