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Multi-vehicle accidents make for complicated cases

In a typical traffic accident, one driver is distracted and as a result two vehicles collide. It's relatively easy to sort out who is legally responsible for the injuries caused from this kind of car accident. But many traffic accidents are not so simple.
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Teen driver deaths rise, Tennessee tops list

A recent study found that Tennessee is one of the worst states in the nation for fatal traffic accidents involving teenagers. Nationwide, the number of teenagers killed in car accidents rose 19 percent in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, according to [...]
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Fatal head-on crash at Shelbyville

A fatal head-on accident that occurred recently during the afternoon hours south of Shelbyville, Tennessee claimed three lives. Among the dead was a woman who was a prominent resident of Moore County, a relative of Jack Daniel, and former board member of a local bank as well as [...]
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Car collision on I-65 involves non-life threatening injuries

Driving on unfamiliar roads can be unnerving for out-of-state motorists. An unexpected turn or change of traffic pattern can lead to a last minute reaction by a vehicle's driver. Such a reaction can also lead to car accidents.
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Woman guilty for DUI crash sentenced to 50 years

A woman was driving drunk in Lebanon in July 2011, when she rear-ended several vehicles at the intersection of East High and Cedar streets. One man was paralyzed, another killed, as well as that man's grandson, aged four. According to Lebanon police, the woman's blood alcohol [...]
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Young passenger dies in single car accident

Often, we tend to think of tragic car accidents as a collision between a negligent driver and another unsuspecting vehicle. Indeed, stories about drunk drivers striking other motorists are unfortunately a common headline. But we tend not to think about a dangerous driver's own [...]
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Tennessee jury awards $9 million in drunk driving case

A Tennessee woman has been awarded one of the biggest jury awards in the state's history for injuries that she suffered in a 2008 drunk driving car accident. The woman was 18-years-old and a student at Ooltewah High School when the 29-year-old man's car drifted into oncoming [...]
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Laws vary widely on teen drivers licensing

It is widely acknowledge that teenage drivers are the most at risk for a car crash and for traffic fatalities. Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens in the United States, and the first year that they have a driver's license is one of the most dangerous parts [...]
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Car accident survivor launches TBI support site

About 1.7 million people in America sustain a traumatic brain injury every year. These injuries can cause permanent disability to survivors and the road to recover is often long and difficult. Yet, many survivors find that a support network is hard to come by. One young man has [...]
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Mock car crash shows Nashville teens consequences of drunk driving

Nashville area high schools are working hard to show their students the real consequences of drinking and driving on prom night. Schools in this area and all over the country often use mock car crashes to show students a realistic representation of what can happen if they choose [...]
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