Auto Accident

Failure-to-Yield Crashes and Who May Be Held Responsible

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Apr 12, 2021 in Auto Accident

Failure-to-yield incidents are one of the leading causes of serious car crashes in Tennessee and across the country. Drivers who fail to stop and yield the right of way to other vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians violate state laws and increase the…

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How a Police Report May Impact Your Car Crash Claim

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

In many states, you are not always required to report a car accident – especially if the damage is only minor. However, in Tennessee, you must report a collision anytime there is property damage or personal injuries. Regardless of the legal reasons,…

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Can I Pursue an Injury Claim If I Was Hit By a Driver in a Rental Car?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 19, 2021 in Auto Accident

Were you involved in a collision with another vehicle only to find out that the at-fault party was driving a rental? How do you recover your losses in that situation? Do you pursue a claim against the rental company or the driver? Greg Coleman Law provides…

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How Witness Credibility Can Help or Hurt Your Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 26, 2021 in Auto Accident

After being involved in a car accident, there will be an investigation of what caused the crash. Police will typically speak to all drivers involved, as well as bystanders and other passengers who may have seen the accident. Greg Coleman discusses witnesses…

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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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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 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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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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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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