Bright Headlights, Dim Future? Blinding Headlights Are Dangerous
From electric cars to talking crosswalk signals, the automotive world is improving and changing every year. Technology as a whole has come so far, and now car companies and city planners alike can leverage it. This means that safety features are being modernized and invented at a rapid pace, which is great news for all…Read More
Who’s to Blame in a Tennessee Parking Lot Accident?
Sometimes parking lots can feel like the old Wild West – lawless territory with “every man for himself.” And although we know that’s not actually true, if you’ve driven or walked through a crowded parking lot lately, you likely understand what we mean. Parking lots, whether at a shopping center, place of worship, or school,…Read More
How Long Does it Take to Resolve a Personal Injury Case?
Our clients ask this question often, and unfortunately there is no one-size-fits-all answer. However, we can provide some insight on how a personal injury case works, and what’s really happening when it feels like things are proceeding slowly. In a typical personal injury action, there are several factors that can influence the time it takes…Read More
How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in an Injury Claim?
In a personal injury case, the injured victim typically seeks damages from the responsible party. These damages include easily calculable losses, like medical bills, lost income, car repairs and other reimbursements. Sometimes courts also award a victim pain and suffering. However, this type of injury cannot be calculated by bills and receipts. What is pain…Read More
Who Is Liable for a Commercial Truck Accident?
The possibility of a severe large truck or tractor trailer accident occurring on our nation’s roadways, highways, and interstates is a constant reality. In 2016, there were 4,440 crashes involving large trucks or buses throughout the nation, a two percent increase from the year before. Smaller passenger vehicles must share the road with large commercial…Read More
Exploring the Link between Spinal Injuries and Brain Damage
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has been conducting research on spinal cord injuries, and has discovered that they can cause “progressive loss of brain cells in key brain regions,” according to ScienceDaily.com. The studies are among the first of their kind, highlighting how inflammation of the brain can be one of…Read More
Keep Your Lunch in the Bag While You Drive
In early January 2015 a man in Georgia was issued a ticket for eating a cheeseburger while driving. Though it seems like an odd citation, eating while driving falls under the umbrella of distracted driving – not only in Georgia, but right here in Tennessee as well. In fact, there are a number of activities…Read More
Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips
It is almost time for Thanksgiving, which means the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday – will soon be upon us. Every year, people are injured in the throngs of shoppers who are pushing and fighting their way to the “best” toys or gifts for sale. The stores are responsible for maintaining…Read More
April Showers Bring May Flowers – And a Rise in Car Accidents, to Boot
The number of monthly car accidents in Tennessee increases as the weather gets warmer. It makes sense: more and more people are out on the road, so the chances of getting into an accident go up. But while August is the most dangerous month to drive in Tennessee, April showers can do some serious damage.…Read More