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Category: Car Accident

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

5 Mistakes You Must Avoid after an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on October 29, 2018

If you were recently hurt in an auto accident, getting compensation for your medical bills and lost wages is one of your biggest priorities. That’s because auto accidents can be financially devastating for victims. Ambulance rides, surgeries, overnight stays in the hospital, and physical therapy costs can all quickly add up, and you may be… read more

8 Ways to Reduce Your Risks of Driving while Distracted

Posted in Car Accident on October 15, 2018

Due to increasing media awareness efforts and law enforcement campaigns, more and more drivers are recognizing the dangers of distracted driving. However, many drivers still do things behind the wheel that can take their eyes and attention off the road and the task at hand. Any time drivers aren’t fully focused on safely maneuvering their… read more

Get the Answers to Common Post-Auto Accident Questions

Posted in Car Accident on October 10, 2018

Were you or someone you love recently injured in an auto accident? If so, you probably have many questions about what you can expect over the coming days, weeks, and months. At Matt Hardin Law, our Nashville auto accident lawyers know that this is a difficult and confusing time in your life. You’re going through… read more

8 Factors That Can Affect How Much Money You Get after a Crash

Posted in Car Accident on September 27, 2018

Most car accident victims have two priorities after their crashes: making sure they and their loved ones get better and finding out how they’ll pay for their accident-related expenses. The financial hit that an auto accident can cause is often two-fold. In addition to the upfront costs, including medical bills and vehicle repair expenses, victims… read more

The 5 Essential Steps to Take after an Auto Accident

Posted in Car Accident on September 27, 2018

At Matt Hardin Law, we’ve helped many people get compensation after they were hurt in car accidents. During our decades of practice, we’ve learned that the most successful claims often have a few things in common—including the steps that victims take immediately after their crashes. Although it can be difficult for victims to think about… read more

The Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Posted in Car Accident on September 5, 2018

Every time you get behind the wheel of your vehicle and head out onto a roadway in Nashville or Middle Tennessee, there’s a chance you’ll be involved in an auto accident. Car crashes accounted for 40,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2017 and significantly more victims were injured. Driving is unavoidable for most of us,… read more

10 Labor Day 2018 Driving Safety Tips

Posted in Car Accident on August 30, 2018

School is back in session and the unofficial end of summer is right around the corner. For many families, Labor Day weekend is an opportunity to send the season out on a high note, and that means road trips and vacations are common during this time of year. At Matt Hardin Law, our Nashville car… read more