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How a Motorcyclist’s Failure to Wear a Proper Helmet Can Affect an Injury Claim

In Tennessee, all motorcycle riders, including passengers, are required to wear helmets that meet federal safety standards. Not only can lack of a proper helmet result in serious harm to Read More

Truck Accident Liability is Often Based on Breach of Regulations

Some of the worst accidents on Tennessee roads involve heavy commercial trucks, often resulting in severe injuries to occupants of other vehicles. Fixing the blame for these accidents can be Read More

A Fatal Accident Victim’s Right to Sue Survives Their Death

When one person’s death is caused by another’s negligent or reckless act or omission, the decedent’s right to compensation does not die. Any legal claim that the decedent could have Read More

Why Are Social Security Disability Insurance Claims So Often Denied?

Suffering a permanent disability can significantly impact your life — not only physically and emotionally but financially as well. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are designed to help you make Read More

Understanding Tennessee's Cap on Certain Damages in Personal Injury Cases

If you have been in an accident caused by another person's negligence, you may be entitled to recover compensation in a personal injury action. There are several different types of Read More

Using Accident Reconstruction and Biomechanical Experts to Prove Car Crash Cases

The success of an automobile injury lawsuit often depends on the quality of the evidence presented. The plaintiff must establish that the defendant's actions or omissions caused the accident that Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Accept an Insurer’s Settlement Offer Without a Lawyer

If you or a family member have been injured in an auto accident and you file an insurance claim, you may receive a phone call or letter from the other Read More

Customer’s Choice to Use Restroom With Wet Floor Doesn’t Block Slip and Fall Lawsuit

A common defense in slip and fall accident cases is that the dangerous condition was so obvious that a reasonable person should have avoided it, and so that the injured Read More

Proving Fault in a Tennessee Car Accident

It takes at least two vehicles to make a collision and often the two drivers share in the fault. In Tennessee, you cannot recover damages for injuries you suffer if Read More

What is the Standard of Disability Required to Qualify for SSDI Benefits?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are designed to make up for income lost due to a medical condition or disease that prevents a person from performing gainful employment. Unlike Read More

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