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Nashville Car Accident Settlements in Tennessee

Settlements (when you and your attorney reach an agreement with the at-fault party's insurance company or attorneys) and judgments (when you and your attorney take your case to trial and win in front of a Judge or Jury) in Tennessee vary in their amounts.  Just yesterday I settled a case for $39,000.00 at a mediation and my client [...]

July 2nd, 2014|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Father of Victim of GM’s Faulty Car Design Demands Answers in Investigation

"I knew there was something wrong with the car" says a grieving father who has been campaigning for the recall of certain GM cars for several years. Mr. Melton, who lost his daughter Brooke on her 29th birthday, can't explain how he knew but said "as soon as I kissed her forehead, her cold forehead, [...]

February 26th, 2014|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Ending Distracted Driving The Focus of TN Highway Patrol in 2014

Every year for the past 50 years, with the exception of four times, Tennessee's road fatalities have numbered over 1,000.  Thankfully, 2013 was one of those years that fell under 1,000 with 988 people losing their lives on Tennessee's roads this past year.  The Tennessee Highway Safety Department said the number of unrestrained deaths fell along with the number [...]

January 3rd, 2014|Car Accidents|0 Comments

You Should Always – ALWAYS Lock Your Car Doors And This is Why . . .

You should always lock your car doors as soon as you get in the car. I will justify that remark with a real life "for instance" at the end of this story. Shawn Sullivan walked into the Shell gas station on South Cumberland in Lebanon brandishing a weapon. After robbing the store, he fled in [...]

December 28th, 2013|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Canadian Bus versus Train Accident Was No Great Train Wreck of 1918

The train wreck in Ottawa Ontario Canada today made me start wondering about the safety of train travel in general.  I mean, we really don't do that much of it around here, do we?  We may jump on the Music City Star for a night downtown, but it's rare that any of us travel by [...]

September 18th, 2013|Car Accidents|0 Comments