Category: Car Accident

Do You Have Enough Insurance to Protect You After a Crash?

Posted in Car Accident,Insurance Issues on February 22, 2024

After being involved in auto accidents, many people assume that they can get settlements from the auto insurance policies of the drivers who hit them. There’s just one problem with that line of thinking: one in five drivers in Tennessee is uninsured! Yes, a whopping 20.1% of motorists in the Volunteer State hits the road… read more

How to Keep Your Pet Safe in Your Car

Posted in Car Accident on June 21, 2022

If your dog goes crazy with excitement before a car ride, you aren’t alone. Most dogs love riding in the car, and some cats are up for trips, too. When you’re driving around town on a nice day, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll see a vehicle or two with their windows down and dogs… read more

9 Apps to Make Your Commute Easier and More Productive

Posted in Car Accident on March 29, 2022

Let’s face it: no one likes commuting. Middle Tennessee and the Nashville area can be especially hectic in the mornings and evenings. Whether you’re commuting into the city from Mt. Juliet, Murfreesboro, Franklin, Hendersonville, or any of the other surrounding areas, you’ve undoubtedly experienced many slowdowns and even standstills during your daily commutes. Thankfully, technology… read more

What to Do After a Crash with a Non-Standard Vehicle

Posted in Car Accident on March 9, 2022

No auto accident is ever “simple” or “straightforward.” All crashes are confusing, disorienting, and stressful—not to mention expensive and painful. But when crashes involve two passenger vehicles, the process of getting compensation usually involves victims filing damages claims against their own insurance or the at-fault driver’s insurance. But in many crashes, there’s an additional layer… read more

Why Springtime Is Pothole Season and What That Means for Drivers

Posted in Car Accident on March 9, 2022

Although Middle Tennessee’s winters usually aren’t particularly harsh compared to other parts of the country, springtime is still a welcome relief from short and cold days. However, the arrival of blooming plants and colorful leaves also means an increased risk on the road. More people hit the road for vacations and weekend getaways during the… read more

Beware the Hidden Dangers Lurking Under Fallen Leaves

Posted in Car Accident on November 30, 2021

Autumn is here, and that means leaves are rapidly changing colors throughout Middle Tennessee and ending up on lawns, sidewalks, and roads in Nashville and other cities. For many people, falling leaves are nothing more than a sign that cold weather and winter are approaching—and a reminder that their lawns need to be raked. However,… read more

Sleepiness Behind the Wheel on Thanksgiving—There’s More to It Than Just Turkey!

Posted in Car Accident on November 23, 2021

The notion that turkey causes sleepiness is well ingrained in culture now. And it’s not just a real-life meme—there’s scientific evidence backing it up. Turkey contains an amino acid called L-tryptophan, which can cause feelings of relaxation. But eating turkey by itself typically doesn’t put you to sleep. Instead, people often become sleepy and nod… read more

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury on September 3, 2021

Labor Day Weekend ranks just behind Memorial Day Weekend for the most dangerous holiday period of the year. On average, there are 308 fatal auto accidents around Labor Day compared to 312 around Memorial Day. Vehicle crashes are only part of the equation, as many people take to the water to enjoy one of the… read more

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury on May 21, 2021

It’s a holiday many families look forward to all year—Memorial Day Weekend. While our memorial day celebrates will bring nothing but good memories for most of those families, some get-togethers, trips, and vacations can turn to tragedy due to preventable accidents and injuries. At Matt Hardin Law, our Nashville personal injury lawyers work hard to… read more

It’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Here’s What to Know

Posted in Car Accident,Motorcycle Safety on May 19, 2021

Summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks, but for many people, the season begins in May. The weather is warm, school is letting out, and motorcyclists start bringing their bikes out of storage and hitting the open road. And while there’s nothing better than cruising around on a warm spring afternoon, it’s important… read more