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Category: Car Accident

8 Vehicle Maintenance and Safety Tips for Driving on Hot Summer Days

Posted in Car Accident on July 7, 2020

Summer heat is here and in full force in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee areas. Temperatures are soaring to well above 90 degrees most days. That combined with excess humidity can make being outside for more than brief periods of time uncomfortable and even dangerous. But did you know that hot weather can affect your… read more

Tips for Re-Acclimating to Your Daily Commute

Posted in Car Accident on June 21, 2020

The effects of COVID-19 and the global lockdown and quarantines have been wide reaching. Many offices have converted to remote work, while some businesses have closed. This resulted in highways and interstates across the country, including in Nashville, becoming significantly less busy than normal. If you used Middle Tennessee’s major interstates regularly during the height… read more

Injured? We’re Still Here to Help during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Posted in Car Accident on April 20, 2020

The coronavirus has resulted in an unprecedented disruption of society and day-to-day life for Tennesseans, Americans, and the world at large. Schools and many businesses are closed, and terms like “social distancing” and “stay-at-home order” are becoming part of our everyday vocabulary. Although fewer people are on Nashville’s streets than normal, accidents can and still… read more

What Should You Do After a Crash in a Work Vehicle?

Posted in Car Accident on April 8, 2020

Getting hurt in a crash that wasn’t your fault is a traumatic event. You may suffer serious injuries that result in expensive medical bills and a long time away from work. If you were driving your own vehicle, or riding in a vehicle owned by a family member or friend, the process of getting compensation… read more

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