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Why Drowsy Driving is Risky

Why Drowsy Driving is Risky

While drinking and driving is linked to a higher risk of having a car accident, drowsy driving has also been shown to play a major role. Sleep deprivation has a variety of effects on the mind and our behavior. The impairments faced by people who are sleep deprived are [...]

Different Types of Bone Fractures from a Car Accident

Different Types of Bone Fractures from a Car Accident

The violent impact of a car accident on the body can lead to a variety of bone fractures. A person’s life can dramatically change depending on the type of bone fracture they experience. Brain and spine fractures, in particular, can often lead to lifelong impairments in movement, sensation, and [...]

Common Treatments for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Common Treatments for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Severe car accidents have a history of causing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Knowing the levels of TBI can help you determine what type of treatments you will receive in the future. Some TBIs are mild and the symptoms may disappear in time, but seeking a professional opinion is always [...]

Types of Soft Tissue Injuries from Car Accidents

Types of Soft Tissue Injuries from Car Accidents

The sudden force and impact of a car accident can cause a variety of personal injuries, especially soft tissue injuries. Injuries like these can make any kind of physical labor difficult or impossible until the damage heals fully. Doctors will often advise resting and refraining from strenuous activity. For [...]

Spinal Cord Injuries After a Car Accident

Spinal Cord Injuries After a Car Accident

The violent impact of a car accident is enough to fracture the spine. Almost any kind of spine fracture has the potential to cause damage to the spinal cord. The spinal cord is essential for communication between your brain and the rest of your body for movement, sensation, and [...]

Chronic Whiplash Pain and Treatments

Chronic Whiplash Pain and Common Treatments

One of the most well-known personal injuries from car accidents is whiplash. Many people already know that whiplash causes neck pain, but not everyone realizes that this pain can become chronic in some cases. People with chronic whiplash may have to deal with the pain for years. There are [...]

How Should I Obtain Compensation for Workplace Car Accidents?

How Should I Obtain Compensation for Workplace Car Accidents?

Deciding whether to file a lawsuit for a car accident while on the job comes down to deciding between filing a workers’ compensation or personal injury lawsuit. In Tennessee, choosing both is usually not an option because each one can contradict the other in certain situations. For example, if [...]

Are Older Drivers More Likely to Experience Car Accidents?

Are Older Drivers More Likely to Experience Car Accidents?

Many people who are over the age of 65 will start noticing signs of declining physical and mental health. Some of these physical and mental declines can make driving riskier than usual and may pose threats to the older driver and other drivers on the road. According to reports, [...]

Passenger Rights After a Car Accident

Passenger Rights After a Car Accident

You have certain rights as a passenger if you experienced a car accident caused by your driver or another driver. There are various reasons why a car accident can happen. Part of your job will be to figure out how much your driver and the other driver were at [...]

What to Expect from a Settlement After a Car Accident in Tennessee

What to Expect from a Settlement After a Car Accident in Tennessee

Car accidents can cause different types of damages that involve personal injuries, property damage, and vehicle damage. The costs of these damages can add up fast. Some insurance companies may offer you a settlement in response to your personal injury claim, but most initial settlements are not enough. This [...]