Category: Vehicle Accidents

Traffic Accident

Motor vehicle accidents are a serious public safety issue in our region. Even if you are a safe, careful, and thoughtful driver, there is always a risk that you could be involved in a serious crash. According to data published by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, there were 204,772 collisions reported in […]

Winchester, TN Rear-End Collision Lawyer | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

Even if you are a safe and thoughtful driver, there is always a risk that you could be involved in a major car accident. Unfortunately, collisions remain a real public safety hazard. The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security reports that 208,258 car accidents occurred in the state in 2017 alone.  While crashes occur […]

sharing the road with motorcycles

Although motorcyclists are sometimes stereotyped as risk-takers, the reality is that the majority of multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcycles are caused by the drivers of full-sized automobiles. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation reports that motorists are nearly three times more likely than bikers to be at fault for these types of wrecks.  Public safety officials believe that […]

Tennessee Truck Accident Lawyers | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

Driving near a large vehicle can cause a sudden rush of anxiety—and with good reason, large vehicles have the potential to be extremely dangerous. According to data provided by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, more than 140 people were killed in large vehicle accidents in the state in 2017 alone. Many hundreds […]

Traffic Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be a frightening and traumatic experience, especially for those who sustain serious injuries. It’s still important, however, for motorists who find themselves in this position to take certain steps, including seeking medical attention, obtaining the contact information of the other parties involved, and retaining an attorney. To learn […]

Traffic Accident

In 2016, the number of fatal crashes in Tennessee increased over those occurring in 2015, and as of March 17 this year, the state recorded 183 fatal crashes – exactly the same number as this time last year. So what’s causing an increase in fatal crashes? A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer told Nashville’s News Channel […]

Tennessee Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Even the most careful and experienced drivers may someday find themselves involved in a car accident – and if that happens, knowing what to do can help you stay calm. One thing you can do today is put a pen, pencil, and notepad in your glove box and emergency flares in your trunk. You’ll be […]

TN Pothole Accident Attorney

In March 2015, the Tennessee treasury department reported receiving at least 300 claims since February from drivers whose cars were damaged by potholes. Most of the time, drivers learn they won’t be receiving any compensation for pothole damage, because for a state or local agency to pay a claim, a driver must prove that the […]

ATV Accidents & safety in Texas

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, between 2010 and 2013, preliminary data show that 104 people died in Tennessee ATV accidents. In that same time period, 135 people died in ATV accidents in Texas – a state with nearly four times the population of Tennessee. So why is Tennessee’s ATV fatality rate so much […]

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