Distracted Drivers are a Leading Cause of Accidents Nationwide Cell phone use is a commonly cited cause of car accidents Deej Logan had a lot to look forward to. On the first day of school in 2012, Deej tried on several different outfits, eager to find the perfect one for the first day of senior…

Winter Storm Jonas Wreaks Havoc on Tennessee Roads The dangers of driving in winter weather are serious Winter Storm Jonas covered more than 400,000 square miles of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast with snow in January, pummelling 24 million people with 20 or more inches of snow. Of course, the frigid temperatures, paired with the sleet,…

New Technologies Lead to New Risks on the Road Twenty years ago, drunk driving and drowsy driving were two of the biggest threats on our nation's highways. Though those threats still exist today, distracted driving has emerged as a serious safety concern with the recent proliferation of smart phones and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices.Startling…

New Drug May Help Those with Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are a significant problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 200,000 people in the United States are currently living with an SCI. Experts estimate that an additional 12,000 to 20,000 people suffer an…

Limit on damages I can receive after a car accident?

On behalf of Dotson & Brunelle Attorneys at Law posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. In Tennessee, if you are involved in a car accident, you often can receive compensation for the damages you sustained as a result. You may be able to recover money for medical expenses, lost wages, or even pain and suffering. However, there…