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Most Dangerous Roads & Intersections In Knoxville, Tennessee

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Why Knoxville Car Accident Lawyers Stay Away From These Intersections Living in a big city is fun. Living in the heart of the Volunteer State is an honor. However, the roads in our beloved town are not immune to the struggles that come with living in popular cities, one of those being heavy traffic. On game day, our roads become especially dangerous, with a large number of cars driving in and out to support their teams.  Our Knoxville car accident lawyers at McMahan Law Firm have seen how dangerous our roads and intersections can be first hand. We want to keep our community informed to help drivers avoid accidents on our roadways. With this in mind, we have put together a list of Knoxville’s most dangerous roads and intersections, so you can stay as safe as possible, even on game day.  Crest Forrest and Walker Springs on Fox Lonas Road  …

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What To Know About Tennessee’s New Hands Free Law

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Our Knoxville Car Accident Lawyer’s Guide to the Tennessee Hands-Free Law On July 1, Tennessee became the 19th state to implement a new law stating that no driver would be able to hold his/her phone while driving. Once the law took effect, the Tennessee Highway Patrol handed out 424 citations in the month of July alone, according to The Tennessean, This number is likely to increase as locals adjust to the law and police officers continue to ramp up enforcement. The law was passed to reduce the number of distracted driving accidents and fatalities in Tennessee. Tennessee drivers must invest in mounts or other hands-free devices if they want to use their phones while driving from now on. If a driver neglects this new law, he/she may receive a fine. If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a driver neglecting the new law, it’s in your …

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Chattanooga Vehicle Accident Report: April 2019

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McMahan Law Firm values the residents of our community that make Chattanooga a place we are honored to call home. Although your home is intended to be a safe place, accidents can happen. In hopes to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in our city, we have compiled a vehicle accident report that highlights some of the most recent automobile accidents that occurred in Chattanooga during the month of April. Our goal is to encourage motorists to implement safe driving practices at all times behind the wheel. Unfortunately, everyone does not follow proper safety regulations. If you or a loved one sustained injuries due to a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault, our Chattanooga car accident lawyers can help. The legal team at McMahan Law Firm will evaluate the details of your case and inform you of your legal options. One Injured After Concrete Beam Collapsed A …

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Knoxville Vehicle Accident Report: March 2019

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Knoxville, Tennessee, is home to over 180,000 people and McMahan Law Firm. We handle various types of personal injury cases, including car accidents. An accident can have a devastating and life-changing impact on an individual and their loved ones. For this reason, we are dedicated to informing our community about the dangers of automobile collisions. Below, is our March vehicle accident report highlighting some of the recent collisions that occurred in Knoxville. If you or someone you know was injured as a result of a careless motorist, our Knoxville car accident attorneys can help. Our team has assisted numerous victims by obtaining the justice they deserve after an accident. From our attention to detail, to our compassionate service, you can feel confident that you have everything necessary to support your claim.  Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash in South Knox County Killed One An accident in South Knox County on Tarklin Valley …

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How Long After A Car Accident Can You Sue?

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Contact A Knoxville Car Accident Lawyer Before It’s Too Late If you or a loved one have suffered injuries caused by an automobile accident due to someone else’s carelessness, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the other driver, however, time plays an essential role in these types of cases. As Tennessee roads continue to increase in traffic, so will accidents. Auto accidents can happen in an instant and can have life-changing effects on an individual and their family. Although you may be a conscientious driver, you can still fall victim to a car wreck. However, if you’re a victim of a collision, you can sue the other driver for the damages and injuries you suffered. Our Knoxville car accident lawyers at McMahan Law Firm know the laws surrounding these types of cases and can help you fight for the compensation you rightfully deserve. Worst Roads in Knoxville …

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Knoxville Vehicle Accident Report: February 2019

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The city of Knoxville experienced numerous car wrecks during the month of February. Some of these accidents resulted in minor injuries while others caused permanent damage. At McMahan Law Firm, we know an accident can have a significant impact on an individual’s life and family. For this reason, our team of lawyers believes that our community should be informed of the recent collisions that have occurred in the area. We hope to encourage Knoxville drivers to implement extra caution on the roadways. If you or a loved one was involved in an automobile accident that was not your fault, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries. Our Knoxville car accident attorneys understand the legal challenges that victims face when trying to file a claim. Our team of knowledgeable and trusted lawyers can review your case and help you understand your legal options. If you have grounds to …

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Knoxville City Officials Reject Self-Driving Buses

