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What to Do If You’re in a Car Accident in Nashville

Being involved in a car accident or road catastrophe is not only stressful but traumatic as well. Regardless of whose fault it was, the important thing is to remain calm and composed and realized that you can and will get through this situation. By being aware and following post-accident procedures, you’ll not only feel better [...]

October 23rd, 2018|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

When Buckling Up Doesn’t Work

Tennessee rightly has a law on seat belt use. It’s mandatory. It’s hard to argue against the fact that seat belts and other safety aids like air bags help prevent fatalities and serious injuries in a car accident. Of course they are not entirely foolproof; no seat belt is going to do any good if [...]

September 11th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What to Do If You’re in a Car Accident in Nashville

Being involved in a car accident or road catastrophe is not only stressful but traumatic as well. Regardless of whose fault it was, the important thing is to remain calm and composed and realized that you can and will get through this situation. By being aware and following post-accident procedures, you’ll not only feel better [...]

August 20th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What Should I Do if I am Hit By an Uninsured Motorist?

It’s a comforting thought that if you are hit by another motorist and the accident isn’t your fault, you may be able to obtain compensation through the other driver’s insurance company. It’s not an easy process, but the process is still there to be used. Compensation obtained through a personal injury claim can help pay [...]

July 13th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Fender Benders –Who’s Fault Was It?

Rear end vehicle accidents, also called fender benders, are the most common type of vehicle accident in Tennessee and across the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) keeps statistics on all road accidents and according to their data, fender benders account for 30% of all vehicle accidents. That’s around 1.5 million rear end [...]

May 27th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What is the Chance of an Injury on a Nashville Bus?

The MTA bus crash in downtown Nashville last week puts the spotlight firmly back on bus safety here in Nashville and elsewhere in the state. We tend to think of public transport options as being inherently safer than using your own car, but are they? Is there any justification for feeling too afraid to use [...]

March 28th, 2018|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

7 Injured in Greyhound Bus Crash Bound for Nashville Tennessee

Multiple people were hurt after a Greyhound bus bound for Nashville was involved in a crash with multiple commercial vehicles on southbound Interstate 65 on Tuesday, January 16, 2017. The crash happened at about 8:40a.m. on Tuesday morning just south of Elizabethtown, KY.  Officials with the Kentucky State Police said the collision involved the bus, [...]

Is Tennessee’s Speed Limit Too High or Too Low?

It’s been thirty years since the federal government started to relax maximum speed restrictions on state highways which had been brought in during the previous decade, ostensibly due to worries about fuel availability. It’s hard to remember the rationale at the time, as global politics have gone through so many cartwheels since the seventies. It [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Are SUVs Inherently More Dangerous to Drive?

SUVs have been implicated in more rollover crashes than any other type of vehicle, and the design of this type of vehicle has been cited as the main reason why this happens. SUVs and other vehicles with similar designs, such as light trucks, have higher centers of gravity than other vehicles and that seems to [...]

May 15th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments

What Can You Do if Hit by a Driverless Car in Nashville?

A quarter of the way through 2017, the prospect of driverless cars appearing on the streets of Nashville and other towns and cities in Tennessee is becoming ever more a possibility. Only ten years ago, the thought that you could be using a driverless car yourself or be involved in an altercation or accident with [...]

April 20th, 2017|Car Accidents|0 Comments