April 2016 News

Consider if another driver in your accident was drunk

In the immediate aftermath of an accident, it can be very difficult to remain calm and collected. However, keeping your wits about you is extremely important to determine what truly happened in an accident and who is really at fault. If you find yourself in an accident, the [...]
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Accepting an insurance payout may not be the best idea

The damages and injuries that a motorcyclist can suffer in the event of a motor vehicle accident are catastrophic. Even if the biker is wearing a helmet and moving at a relatively low speed, the possibility of broken bones or even lost limbs is very real. Motorcyclists who are [...]
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Do sleeping pills pose a crash risk for drivers?

Like many people in Tennessee and elsewhere, you may use prescription sleeping pills. These types of medications can be helpful in aiding you to get the rest that your body needs. Research has shown, however, that using such medications may lead to dangerous impairments if you [...]
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Study: Voice-activated technology poses crash risk for Tennessee drivers

In-car information systems are widely seen as a way to cut down on auto accidents, but a recent study found this technology still poses a crash risk.
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Compensation is extremely important for brain injuries

Even the most minor injury can cause damage to the brain, and even minor damage to the brain can have major repercussions in your daily life. The brain is an extremely delicate and complex part of the human anatomy, and any damages could permanently affect your memory, motor [...]
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Things to know about truck accidents

If you have ever been involved in a truck accident, or if you know someone who has been injured in a truck accident, then you probably know just how serious of an issue such accidents can be. The chances of catastrophic or fatal injury are high due to the size of the trucks and [...]
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Car Accident Liability: Whose Fault Is It?

In most cases, an accident will be someone's fault. Was the other driver negligent or was a mistake made? If the accident was not your fault, it's important to have evidence to back up your claim when you file the report to your insurer. Saying that it was not your fault is not [...]
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Wrongful death can be painful and costly

One of life's hardest moments is when someone you love passes away. Expected or not, the grieving that follows takes a toll on everyone involved.
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Multi-car Accidents: What You Need to Know

Multi-vehicle accidents are common - and costly! It's important that all the facts get straightened out so that the right person is held accountable. If you have been involved in a multi-vehicle accident, here are a few things you should know.
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Xarelto poses excessive bleeding risk for Tennessee patients

When injuries cause bleeding, blood clots can be vital to the life and health of people in Tennessee, and elsewhere. However, if they form unnecessarily, blood clots may lead to serious medical conditions. In order to treat these clots and prevent the possible complications, [...]
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Fatigued driving is often considered negligent driving

When a person gets behind the wheel of a car and heads out on the road, that person is entering into an agreement with every other driver. That agreement is a pact that every driver will practice safe, defensive driving maneuvers and stay aware to avoid a motor vehicle accident [...]
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Drunk driving is reckless driving

For the vast majority of car accidents, liability is determined by examining the circumstances of the accident and determining who was at fault in the accident. Fault is usually established by investigating all of the factors at play and finding one or more of the parties [...]
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Walker’s daughter claims auto defects led to father’s death

Vehicle manufacturers and safety regulators have taken significant steps toward improving automobile safety. Unfortunately, however, auto defects still occur and affect vehicles in Tennessee, and elsewhere. On their own or as a result of car accidents, such defects may lead to [...]
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Be careful what you say after a car accident

Car accidents are frightening and stressful scenarios to endure. Nearly every person who gets into a car accident immediately enters fight-or-flight mode, and the ensuing panic can accelerate an already complex scenario into a confusing blur of convoluted memories. You may look [...]
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Can I bring a brain injury claim after the statute has expired?

Statutes of limitations are very important legal concepts that could completely prevent a person with a very strong claim from recovering the compensation that he or she rightly deserves. For most cases, once a statute of limitations has expired, it is impossible to bring a [...]
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The three types of defective product claims in Tennessee

A product that causes an injury could be viewed as defective or dangerous on one or more of several levels. In Tennessee, people who experience harm may be able to file a lawsuit against the item’s manufacturer. Those who choose to do so must understand which type of claim it [...]
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