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What are some reasons why truck drivers lose control of their vehicles in Tennessee?

Nashville, TN - Tennessee has a large amount of truckers who need to work on the state’s highways every day. While most deliveries are made safely, there are still accidents on these roads that can have serious consequences. A few specific,…
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What will happen to the person responsible for a fatal accident in Tennessee?

Nashville, TN - Some accidents are serious enough that one or more victims will sustain fatal injuries. When this happens, the injured party is not available to file a lawsuit against the person responsible, so there are various laws that allow…
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Are ride sharing drivers qualified to drive safely in Nashville?

Nashville, TN - Drivers who work for ride sharing companies may spend several hours a day on the roads and log hundreds of miles. However, there are significant risks associated with this much time on busy roads in a short period of time. The…

Police Brutality in Tennessee

Police brutality is the use of unnecessary or excessive force by a police officer. It can include chokeholds, beatings with a baton, tasers, guns, riot tools and weapons, abuses of authority, and more. Police officers are supposed to use deadly…
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Tennessee accident victims may be helped by a settlement agreement

Nashville, TN - A motor vehicle accident can often become a burden on victims in a number of different ways. Aside from the physical injuries, there may be a number of issues that need to be addressed with insurance companies, vehicle repair…
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Tennessee’s comparative negligence laws provide guidance during civil lawsuits

Nashville, TN - Every state has a negligence law that is important or determining the outcome of a civil lawsuit. Tennessee’s negligence statute, which is part of the Tennessee Code, is used to portion fault and damages after any motor vehicle…
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Nashville construction worker falls off of a scaffolding

A 16 year old man who was working part time on a construction site in Nashville died after falling off of a scaffolding.  Young victim who was not wearing safety equipment dies during his shift The incident happened at a job site for…
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Tennessee woman became the victim of a hit and run driver while crossing an intersection

Walking through the streets of any city can be dangerous at night, especially due to reduced visibility and the possibility that drivers may be distracted or impaired. When a pedestrian is injured by a careless driver, it is important to contact…
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Tennessee is in the process of banning gay couples from adopting children due to religious reasons

The state of Tennessee may severely complicate and hinder its child custody system by passing an adoption bill that would prevent gay parents from taking a child in. Bill that stops gay couples from adopting has First Amendment and civil…
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Tennessee, What is an Expert Witness and How Can they Help me Win my Truck Accident Case?

In an ordinary collision between two passenger vehicles, a person generally requires nothing more than a few photos and their testimony to prove what events lead up to the collision and to prove who was at fault for the accident. When a commercial…
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Nashville, TN, What Compensation Can I Seek After a Truck Accident?

Truck collisions can lead to very serious injuries that are expensive to treat. Instead of trying to cover the medical bills on one's own, a person can hire a truck accident attorney to help them secure a fair settlement and to make sure they…
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Tennessee highway accident kills four people in their teens and twenties

When highway collisions happen at a high rate of speed, this creates the very real possibility that drivers and passengers in the vehicles involved may be permanently injured or die. If this happens, a civil lawsuit is the best way for a victim…
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Tennessee Bar, Nashville Underground, Sues Insurer for Denying Its Business Interruption Claim

It’s been about a month since a Nashville bar joined several other business owners in a fight against their insurance companies. Nashville Underground, which has suffered serious financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, filed…
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Tennessee drivers were hurt when another vehicle chased them and opened fire on their car

Some motor vehicle accidents can result in both civil and criminal cases. While the decision to pursue criminal penalties lies mostly with the state, a victim should retain their own civil attorney and look into a personal injury lawsuit to…
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Nashville driver is charged for a lethal mistake on a local highway

When a driver makes a serious mistake or intentionally causes harm on the roads, they may face both a civil case and criminal charges from the local police.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that resulted in serious…
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Tennessee driver goes through a red light and collides with a police vehicle

Some drivers are placed in a bad situation by others who refuse to obey traffic laws and cause injuries and property damage. Drivers at fault can be sued and forced to pay for a victim’s costs A Metro Nashville Police officer was involved…