Greg Coleman Law Blog & Industry Commentary

Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident After Stealing My Car?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 23, 2021 in Auto Accident

When someone steals your car or drives it without your permission, there are a number of issues to consider. The biggest concern is whether you can be held financially liable for any damages if the person who took your car has an accident. The licensed…

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What Questions Should I Ask in My Free Personal Injury Consultation?

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

Were you injured by another person’s negligent actions or inactions? Are you considering a legal claim but are unsure if you may have a case? Can you afford an attorney, and how do you find the right one to represent you? Greg Coleman Law discusses questions…

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Can Passengers Be Liable for Causing a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 09, 2021 in Auto Accident

Drivers typically carry the responsibility for controlling their vehicle and complying with traffic laws. If a driver causes an accident, and others get hurt, he or she may be responsible for any damages. Passengers, on the other hand, typically have…

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Can I Accept a Job Offer While Receiving Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 29, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

There are good reasons employees might look for another job after being injured at work. Sometimes they simply need to make ends meet while recovering or maybe they want work that is safer. Whatever the reason you may consider a new job, it is important…

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Can a Lawyer Help After Your Car Insurance Claim Was Denied?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 25, 2021 in Auto Accident

Tennessee, like most states, requires drivers to purchase car insurance. Carrying this coverage gives policyholders peace of mind knowing that it will help them to recover if a collision happens. However, what if your insurer denies your claim? Can a…

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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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