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Our Knoxville Car Accident Lawyers Share the Benefits and Disadvantages of Autonomous Vehicles   Autonomous vehicles have become a new trend in our society that could become the future of transportation. As autonomous vehicles become an increasingly popular idea, it’s imperative to be informed of the potential benefits and risks this type of technology presents. Although this form of technology may appear to have various advantages, it still has the potential to cause accidents on the roadways.    If you or a loved one were involved in a motor vehicle accident, our Knoxville car accident lawyers can help. At McMahan Law Firm, we recognize the complexities associated with car accident cases, however, you don’t have to navigate the legal system alone. Our team of experienced attorneys can review your case and help you determine what legal options are available.    Knoxville Declined Self-Driving Buses Olli, the company that manufacturers these …

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Tennessee Is An At-Fault State: Here’s What That Means

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Our Knoxville Car Accident Lawyers are Available to Assist You After an Auto Accident Automobile insurance is essential to have, especially when you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident. It’s also imperative to know the type of policy you possess and what expenses it will cover in the case of an accident. If you or a loved one sustained life-altering injuries due to the negligent actions of another motorist, our Knoxville car accident lawyers at McMahan Law Firm can help. Filing a claim can be difficult without the proper legal guidance. Our team has years of experience handling automobile accident claims and understands how the legal system operates. Insurance laws vary depending on which state you reside, so it’s important that you are fully aware of the laws and requirements for your state. What is an At-Fault State? Tennessee is an at-fault state, which means if a driver is found …

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15 Important Driving Laws In Tennessee

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A Tennessee Car Accident Lawyer Can Help You Build Your Case In August 2018, one individual was killed and two were injured in an accident in Knoxville. Knox News stated, “Witnesses reported that a Toyota SUV crossed the center line and struck a Ford van head-on, according to a Knoxville Police Department.” Stories such as this happen more often than people realize. Have you been injured in a car wreck? If you or a loved one have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our Tennessee car accident lawyers at McMahan Law Firm. It’s important to be prepared after being involved in an accident. Also, it’s vital to be aware of the driving laws in Tennessee. We understand the devastating effects a car accident can have on an individual and their family, and we are here to help you through the legal process.   Tips After A Collision After an …

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‘Tail Of The Dragon’ One Of East Tennessee’s Most Dangerous Roads

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Injured in A Motorcycle Collision? A Knoxville Motorcycle Accident Attorney Can Help Knoxville, Tennessee is home to the Smoky Mountains and lavish scenery but also to the infamous highway known as the Tail of the Dragon. The Tail of the Dragon is not for the faint of heart. With its 318 twists and turns, none of which are the same, it’s considered to be an exciting adventure and challenge for motorcyclists. The highway has no businesses, not a single intersecting road, and no houses with driveways. The dangerous route has been a popular roadway for countless people, but motorcyclists need to be extra cautious when driving on this curvy highway. If you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you need a Knoxville motorcycle accident attorney to assist you. According to National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA), “Motorcyclist deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities in …

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Most Common Delayed Symptoms Following Truck Accidents

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According to the Truck Driving Institute (HDS), “68% of all goods are transported via semi truck, and there are nearly 2 million semi trucks in operation in the U.S.” With countless trucks on the roadways every day, trucking accidents can happen at any moment and tend to be more severe than regular car accidents because of their immense size and weight. Trucking accidents are dangerous and can lead to serious injuries or even death. However, some injury symptoms aren’t always immediately recognizable. Instead, they can be delayed till much after the accident and cause more damage down the road. For this reason, countless people walk away from accidents and decide not to be evaluated by a medical professional because they assume they were not injured. There are injuries where the symptoms begin to manifest immediately after the accident, while others take time to arise. Delayed symptoms are usually due to …

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Kingsport Truck Driver Shows Dangers Of Job Despite Moveover Law

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In 2006, a new law passed in the state of Tennessee called the “Move Over” law. According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), the law was “part of the Failure to Yield Emergency Vehicles Law.” When the law passed, Tennessee was considered the 30th state to enforce it, which creates a safety area for emergency vehicles. The “Move Over” law requires drivers to move over to an adjacent lane or slow down when approaching emergency and recovery vehicles. The law also applies to responder vehicles with visible flashing lights and audible sirens. These include solid waste vehicles, highway maintenance vehicles, tow trucks, and utility service vehicles. In a recent article by The Legal Examiner, a Kingsport tow truck driver shared a Facebook video that has gone viral. The video shows the dangers of a tow truck driver faces while they do their job. The video was created to help …