Auto Accident

If you were injured in a car accident, you may feel anxious to collect your settlement so you can pay off some of the bills that have been piling up since you were injured. However, there are many good reasons for not accepting any settlement offers until…

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Does Car Insurance Cover Damage from Accidents Involving Wildlife?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 04, 2019 in Auto Accident

Hitting a deer or other animal with your car can cause serious injuries and damage to your vehicle. Depending on your auto insurance coverage, you may be able to file a damage claim with your car insurance company. Below, the Knoxville car accident lawyers…

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Pursuing Compensation After Crash With Uninsured Driver

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 05, 2019 in Auto Accident

Even though Tennessee drivers are legally required to maintain a minimum amount of liability car insurance, people still choose to drive without it. In fact, according to a 2015 study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), as many as one in eight drivers…

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Who Is Liable in a Tennessee Work Zone Merging Accident?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 28, 2019 in Auto Accident

Merging accidents are unnecessary and often cause serious injury. In a work zone, they can often be fatal. Tennessee implemented a new law to help reduce work zone merge accidents. Understanding how the law works and obeying it can help you to avoid being…

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Can a Bar or Nightclub be Held Liable in a Drunk Driving Crash?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 07, 2019 in Auto Accident

Drunk drivers can be financially liable for the damages they cause in a car accident, but what about the bar or social host that served them alcohol? Under Tennessee’s Dram Shop Law, a drunk driving victim may sometimes be able to bring a claim against…

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Car Accident Compensation if You Did Not Wear a Seat Belt

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 05, 2019 in Auto Accident

Tennessee, like nearly every other state, has a law that requires drivers and front-seat passengers to be buckled into a seatbelt any time the vehicle is moving. This is why, if you were injured in an accident and you were not wearing your seatbelt,…

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Handling Child Distractions on Your Summer Road Trip

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 22, 2019 in Auto Accident

Better child safety on the road takes planning. From safe seating to handling common child issues like screaming, bickering and fighting, it is important that parents know about the safest way to handle these distractions. Motor vehicle injuries are…

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Is the Driver Always at Fault in a Pedestrian Versus Auto Accident?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 03, 2019 in Auto Accident

When a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, people usually assume the driver is the at-fault party. While this is often true because the driver was distracted or impaired by drugs or alcohol, there are times when a pedestrian either shares fault or may…

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Liability in a Chain Reaction Car Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 21, 2019 in Auto Accident

Finding out who is to blame in car accidents is not always clear, especially when multiple vehicles are involved. Below, we discuss the factors of multi-vehicle accidents and how liability is determined in these situations. If a chain reaction collision…

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Parking Lot Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Apr 22, 2019 in Auto Accident

There is a lot going on in parking lots; people walking, cars backing out, motorists circling the area in search for parking and shopping carts occupying parking spaces. Parking lots are hot spots for accidents waiting to happen. Nearly 20 percent of…

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