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Are Car Accident Settlements Classified as Income in Tennessee?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Following a car crash, victims look forward to receiving their settlement check from an insurance company to be able to pay their medical bills and cover other expenses. If the victim had to take time off work or is unable to earn a living after the accident, receiving the settlement check would feel like… Read More »


Can You File a Coronavirus Personal Injury Lawsuit for Transmitting the Disease?

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In this time of “safer-at-home” and stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and quarantines, people are wondering whether they can sue another person for transmitting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Some people may argue, “If you can sue another individual for giving you STDs, it makes sense that you should be able to file a lawsuit over… Read More »


Who’s Liable in a WeGo Bus Accident in Nashville?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Because buses can carry dozens of passengers at a time, a bus crash can cause devastating injuries to multiple persons both inside and outside the vehicle. Victims of bus accidents may be drivers and passengers in other vehicles, bus passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and others. Many commuters in Nashville opt for WeGo buses as a… Read More »


Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds a Law Capping Non-Economic Damages

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A Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a state law capping personal injury damages, reversing rulings in two lower courts. The 2011 law, which was enacted nine years ago as part of Tennessee’s tort reform package, caps non-economic damages for disfigurement, pain and suffering, and reputation damages at $750,000. The ruling came after a lawsuit in… Read More »


Dram Shop Law in Tennessee: When Can You Sue a Bar, Social Host, or Retailer?

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Seeking compensation after a DUI accident in Nashville or other parts of Tennessee can be a frustrating experience, especially if the drunk driver who hit you has not enough insurance coverage (or worse, no auto insurance whatsoever). Victims of drunk driving accidents in Tennessee can also bring a claim against the establishment that sold… Read More »


When to Return to Work After a Car Accident in Tennessee

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A victim of a car accident in Nashville or elsewhere in Tennessee may wonder, “How long should I take off work after the crash?” The question, “When can I return to work after a vehicle crash?” often comes up because a victim wants to return to their regular routine as soon as possible. However,… Read More »


Things You Need to Know About Car Insurance If You’ve Been in a Car Accident

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Car or auto accidents can be fatal or lead to serious injuries and damage to the vehicle. This is why most states require you to carry valid car insurance with you to be able to drive on state highways, roads, and federal interstates. However, when it comes to receiving an accident claim, even if… Read More »


Car Accidents and Child Injuries

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Infants or children less than 12 months old are found out to be most vulnerable to accidental death according to recent research and its findings. The three most common reasons that lead infants or children up to the age of 14 to death is suffocation, drowning, and transportation. Did you know that children have… Read More »


Potholes Are Bad News for Tennessee Drivers

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, 2019 has been even worse for potholes than 2018, which was deemed “the worst year for potholes.” Last year, Nashville Metro Public Works had responded to some 5,122 potholes by February 25. By the same time in 2019, they had responded to 5,679 calls already. Unfortunately, potholes… Read More »


Fault and Liability in Tennessee Car Accidents

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

When it comes to motor vehicle accidents, liability is handled differently in each state. Some states have a no-fault policy. This means that if you are in an accident, your insurance should cover any damages for both physical injuries and property. However, some states, like Tennessee, are fault states. This means that the party… Read More »

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