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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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What are my legal options if I'm hurt in a car accident due to a defective guardrail?

Guardrails are installed on many major roads and highways throughout the Nashville area. They help prevent roadway departures in areas that are deemed dangerous, such as steep declines, trenches, near utility poles and trees, and waterways along the side of the road. In short, a collision with a guardrail may be less severe than driving...

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Nearly Half of Americans Surveyed Struggled to Stay Awake While Driving

In today's busy, stressed-out culture, sleep is often made less of a priority than it should be. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls insufficient sleep "a public health epidemic," with 11 percent of Americans receiving insufficient sleep on a nightly basis. What percentage of drivers are affected by insufficient sleep? In...

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Can Distracted Driving Crashes Be Prevented in Nashville?

Multitasking or engaging in any kind of activity that takes drivers' attention away from the road has become an unfortunate part of our driving culture. At any given time, a driver within your vicinity could be texting, making a phone call, browsing social media, eating, drinking, or taking care of personal hygiene behind the wheel....

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Can Traffic Congestion in Nashville Be a Major Contributor to the High Accident Rate?

Nashville's traffic congestion is at an all-time high, according to WSMV. Our city was ranked 24th in the nation for having the most traffic congestion in a study conducted by Texas A&M's Transportation Institute. On average, the daily commuter in greater Nashville spends 58 hours in traffic each year. Nashville's traffic congestion dipped during the...

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Is Tennessee's $750K non-economic damages cap unconstitutional?

Damages in a personal injury case shouldn't just be limited to medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage. In many cases, people who are injured in car accidents suffer mental and emotional trauma, as well as other forms of pain and suffering. These damages are considered non-economic and may be compensated with incontestable evidence. According...

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Nashville Attorney on Best Ideas to Avoid Dog Bites

Dogs can make great companions, protectors, and additions to any family home. However, some dogs can be dangerous when they aren't properly cared for or trained. It is the responsibility of Tennessee dog owners to properly train and maintain control of their dogs. When owners fail to do so, bystanders or visitors can be seriously...

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