Jul 11, 2017

Who is Responsible in Left-Hand Turn Cases in Tennessee?

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The beginning rule of thumb in intersection accidents is that the person making the left-hand turn was at fault. Tennessee traffic laws require that the car making the left-hand turn wait for oncoming cars to proceed straight through the intersection before they start their turn. We know how frustrating this can be. If you […]

Jun 23, 2017

Traffic Crash Deaths Make Biggest Increase in Almost a Decade

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When you combine all the factors such as lower gas prices, an increase in vehicle miles traveled and add to that the negligent habits of distracted driving and speeding you get one of the deadliest years in almost a decade for drivers in the U.S.

The National Safety Council (NSC) published a report that highlights […]

Jun 8, 2017

Tennessee Highway Patrol is Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

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Texting while driving is against the law in Tennessee and it has been since 2009, yet Tennesseans along with other Americans on roads and highways throughout the United States do not seem to think that the law applies to them as drivers continue to read and respond to text messages, emails and surf the […]

May 11, 2017

What Are the Causes of Most Auto Accidents?

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There’s an old joke that says, “What causes most auto accidents? Drivers.” It’s entirely true; fewer accidents are actually caused by completely accidental mechanical failures or acts of nature. The vast majority of car wrecks can be traced back to the actions of drivers in some way.

Negligence takes many forms

The top three causes of […]

Apr 25, 2017

Navigating the Car Accident Settlement Process in Nashville

By |Apr 25, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

While some people may view settlements after auto crashes as miraculous, effort-free windfalls, the reality is that they exist to compensate victims for pain and suffering, and can require a significant commitment of time and energy in order to see a result. Knowing the in’s and out’s of the process, and working with a […]

Apr 12, 2017

Dangerous Driving: When to Stay Off the Road

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Car wrecks aren’t random. Very rarely are they caused by simple whims of nature: generally the causes and time of day play a significant role in the level of danger and damage realized. Knowing the danger signs—along with when it’s best to leave or early or even just stay home—can mean the difference between […]

Feb 28, 2017

Lawsuit Blames Smartphone Manufacturers for Distracted Driving

By |Feb 28, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

We recently wrote about the reversal of a 50-year decline in highway fatalities. The shift was primarily attributed to a rise in distracted driving, the result of established and emerging technologies clamoring for a driver’s attention. It’s certainly true that there is more opportunity for distraction than there has been in the past, but […]

Feb 14, 2017

Chrisley Crash Highlights Common Problem: Post-Accident Driver Anxiety

By |Feb 14, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Savannah Chrisley, daughter of real estate mogul Todd Chrisley and star of the reality television show Chrisley Knows Best, was recently in a car accident that shattered one of her vertebrae. The high-profile accident prompted an outpouring of sympathy on social media and well wishes for star’s recovery. The nineteen-year-old reality star is expected […]

Jan 17, 2017

Drunk Driving Is on the Rise Again

By |Jan 17, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|0 Comments

With 2016 poised to continue an increase in traffic fatalities not seen since the 1960s, we’re once again taking a look at the factors that contributed to the unprecedented spike. Recently, we wrote about the staggering numbers of distracted drivers on the road. Now, it looks like drunk driving may have contributed just as […]

Dec 27, 2016

Repeat DUI Offenders Put Your Family at Risk

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Two adults and four children were transported to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital after a rollover crash in mid-October. Driver Deborah Ellison, 26, lost control of the vehicle during the morning commute. None of her four children, who range in age from 8-months to three-years-old, were properly restrained in car or booster seats, according to the […]

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