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How Dangerous Is Drowsy Driving?

Drowsy driving is more common than most drivers think. Statistics show about 50% of U.S. drivers admit to consistently driving drowsy. Twenty percent (20%) said they fell asleep behind the wheel in the past year. An even higher percentage is likely, due to lack of reporting. Drowsy driving is a deadly mistake. Keep yourself and… read more

Does the Rate of Car Accidents Increase After Daylight Savings Time?

Daylight savings time shifts the clocks an hour forward in Tennessee, starting on March 2 every year. This means it is dark for an extra hour in the morning, and light for an extra hour in the evening. Many people do not like the time change – especially those with early-morning commutes. Yet daylight savings… read more

What Are the Hidden Dangers of 15-Passenger Vans?

Fifteen-passenger vans are common methods of transportation for churches, schools, nursing homes, daycare centers, employers, tour groups, and commercial companies. Unfortunately, these vans are not always safe for passengers. Research shows 15-passenger vans can pose serious risks for occupants – including a high risk of rollover crashes. Exploring the hidden dangers of 15-passenger vans could… read more

Tennessee Insurance FAQs

Certain forms of insurance are mandatory in the state of Tennessee. It is up to you as a driver, boater, and homeowner to carry the correct amounts of required insurance at all times. Auto insurance is especially important, as Tennessee is an at-fault insurance state. This means the driver at fault for a collision will… read more

Tennessee Boating Deaths Doubled This Year. What Are Top Safety Tips?

Boating accidents, injuries, and deaths are relatively common in the state of Tennessee – even more than in previous years. In 2017, 16 people died in Tennessee boating accidents. So far in 2018, the death toll is up to 22 people. The number of people who passed away in boating accidents as of Labor Day… read more

What Should I Do if I Was Hit By an Uninsured Motorist in Tennessee?

Every day, hundreds of uninsured drivers break the law and drive in Tennessee. The Tennessee Financial Responsibility Laws state all at-fault drivers are liable for damages in an automobile accident. The easiest way to fulfill this obligation is with adequate auto insurance. Failure to obtain this insurance can result in fines and loss of driving… read more

Are Dating Sites Liable for Dates That Turn Violent?

Research shows 15% of American adults have used dating sites, or almost 38 million people. Some of the most popular dating sites and apps are eHarmony, Match.com, Bumble, Tinder, Plenty of Fish, and OKCupid. While dating sites and apps can be excellent ways to meet people with similar goals and interests, they can also be… read more

What Is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

The injuries resulting from an accident may take a long time to heal. The legal definition of “maximum medical improvement” (MMI) refers to the point a patient can reach after an injury at which no further recovery is possible, even with additional treatment. MMI can refer to a victim fully recovering from an injury or… read more

Can Traumatic Brain Injury Cause Hormonal Dysfunction?

A traumatic brain injury is any type of injury that affects the head and brain. In many cases, a traumatic brain injury can cause long-term or even permanent damage like cognitive impairment, memory problems, sleep problems, personality changes, and more. One of the most common, yet often overlooked, potential effects of a traumatic brain injury… read more

Is Chiropractic Care Sufficient After a Car Accident?

Many people who experience car accidents develop conditions like soft tissue damage, whiplash, and dislocated bones. In some cases, chiropractic care can be beneficial for recovering from these injuries, but chiropractic care is often not enough to fully treat the injuries that can result from a car accident. The foundation of chiropractic care is that… read more