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What should I do if I was falsely arrested?

When police believe that a crime has been committed, their mission is to find a suspect and make an arrest. In some cases, they end up arresting the wrong person. Wrongful arrest victims often don't understand what the arrest is for. Nor do they know where to turn for help. Not only can a false...

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Who's at fault for collisions linked to brake failure?

Among the most likely causes of brake failure is the loss of fluid in the system, which operates on hydraulic pressure. In the event of a serious leak, the vehicle’s warning light should engage when the brakes are applied. Stop driving the vehicle and get immediate mechanical attention. A sudden leak, though, can lead to...

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Pursuing a claim if you sustained a concussion in a crash

Concussions are one of the most common crash-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). A concussion occurs when the brain experiences trauma due to blunt impact or violent shaking. This can happen during a crash when the head slams into the steering wheel, dashboard, head rest or airbag. It can also be caused by severe whiplash from...

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Drowsy driving prevention tips

At some point, we have all driven while feeling tired. It's dangerous for drivers to assume that they can stay awake when their eyelids start to get heavy. There are many drivers who think they can make it just a little bit longer, but suddenly they dose off at the wheel. According to researchers from...

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Is distracted driving getting worse?

Distracted driving is not a new phenomenon, but it’s a problem that appears to be getting worse, according to an Insurance.com study. More drivers are texting, fiddling with navigation systems and getting distracted by children in their car than they were two years ago, the study finds. Insurance.com surveyed 1,000 motorists about distracted driving and...

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Summer bicycle safety tips

Residents of Nashville spent most of the spring months stuck in their homes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the weather continues to warm up, fewer people want to be stuck indoors any longer. Bicycle sales across the U.S. have recently skyrocketed, according to Bloomberg. The reasons for this may include: Children out...

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What are my legal options if I fell in a grocery store?

Slip, trip, and fall hazards are common at Nashville grocery stores. Sometimes, they are difficult to spot, which makes falls unexpected and unpredictable. Grocery store falls can happen in aisles, check out areas, entrances, exits, restrooms, parking lots, and outdoor walkways. If you were hurt in a grocery store fall because the hazard wasn't properly...

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Nashville attorney offers best ways to avoid drunk driving crashes this St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is coming up, and Nashville residents should brace themselves for a spike in drunk driving. Drunk driving kills and endangers Nashville residents year-round. Davidson County has more alcohol-related collisions than anywhere else in Tennessee — there were roughly 8,200 drunk driving crashes from 2009-2019. Here's what to expect and how you can...

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Rise in Nashville pedestrian deaths prompts call for change

Nashville is one of the most walkable cities in Tennessee. Residents and visitors can often run daily errands and enjoy local amenities without a car. Nashville's walkable infrastructure does not extend throughout the entire city, however. Distracted drivers, drunk drivers, and speeders threaten the lives of pedestrians each day throughout the Music City. 2019 the...

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