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Apr 3, 2018

Major Safety Concerns about Self-Driving Vehicles after Uber Autonomous SUV Kills an Arizona Woman

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The recent death of a woman pedestrian by an Uber autonomous SUV has sparked concern about the safety of self-driving vehicles. Just as companies are experimenting to address and fix safety issues, states are experimenting with how much they should regulate the tests and the technology itself. Manufacturers of these robotic cars driven by software, [...]

Mar 20, 2018

New Study Examines the Hazards of Texting while Driving in Tennessee

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Tennessee News Channel 9 reported on February 8, 2018, that it recently examined the dangers of texting while driving first-hand and driving while distracted. Their reporters witnessed numerous drivers calling on their smartphones, texting, and applying makeup – which meant their eyes weren’t focused on the road. The report also made the following observations either [...]

Jan 30, 2018

Tennessee Car Accident Statistics for 2017

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Tennessee residents drive on the state's local roads and highway system to travel to work, for shopping and for recreational activities just like everywhere else in the United States. In 2014, there were 5.1 million adults in Tennessee and 4.7 million of them had a driver's licenses, which illustrates how important driving is to the [...]

Dec 5, 2017

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds the Law on the Use of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Cases

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On Friday, November 17th, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that Tennessee law will continue to allow plaintiffs to use the full, undiscounted medical bills as evidence of their medical expenses rather than the discounted amounts that insurance companies pay. A story in The Chatanoogan describes the case of Jean Dedmon, who filed a personal injury [...]