focused on our
clients, their needs
and achieving positive results

Confidently handling Social Security Disability and other legal cases since 1974.

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Social Security

Short and Long
Term Disability




Retirement Board

Getting the job done for the people throughout
Tennessee and the Southwest.

Lawyers You Can Turn To When You Need Help

Many law firms talk about settling cases out of court. At the Law Offices of Tony Farmer & John Dreiser we are driven by a single goal — achieving the best result for each client.

To get this result, our first step in Social Security Disability (SSD) cases and others is not to begin negotiating. Rather, we start by preparing the case for trial. If the insurance company’s lawyer responds reasonably to our demands, the case may settle out of court. If not, we are prepared to protect clients’ rights by going to court. We try many cases in court each year because that is often the best way to get the best result.


Identifying All Opportunities For Compensation And The Best Possible Outcome

Most often, clients approach our office with the stated wish to pursue a Social Security Disability claim, or in some cases, a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim.

Our philosophy is, “Why stop there?” Perhaps you were injured by a third party while at work or perhaps a highway accident leads to a permanent disability. In many instances, we can obtain compensation from insurers, from the workers’ compensation system and from the Social Security Administration following a single accident.

Experience Backed by Qualifications

In addition to our 45-plus years of combined legal experience, we have pursued numerous other qualifications in order to best serve our injured clients. We have also achieved recognition in our field. These qualifications and recognition include:

Member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group and member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
Voted by our peers as one of Knoxville’s top Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation lawyers in Cityview Magazine
Past president of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Regular lecturers and presenters in the areas of products liability, workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability
Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate/Specialist by the American Board of Trial Advocates
One of only six voting members of the state of Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council

Serving SSD/SSI Clients Throughout The Southeast And Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Throughout The State

At the Law Offices of Tony Farmer & John Dreiser we provide free initial consultations, charge fees on a contingency fee basis, are available for evening, weekend, hospital and home visits, are conveniently located right off of I-40 near the Papermill exit and provide free parking. To contact us, call 865-223-6291 or 888-861-1472.

What Our Clients Say

“I just wanted to congratulate you and thank you for getting my Social Security. It really, really got a big load off me. Thank you and may God bless you.”

– D. Spears.

“I now have my super hearing aids. They’ve made a great difference in my life and marriage. Really appreciate how you did your job, keeping me informed every step of the way. Good luck to you, and thanks again.”

– P. Meadows.

“Mr. Dreiser, thank you so much. Your time and kindness are really appreciated.”

– H. Truong.

“Thanks for your helping me with the decision about my hospitalization. You have showed me kindness and friendship.”

– K. Lambert.

“Heaven holds a special place for people like you who are willing to help others when no one else will.”

– K. Sutton.

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