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Category: Car Accident

Stay Safe with These Winter Driving Tips

Posted in Car Accident on February 25, 2020

While temperatures are continuing to fluctuate in Middle Tennessee, it’s important to remember that there’s still several weeks of winter left—and that means the possibility of dangerous roads. Inclement weather is one of the biggest risk factors for auto accidents, and few weather events are more dangerous than freezing temperatures that result in the accumulation… read more

How to Stay Safe in Parking Lots

Posted in Car Accident,Pedestrian Accident on January 16, 2020

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season may be over, but the dangers associated with shopping are still present. In addition to the risks of driving to and from shopping malls, outlets, and other retail stores, it’s also important to be aware of the risks that exist in parking lots. According to the National… read more

The Holidays Are Drunk Driving Season

Posted in Car Accident,Drunk Driving on December 16, 2019

The holidays are upon us, and that means cold weather, gift shopping, Christmas parties, and unfortunately, drunk drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that drunk driving is more prevalent during the holidays than at any other time of year. In fact, there were 285 drunk driving-related fatalities in 2018 alone around Christmas and… read more

4 Things to Know About Car Insurance Coverage After a Crash

Posted in Car Accident on August 17, 2019

Auto accidents often result in serious injuries and major expenses. Like almost all states, Tennessee requires drivers to carry valid auto insurance to be legally allowed to drive their vehicles on public streets, state highways, and federal interstates. However, the type and amount of insurance that drivers must carry varies from state to state. In… read more

4 Memorial Day Weekend Driving Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident on May 23, 2019

Experts predict that nearly 43 million Americans will travel to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial start of summer in 2019. A significant number of those people—nearly 38 million—will get to their destinations in cars, pickup trucks, minivans, and SUVs. That’s an increase of 3.5 percent compared to 2018, and it means highways and… read more

4 Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on May 15, 2019

The aftermath of a car crash can be a confusing and disorienting time. You may have suffered serious injuries, you may be in shock, and you may be unsure of what to do next. At Matt Hardin Law, our Nashville auto accident lawyers know what you’re going through, and we want to help. The minutes,… read more

What Can You Get Compensation for After an Auto Accident?

Posted in Car Accident on May 2, 2019

If you were recently hurt in a car crash, you know the physical and emotional toll that it can have on you and your loved ones. Your family may be dealing with serious injuries, and you may still be in shock due to what happened. Moving forward with your life while you try to recover… read more

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