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Tennessee car wreck leads to death and serious injury

A horrendous accident on Highway 27 in Tennessee led to the closure of the highway in one direction for most of the day, while only one lane was open in the opposite direction. The car wreck happened on a recent Wednesday in February. The first call to emergency services was received just before 1:00 p.m.

Tragic Drunk Driving Accident Results in Better State Enforcement of ABC Laws

We represented Mary, a twenty-eight year old woman, who received a call on a Thursday evening from a girlfriend who was stranded and needed a ride home. On her way to pick up her friend, Mary ran out of gas on Washington Pike in East Knoxville and pulled her car to the side of the road.  It was after midnight and Washington Pike, in this area, is lined by homes and no businesses. 

2 families devastated after car wreck

While most of Tennessee was preparing for New Year's parties, two families were dealing with the repercussions of a tragic accident. A car wreck involving three cars happened around lunch time on the last day of 2015. It is reported that one of the cars involved smashed into a minivan, forcing it into oncoming traffic.

Car accidents due to dangerous roads -- where lies the fault?

Motor vehicle accidents may leave the drivers of the vehicles second guessing themselves, wondering if perhaps they were careless. While driver negligence or recklessness are often the cause of car accidents, dangerous roadways are also responsible for a significant number of collisions. Tennessee government road agencies are obliged to ensure that road designs are safe and the roadways maintained properly. This is, however, not always the case.

What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage & Why Should I Have It?

Uninsured motorist coverage is a provision available in automobile insurance policies that protects you if you are in an accident with another driver who is uninsured or underinsured.  Although typically called "uninsured motorist coverage" it also includes a subcategory of "underinsured motorist coverage" when the at-fault driver does have liability insurance, but the limits are too low to cover all of the damages incurred by you.  The Insurance Research Council estimates that one out of every seven drivers in the United States is currently insured.  In fact, according to a story carried by WBIR on June 30, 2015, one out of every five drivers in Tennessee lacks liability insurance.  As a result, the Tennessee legislature passed a new law requiring stiffer penalties for drivers that lack proper basic liability insurance.  However, stiffer penalties do not help protect the law-abiding driver who unfortunately has an accident with someone not carrying proper insurance.  

Car wreck involving 5 cars kills 2

An accident on one of Tennessee's major highways led to the death of two people, while four more people suffered injuries. The car wreck involved five vehicles. The highway had to be closed for at least three miles for a period of time after the accident.

Car wreck results in 2 fatalities

Two Tennessee families had to face the tragic deaths of family members after two people died in a recent fatal accident in the central part of the state. The car wreck happened when the driver of a pickup truck crossed over the middle of the road into oncoming traffic. The 65-year-old driver then hit an SUV. A 19-year-old female was driving the SUV.

Tennessee family involved in car wreck, 1 dead, 2 injured

Lives can be lost in the blink of an eye on Tennessee roads. When a loved one is killed in a car wreck, the emotional and financial impact on the surviving family members can last for a long time. Alcoa police recently reported on an accident that claimed the life of one person and sent two of his family members to the hospital.

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