Category: Vehicle Accidents

Tennessee Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer

The number of serious injuries on Tennessee highways is on the rise, according to a survey by the Tennessee Highway Safety Improvement Program. Between 2009 and 2013, the number of serious injuries rose substantially, from 6,275 to 7,008. This increase mirrors national traffic fatality data. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that 37,461 […]

TN Drowsy Driving Accident

Tennessee is one of four states that won a federal grant to address the problem of drowsy driving. Along with Tennessee, the Governors Highway Safety Association and The National Road Safety Foundation selected Iowa, Maryland, and Nevada as the winners, from the 12 states that applied for funding. Drowsy driving causes an estimated 328,000 crashes […]

Every summer, crashes involving teen drivers increase, especially in the 100-day period that begins on Memorial Day. Several factors may explain why this happens every year, the most obvious being that teens drive more than usual during the summer. During the school year, teens might be driving to and from school five days a week. […]

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 […]

Distracted Driving Accident

A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming it failed to introduce its patented “lockout” technology for iPhones that could have prevented numerous crashes over the years. According to The (San Francisco) Guardian, the man who’s suing Apple – Julio Ceja – said a driver using her iPhone rear-ended him at […]

Tennessee Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is collecting comments on its proposed regulations about the use of mobile devices while driving. Until Feb. 3, 2017, the agency will collect input on its rules, and some of the input so far has been less than positive. The NHTSA proposal involves a few key elements: When a […]

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 […]

Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyer

According to the National Safety Council, preventable injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Accidents such as house fires, vehicle crashes, drowning, and unintentional poisoning account for a large number of injuries and deaths, and the NSC hopes to help people avoid common causes of accidents with National Safety Month, […]

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 […]

TN Winter Driving Accident Lawyer

The Great Smoky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, and the Cumberland Plateau make for great scenery in Tennessee. But the roads that wind through these geographic wonders can be treacherous in the winter. If your travels won’t take you into the hills this winter, you may not need to break out the snow chains. Quality snow tires […]

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