Eric B. Foust


Of Counsel


Eric specializes in civil litigation and has over ten years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury, worker’s compensation, medical malpractice, product liability and negligence cases. He has also represented numerous clients in business disputes, probate matters, contract negotiation and litigation and other civil matters. Eric routinely represents clients in both state and federal court and has obtained substantial settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of injured clients across the state. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Eric earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law. Eric maintains his primary office in Knoxville where he lives with his wife and two children and their two English Setters. He routinely meets clients in Morristown by appointment.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Product Liability
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Bar Admissions:
  • Tennessee, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit


  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD
  • University of Tennessee, Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Current Member and Former Member of Board of Governors
  • Knox County Bar Association, Member
  • Hamblen County Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Reported Cases:

  • Kelley v. Apria Healthcare, LLC, 232 F. Supp. 3d 983 (E.D. Tenn. 2017)
  • Hoynacki v. Hoynacki, No. E201502084COAR3CV, 2016 WL 6427857 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2016)
  • Adams v. Leamon, No. E2012-01520-COA-R3CV, 2013 WL 6198306 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2013)

Past Jury Verdicts:

  • Kelley v. Apria Healthcare, LLC – U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee –$2.5 Million
  • Hunt v. Tarwater Loudon County, TN Circuit Court $602,000
  • Steffey v. Isaacs Knox County, TN Circuit Court – $504,000
  • Adams v. Leamon Rhea
Eric B. Foust