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Nashville Vehicle Accident Report: December 2018

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Within the month of December, Tennesseans have encountered multiple automobile accidents. Collisions occur more frequently than people realize and, in numerous cases, result in serious or even life-altering injuries to those involved. If you or someone you love has sustained property damage or injuries directly caused by the negligent actions of another driver, it… Read More »

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Do Most Truck Accident Cases Settle Or Go To Trial?

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Whenever you’re in an accident of any kind and you suffer a serious injury, it’s a scary and confusing time. When the other vehicle is a big rig, it’s even worse. The damage from such accidents can be catastrophic. It can result in lifelong and debilitating injuries, even the inability to work, and irreparable… Read More »

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Should You Sue The Trucking Company Or The Driver After An Accident?

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Trucking accidents are among the worst kinds of vehicle accidents there are. Because of the sheer size and scope of the vehicles involved, the damage they cause is truly catastrophic. People involved in these accidents suffer life-changing injuries, many of which are lifelong in scope. Even worse, these incidents are on the rise across… Read More »

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Which States Have The Most Trucking Accidents?

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Commercial trucking accidents aren’t too common among automotive accidents overall, but when they do happen, they’re especially damaging. With so much potential for things to go wrong, it’s important to know which states have the highest rates of trucking accidents. Trucks drive all around the country, so knowing which areas are particularly dangerous is… Read More »

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Most Common Truck Accident Causes

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When you’re involved in a trucking accident, the question of who is responsible becomes very important, very quickly. Unfortunately determining who is liable for a truck accident is also directly tied to one or more of the many causes of such an incident. Truck accidents can be truly catastrophic in scope, far more than… Read More »

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Why Do You Need a Nashville Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer?

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Did you know that according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, nearly 4,000 people died as a result of large truck wrecks in the year 2016 alone? 66% of those killed were the occupants of other vehicles, and 16% were pedestrians, or riding bicycles or motorcycles. If those numbers don’t seem large to… Read More »

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Common Causes and Liability in Tennessee Truck Accidents

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Earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its 2015 Traffic Safety Facts for Large Trucks. According to the report, there was a four-percent increase in the number of deaths and injuries in accidents involving large trucks (i.e. semi-trucks, commercial trucks, 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, etc.) from 2014 to 2015. It is estimated… Read More »

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How Fault Is Determined In A Truck Accident

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Being involved in a car accident is one of the most stressful events a person could experience in their lives, and this stress is only compounded when that accident involves a semi-truck. Due to their massive size, semi-truck accidents can be very severe, often leaving you with extensive injuries and expensive medical bills. After… Read More »

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What Happens When A Brake Failure Causes A Truck Accident?

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

According to the Department of Transportation, brake failure is one of the most common causes of a truck accident. When one considers that most trucking accidents occur due to mechanical-related failures, it can be difficult to determine who is at fault in the accident, which also means that if you’ve been involved in an… Read More »

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What A Lawyer Can Do For You After A Big Truck Accident

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Most of us know what to do when a big truck accident occurs ─ call the police, get a police report, get insurance information from the involved parties and take pictures. It is the aftermath that can present its share of challenges, however. You may be unable to work due to physical injuries caused… Read More »

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