Car accidents

What is the Average Car Accident Settlement Worth?

If you or a loved one sustains an injury or property damage as a result of a vehicle accident caused by another driver, you deserve compensation. However, how much compensation is the average car accident settlement worth in Tennessee? Car accident claims can be incredibly challenging, particularly when going up against aggressive insurance carriers. Here,… read more

Fall Safe Driving Tips for Nashville Drivers

Fall driving in Tennessee shouldn’t be different than any other season, right? Well, every season is different, particularly in Tennessee, so you should adjust your driving behavior accordingly. The Fall brings several distinct challenges for drivers that we want to discuss. Whether you want to head out and see some falling leaves or simply get… read more

Explaining the Dangers of Speeding

Speeding injures and takes lives. We have incredible responsibilities when it comes to operating motor vehicles. These are vehicles that weigh thousands of pounds and can travel at high rates of speed, so any irresponsible behavior can lead to major injuries and property damage. Speeding is a leading cause of vehicle accident injuries and deaths… read more

What is The Tennessee Interstate Driver License Compact

The Interstate Driver License Compact has been around since the 1960s. Designed in order to help facilitate the exchange of information concerning driver’s license suspensions and traffic violations between states, this compact was adopted by Tennessee in 2020. Technically, this is now called the Driver License Agreement, a change that occurred in the 1990s. Here,… read more

What is the Tennessee Slowpoke Law? 

The Tennessee Slowpoke Law was first enacted in 2016. This law was designed to prohibit an individual from operating a vehicle in the passing lane on an Interstate or multi-lane highway that has three or more lanes in both directions. In 2020, the Tennessee legislature expanded the slowpoke law, and this expansion was designed to… read more

Protecting the Rights of Injured Children: Navigating Personal Injury Cases with Tennessee Code Annotated Section 29-34-105

As personal injury attorneys, we find that cases involving injured children are some of the most emotional and challenging to handle. It takes specialized knowledge and experience to navigate these cases effectively, particularly when negotiating settlements to secure the child’s future needs. Fortunately, Tennessee Code Annotated section 29-34-105 provides protections for injured children and ensures… read more

Can You Sue An Uninsured Driver?

According to data available from the Insurance Information Institute, we can see that Tennessee is ranked third for the most uninsured drivers in the country, with approximately 23.7% of all drivers operating without insurance period this is a major problem for Tennessee drivers. Recovering compensation after being involved in an uninsured driving accident is challenging,… read more

Can A Mechanic Be Responsible For Your Car Accident? 

We depend on our vehicles, and we depend on them running correctly. Unfortunately, there are times when vehicles break down. When we bring our vehicle to a mechanic, we trust that they will fix the problem appropriately. Unfortunately, there may be times when a mechanic makes a mistake or fails to address the issue adequately…. read more

Tennessee Lawmakers Propose New Distracted Driver Law

Tennessee lawmakers have introduced new legislation to combat distracted driving, a growing problem in Tennessee. In fact, Tennessee has the highest rate of distracted driving deaths in the nation, nearly five times the national average. Our lawmakers are starting to take notice. Tennessee state senator Mark Pody and state representative Clark Boyd filed a bill… read more

Which Vehicle Headlights Are Illegal in Tennessee?

The state of Tennessee requires all vehicles to have working headlights, per Tennessee Codes Title 55, Motor and Other Vehicles. Drivers can certainly be pulled over and ticketed for not having operating headlights, but what types of headlights are illegal in Tennessee? It is important to understand these laws because there are many retailers, both… read more