Category: Car Accident

Tennessee Drivers Are the Most Distracted in the Nation

Posted in Car Accident,Distracted Driving on April 20, 2019

Distracted driving is rapidly becoming an auto accident-causing epidemic throughout the U.S., and no state is being hit harder by this growing problem than Tennessee. A recent study found that Tennessee ranks first out of all 50 states for distracted driving deaths from 2015 to 2017. The Volunteer State’s rate for fatal distracted driving-related auto… read more

Why Texting and Driving Is So Dangerous

Posted in Car Accident on April 18, 2019

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Many health and safety organizations have declared distracted driving to be a safety epidemic, and the statistics show that it’s an extremely dangerous behavior. More than 3,000 people were killed in distracted driving-related crashes in 2017 alone, and hundreds of thousands of people suffer serious injuries every year… read more

Tips for Staying Calm and Relaxed Behind the Wheel

Posted in Car Accident on March 20, 2019

There are many important things drivers should focus on when they get behind the wheel to protect themselves, their loved ones, and other drivers. Safe driving habits like obeying the speed limit, not driving while impaired, and reducing distractions are all essential for avoiding accidents. However, there’s one key trait that’s often overlooked when it… read more

Tips for Making 2019 Your Safest Driving Year Ever

Posted in Car Accident on March 16, 2019

In late 2018, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that the number of highway fatalities decreased in the previous year after a two-year increase during the previous years. However, 37,133 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2017. The NHTSA says that safety it its number one priority, and that’s why it’s investing… read more

6 Ways We’ll Protect You from the Insurance Company

Posted in Car Accident on March 12, 2019

Auto insurance rates continue to climb, and major insurers continue to post huge profits year after year. Insurance companies are able to rake in big money annually because they find ways to reduce or deny payments to innocent victims. And because many accident victims pursue compensation on their own, they’re left with no recourse other… read more

6 Ways Our Lawyers Can Make Your Life Easier After an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on March 4, 2019

After a car crash, the last thing you need is to make your life even more stressful and complex. But that’s exactly the situation that many victims find themselves in when they file claims for compensation. Unfortunately, insurance companies don’t make it easy for people like you to get the money they deserve. In fact,… read more

What Should You Do When You Want Compensation After a Crash?

Posted in Car Accident on February 28, 2019

Were you recently hurt in an auto accident? If so, getting compensation is likely one of your biggest priorities. That’s because car crashes can be extremely expensive for victims and their families. You may be suffering from painful injuries that require extensive and long-term medical treatment, and you also may be disabled and unable to… read more

10 Facts All Drivers Should Know about Seat Belts

Posted in Car Accident on November 21, 2018

On January 1, 1968, federal law began requiring that all standard passenger automobiles manufactured from that point forward had to be equipped with seat belts for drivers and passengers. The seat belt is a safety feature that many people take for granted, but its effectiveness and its impact on vehicle safety are undeniable. The National… read more

Got Thanksgiving Travel Plans? Stay Safe with These Tips.

Posted in Car Accident on November 20, 2018

The 2018 holiday travel season is upon us, and millions of Americans will hit the nation’s highways and interstates in the coming days on their way to visit friends and family. Experts predict that around 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday—nearly a five-percent increase compared to 2017. Of those… read more

Don’t Overlook These Auto Accident Dangers

Posted in Car Accident on November 4, 2018

Law enforcement agencies and governmental safety organizations spend big money annually to increase awareness of common causes of car accidents, including drunk driving, distracted driving, and speeding. Although those three risk factors represent the majority of the causes of crashes in Tennessee and throughout the country, they aren’t the only risk factors drivers should be… read more