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Category Archives: Car Accidents


Can a Passenger Be Held Liable for a Drunk Driving Accident if They Knew the Driver Was Impaired?

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Typically, when a drunk driver causes a car accident, they will be solely responsible for the resulting damages and injuries. In fact, in some cases, an impaired motorist may even be ordered to pay punitive damages to the victim. But what about a passenger’s liability? Can a passenger be held liable for the crash… Read More »


Who’s at Fault if You Got Hit by a Vehicle While Getting Out of Your Car?

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There is always the risk of being hit by another car, even if you are sitting in your parked vehicle or are getting out of your car. Unfortunately, not all motorists are careful when driving close to parked cars or vehicles stopped on the shoulder of the road. Regardless of whether the driver who… Read More »


How to Obtain Compensation in Hit-and-Run Car Accidents in Tennessee?

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Sometimes, drivers who cause auto accidents decide to flee the scene of the crash. Collisions in which at-fault drivers flee the scene are classified as “hit-and-run” crashes. If you were injured in a hit-and-run accident, it is vital to consult with an experienced Nashville car accident lawyer in Nashville to get the compensation you… Read More »


What is the Nashville Police Department’s Hot Pursuit Policy?

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Three people, including a teenager, were killed during a hot pursuit in Dyersburg, Tennessee. The fatal police chase highlights the dangers of hot pursuits in the state of Tennessee. As reported by Fox 13 Memphis, three persons were killed and another person was injured when a hot pursuit led to an auto accident in… Read More »


Who’s at Fault in Single-Vehicle Accidents in Tennessee?

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Not all motor vehicle collisions involve two or more cars. Sometimes, just one vehicle is enough to cause a devastating car crash. When a single-vehicle accident happens, the occupants of the vehicle that went off the road or crashed into a fixed object such as a tree are wondering, “Will I be able to… Read More »


Are Car Accident Settlements Classified as Income in Tennessee?

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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 »


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

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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 »


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

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

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 »


Over 1,000 People Have Died in Tennessee Traffic Accidents So Far This Year

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Over 1,000 people have died on Tennessee roads so far in Tennessee this year. As of Monday, December 17, there have been 1,014 people that have died as a result of a traffic accidents. This number is up 30 deaths from this time last year. This increase has occurred in the second half of… Read More »

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