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Can I Sue a Property Owner if I Slipped on Ice in Tennessee?

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Adverse weather conditions – namely, ice and snow – contribute to numerous slip and fall accidents in Tennessee. If you have suffered a serious injury after slipping on ice, you may wonder whether you can file a premises liability lawsuit against the owner of the property where your accident occurred. Contrary to popular belief,… Read More »


How Does Tennessee’s Modified Comparative Negligence Law Work?

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In Tennessee, you must prove that another person or entity was negligent or careless to be entitled to compensation for your financial losses and damages. However, what many Tennesseans do not realize is that their compensation can be diminished in proportion to their own level of negligence. This is known as the modified comparative… Read More »


Who Pays My Medical Bills Following a Tennessee Car Accident?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

If you sustained serious injuries in a car accident in Nashville or anywhere in Tennessee, medical expenses could add up very quickly after the crash. But who pays for all that? If you do not have a spare $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, or more sitting in your savings account or wallet, you need to understand… Read More »


Does My Accident Qualify for a Personal Injury Claim in Tennessee?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Accidents can happen to anyone, even the most careful and attentive people. If you were injured in an accident, you might wonder whether you are entitled to any compensation through a personal injury claim in Tennessee. Following the accident, you should focus on medical treatment and getting back on your feet as soon as… Read More »


Should You Provide a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Adjuster?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

If you are seeking compensation for your injury following an accident caused by someone else’s negligence in Tennessee, you will have to deal with the at-fault party’s insurance company. While the insurance claims process seems straightforward at first sight, the insurer may employ a variety of tactics to deny your claim or pay you… Read More »


What Types of Damages Can You Recover After a Tennessee Car Accident?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

A car crash can turn your life upside down in an instant. Depending on the severity of your injury, your medical bills could be in the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. No one is ever prepared to pay $10,000, $100,000, $500,000, or more out of pocket, especially when they are unable to… Read More »


Tennessee’s Right-of-Way Laws: When Should You Yield to Other Vehicles and Pedestrians?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

In recent years, Tennessee has seen an upward trend in traffic fatalities. However, the state’s roads would have seen much more traffic crashes and deaths if there were no traffic laws. Tennessee motorists are legally required to obey traffic laws, including right-of-way laws, to avoid causing car accidents. When drivers do not follow right-of-way… Read More »


Is Motorcycle Lane Splitting Illegal in Tennessee?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

While you can see motorcyclists riding between lanes of traffic – also known as the practice of “lane splitting” – quite frequently in Tennessee, many drivers and bikers alike wonder, “Is lane splitting illegal in the state?” Under the TN Code § 55-8-182, lane splitting is illegal. The law says that: Motorcyclists are not… Read More »


Can You Hold a Hotel Liable for Your Injury During a Vacation?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Under Tennessee’s premises liability law, hotel owners are legally required to protect their patrons and guests from preventable injuries. While some hotel accidents occur due to the guest’s carelessness, other hotel-related injuries happen because the owner or their employees were negligent. If you can prove that the hotel management or its staff failed to… Read More »


How to Prove Distracted Driving in Tennessee?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents and deaths on U.S. roads. If you were involved in a car crash involving a distracted driver, you might wonder how you can prove a distracted driving claim in Tennessee. The practice of driving a car while engaged in another activity, which usually… Read More »

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