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 14, 2017

Common Causes of Chain-Reaction Truck Crashes in Tennessee

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Large commercial trucks are prevalent along the highways in Tennessee, and accidents involving 18-wheelers, semis, tractor trailers and other types of large, commercial trucks happen far too frequently. One of the most devastating type of truck accident is the chain reaction collision or the multiple vehicle crash caused by these massive vehicles. What causes chain [...]

Dec 7, 2017

Will Speed Limiting Devices Help Prevent Truck Accidents?

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Last summer, after encouragement and support from the trucking industry and traffic safety advocates, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a rule that would require large trucks to install and use speed-limiting devices. The rule would require that the speed-limiting device in a truck would [...]

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 [...]