Greg Coleman Law Blog & Industry Commentary

During COVID-19, Should I Take the First Settlement Offer?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 15, 2021 in Personal Injury

The ongoing pandemic has changed a lot of the ways that we work and live. So, it is not surprising that it has also impacted those seeking compensation after a car accident. Injured victims may believe that during the ongoing pandemic their only option…

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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Mental Stress Due to COVID-19?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 13, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

Did you suffer a mental health injury due to COVID-19? If so and your injury is work-related, you may be eligible to apply for workers' compensation benefits while you recover.    It is not uncommon for employees to suffer a serious mental stress injury…

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Can a Government Entity Be Liable for a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 30, 2020 in Auto Accident

Pursuing a car accident claim is often overwhelming, especially if you suffered serious injuries as a result. However, if the other driver was operating a government vehicle, such as a Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) bus, ambulance or Knoxville police car,…

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Could Tennessee DUI Laws Strengthen Claims Against Drunk Drivers?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 22, 2020 in Auto Accident

Drunk drivers continue to cause car accidents and serious injuries to others across the country. Just in Knox County alone, there were 342 drunk driving accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics show that in 2018…

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If you are protected by workers’ compensation through your employer, then you are likely eligible to receive benefits for injuries that happen on the job. However, what happens if your employer offers you light-duty work while you are still recovering…

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Getting Compensation for Chronic Pain Syndrome Due to a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 04, 2020 in Auto Accident

Some people may wonder why they suffer from ongoing, debilitating pain long after being involved in a car accident, sometimes even when there was no visible physical injury. Our attorneys at Greg Coleman Law discuss chronic pain syndrome, including what…

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In spite of people across the country spending more time at home due to the ongoing pandemic and government orders to quarantine in place, statistics have shown an increase in the number of fatal car accidents. Greg Coleman Law discusses why, in spite…

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Why Get Legal Help After a Crash Due to a Truck Following Too Closely

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 18, 2020 in Truck Accident

Pursuing a legal claim against a trucking company, even when fault appears to be clear, is complicated. Lawyers handling a truck accident case know it is important to obtain evidence before it is lost or destroyed.  The involved insurance and trucking…

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Does My Tennessee Car Insurance Cover an Out-of-State Accident?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 16, 2020 in Auto Accident

If you drive out-of-state for your next family vacation, you may wonder if you will be covered by your insurance if you are involved in a car accident. The short answer is, probably. However, there are some differences that may apply, depending on the…

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Vehicle Tracking Devices and How They Could Impact Your Claim

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 09, 2020 in Auto Accident

Many newer vehicles today, and even some from 2006 or earlier, may have an event data recorder (EDR) installed. However, most drivers are likely unaware what exactly this device may record or how the collected data may be used if you pursue a claim for…

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