Auto Accident

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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Why Does the Insurance Company Want a Recorded Statement?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Apr 09, 2019 in Auto Accident

If you suffer an injury in a car accident and file an insurance claim, the insurer will likely ask you to give a recorded statement. This may seem like a reasonable request, but most accident victims do not know the reasons why the insurance company is…

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What are the Most Dangerous Distracted Driving Habits?

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

We are a nation who loves to multitask, from reading a book while getting in a workout to listening to an educational podcast while eating a nutritious meal. However, multitasking is not something that should be practiced while driving, particularly when…

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At 2:45 a.m. yesterday morning there was a mudslide on a section of State Route 70 in Hawkins County that caused the road to collapse down the side of a mountain. The mudslide sent a Chevy pickup truck and a GMC Envoy crashing down the side of a 200-foot…

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Laws Affecting Your Car Accident Claim

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

If you were injured in an auto accident on a Tennessee road caused by another driver's negligence, and you want to pursue compensation, there are a few laws you should learn about because they could significantly impact your claim. For example, it is…

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Winter Driving Tips in Tennessee

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

Even though Tennessee is part of the south, the state can still fall victim to icy roads, heavy rain and thick sleet during the winter months. These conditions can make your commute to work and other driving trips dangerous and put you at higher risk…

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