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Many people rely on public transportation to get around and accomplish their everyday tasks. Sometimes, life-altering accidents occur without warning and cause serious injuries. If you've been in a bus accident, you may wonder what your legal options may be.
The holiday season is packed with one-of-a-kind experiences. The festivities, social events, and gatherings can fill you with warmth. But the holidays also present plenty of opportunities to make poor choices, some of which can be life-altering.
Being in a car accident can raise lots of questions. If you've been involved in a hit-and-run accident, it can make things even murkier. Questions about your options, medical expenses, and arranging repairs can add more stress to the situation.
Tennessee is a “modified comparative negligence” state. You can recover damages in a car accident, even if you played a role, so long as the other party bears more significant responsibility. However, your award will be reduced according to the percentage of blame you are found to share.
Prescription and over-the-counter medications are often taken without regard to side effects. This includes side effects such as drowsiness or intoxication that are common with things like:
July is National Cellphone Courtesy Month, a great time to consider just how courteous you are with your cellphone habits, and an even better time to reconsider how you use your phone while you drive.
In the state of Tennessee, it is illegal to:
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and a really good time to consider how your driving habits may imperil you, your passengers, and everyone else on the road. The National Safety Council reports an average of 700 motor vehicle accidents every day are caused by distracted drivers. Many of these result in serious or fatal injuries. These facts are made all the more tragic when you consider this: all distracted driving accidents are preventable.
Accidents with commercial trucks can be much more complex than accidents with passenger cars. When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, injury may be much more serious. What’s more, there may be multiple parties involved – some of whom are not even on the scene of the accident.