What to do if you are in an accident with an uninsured driver

Getting into a motor vehicle accident can be very upsetting. In the blink of an eye, you can find yourself dealing with unexpected hospital bills, police reports and insurance agents; on top of all this, you can be without a vehicle if it was completely wrecked or...

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable?

Do I have to pay taxes on my car accident settlement? Yes and no, some portions of a car accident settlement are taxable. Whether you pay taxes depends on what type of damage awards you received in the settlement. For example, you may have to pay taxes on a settlement...

How Long Do You Have To Report A Car Accident To Your Insurance In Tennessee?

How long you have to report a car accident to your insurance in Tennessee depends on your insurance company. Each one makes its own rules about the amount of time you have to notify them of a crash. Regardless of which insurance company you have, they like to be...

What to Know When Called for Jury Duty In Tennessee

Courts in Tennessee randomly select drivers from the state’s voter registration and Department of Motor Vehicles databases to serve as jurors in criminal and civil cases. Juries play a key role in the U.S. legal system. The Constitution ensures a fair trial for those...

Can a Claim Still Be Pursued If a Person Dies from a Car Accident?

A claim can still be pursued if the person who initially filed it later dies from a car accident. The deceased individual’s family members can continue the personal injury claim through a “survival action.” Family members can also file a wrongful death claim for...

3 Ways Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You Overcome Your Losses

Nearly 1,000 people in Tennessee lost their lives to traffic fatalities in 2015, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Tennessee’s highway fatality rate far outstrips the national average. Here, 14.51 people per 100,000 died on the roads in 2015,...

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