What Do I Do If I Run Out of Gas?
Posted in Uncategorized on March 27, 2018
You just noticed the low fuel light out of the corner of your eye, and realize you don’t know how long it’s been on. Your car slows to a crawl, no matter how hard you push on the gas pedal. You’ve just run out of gas – now what? Running out of gas can be… read more
Common Signs of Drunk Drivers and What to Do
Posted in Uncategorized on March 22, 2018
Drunk driving accidents continue to cause injuries and deaths each year. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Tennessee experienced 223 traffic fatalities due to alcohol impairment in 2016, which accounted for one-fifth of all traffic-related deaths within the state. Under Tennessee law, anyone with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over 0.08 is too incapacitated to… read more
Avoiding Car Accidents in Highway Work Zones
Posted in Uncategorized on March 20, 2018
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States. There are any number of contributing factors that could play a role in a car crash – operating under the influence, distracted driving, and speeding are all common causes. Some roadways are also more inherently dangerous than others. Highway… read more
What Is The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?
Posted in Uncategorized on March 15, 2018
If you recently sustained losses in an accident on someone else’s property, you may have grounds for a premises liability claim. The rules governing premises liability vary from state to state, but all states hold that an injured party can collect damages if the following apply: The owner knew (or should have known) about a… read more
Truck Accidents with Multiple Defendants
Posted in Uncategorized on March 13, 2018
Victims of accidents involving 18-wheelers or commercial motor vehicles can obtain compensation for their injuries by filing a personal injury suit. However, liability concerns surrounding commercial vehicles are very complex. While many victims assume that the truck driver is the negligent party, there are often multiple defendants in these cases. Truck accidents involve both state… read more
How Do RV Accidents Happen?
Posted in Uncategorized on March 8, 2018
Spring is officially here, which means summer and vacation season are just on the horizon. Each year, families all over the country pack into their RVs and hit the open road. While RVing can be a great way to see all our country has to offer, it’s also the cause of thousands of injuries and… read more
What Is the Malfunction Doctrine?
Posted in Uncategorized on March 6, 2018
If you or a loved one recently suffered injuries in an accident involving a defective product, you may be able to file a product liability claim to compensate for your monetary and non-monetary losses. The laws governing product liability vary from state to state, but many of these claims rely on a legal concept referred… read more
Who’s to Blame in the Majority of Truck Accidents?
Posted in Truck Accidents on February 26, 2018
Truck accidents are often violent, catastrophic events. The immense size and weight of commercial trucks make them more dangerous to drivers than typical passenger vehicles. In a collision with a large truck, drivers and occupants in smaller vehicles can sustain serious, disabling, and life-threatening injuries. Truck drivers can also suffer serious injuries. Knowing who is… read more
How Do Airbag Injuries Happen?
Posted in Car accidents on February 19, 2018
Airbags are important safety features of your vehicle. Designed to inflate upon serious impact, the airbag can prevent vehicle occupants from slamming into the steering wheel, car doors, or other vehicle parts in a collision. In 2015, frontal airbags saved an estimated 44,869 lives. Unfortunately, airbags aren’t perfect – the force of inflation and airbag… read more
Safety Tips for Driving in the Rain
Posted in Car accidents on February 5, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee sees an average rainfall of 47 inches per year, with around 119 rainy days total. The rainiest month in Nashville is May, during prime spring weather. Driving in the rain presents unique dangers to drivers, from slippery roadways to limited visibility. As a driver, it’s your responsibility to learn how to drive as… read more