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Can I Sue A Mechanic For Negligence?

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Jun 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

If a mechanic’s oversight or carelessness caused your accident and damages, you are generally entitled to compensation. Car repair shops typically carry insurance for these types of claims. Consulting with an auto repair lawyer can be crucial, however, as proving negligence and recovering your due may be challenging when a mechanic is at fault for your accident....

Is It Legal To Drive Barefoot In Tennessee?

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Jun 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

It is summer, and while you are running errands, you decide to kick off your flip flops or shoes and drive barefoot. If you suddenly ask yourself whether it is legal to drive barefoot in Tennessee, you can rest assured that yes, driving barefoot is legal. In fact, there are no laws making barefoot driving illegal anywhere in the United States. However, some municipalities might have ordinances prohibiting barefoot driving. Therefore, if you insist on driving barefoot....

Accidents Involving a Truck Parked On The Shoulder

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Jun 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Shoulders on highways and interstates should not be used for parking or stopping by any motorist, including commercial truck drivers. Shoulders should be kept free for emergency situations that make a stop on the shoulder necessary. Unfortunately, large commercial trucks illegally parked on a shoulder can cause tragic accidents....

Mistakes To Avoid With Your Auto Insurance Claim

Posted by Harlene Labrum | May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Mistakes with your auto insurance claim can be devastating, particularly if you have incurred steep costs for medical treatments, loss of wages, car damage, and other losses. In theory, the at-fault party’s insurance company should reimburse victims appropriately....

Soft Tissue Injuries From Car Accident

Posted by Harlene Labrum | May 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you suffered soft tissue injuries in a car accident that happened as a result of another driver’s fault, and are now left with damages, you should consider consulting with a car accident attorney. You could potentially recover compensation for your medical bills and other expenses....

Trucking Quick Response Teams

Posted by Harlene Labrum | May 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

An accident with a truck can be traumatic, physically painful, and costly. However, victims may have several avenues for pursuing damages, including a negligent driver, trucking company, or another third party. Trucking companies typically send a trucking quick response team to the accident scene immediately to gather crucial time-sensitive evidence....

Dangers Of Accidents With RVs

Posted by Harlene Labrum | May 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Vacationing in a recreational vehicle (RV) is becoming increasingly popular. Some individuals even choose to live in an RV full time, traveling the country. According to the RV Industry Association, sales of RVs have seen a strong increase in the past year. This means that the United States is likely to see an ever-increasing number of RVs on our roads. However, driving an RV can be much more challenging than driving a passenger car and the dangers of accidents with RVs are ever-present....

Negligent Entrustment Of An Auto

Posted by Harlene Labrum | May 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), most motor vehicle crashes happen due to driver-related causes such as drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, and other reckless behaviors. Motor vehicle owners are generally responsible....

Herniated Discs From Car Accidents

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Car accidents are a common occurrence and can cause significant pain and suffering for victims. Many victims endure serious physical and emotional damage which lasts long after the accident occurs. Herniated discs from car accidents are serious, potentially life-altering injuries. If you sustained a herniated disc or other spinal injuries....

Rollover Accident Lawyer

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Rollover accidents are relatively rare, but they are more deadly than the average car accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rollover accidents only happen to about three percent of vehicles in crashes, but they cause about one in three of all vehicle occupant deaths. Victims of rollover accidents should understand their right to seek fair and just compensation. If you or a loved one suffered serious injury or death....

Personal Injury Vs. Wrongful Death Claim

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Negligent or reckless actions can cause serious injury or death to other people. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 173,000 people died in 2019 because of accidents or other unintentional injuries. Learn the differences between a personal injury vs. wrongful death claim....

Tire Failure Accidents

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Tire failure accidents are a common occurrence that can have devastating results. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2017, 738 people died in tire-related car accidents in the United States. Thousands of others were injured in car accidents because of tire failures. Car accident victims should know and understand their right....

Preparing for A Deposition

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The thought of preparing for a deposition can feel overwhelming. A deposition is a vital part of a case as it is the pre-trial oral testimony that a witness takes under oath. Depositions are important to the entire case. Before your deposition, it is essential to prepare....

Amazon Delivery Van Accidents

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Amazon is one of the fastest-growing delivery services in the United States. To meet consumer demand for quick delivery on a large scale, Amazon is putting more delivery drivers on the road, and potentially putting motorists at an increased risk of being injured in an Amazon delivery van accident. Delivery drivers are often pressured to deliver hundreds....

Dangers of Aggressive Driving Accidents

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Aggressive driving puts lives in danger and can have devastating consequences. The AAA Foundation found that aggressive driving was a factor in up to 56% of fatal crashes. Victims or their families are often faced with severe injuries, costly medical bills, and lost wages following aggressive driving accidents....

Video Camera Footage In A Car Accident Claim

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Apr 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Video cameras are commonly used in everyday life, whether it is for professional or residential monitoring. Most parking lots, stores, some objects, and even have cameras. While this may sound a bit daunting, it can prove beneficial in the case of a car accident claim. According to Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, in 2019 alone, there were 846 people who died....

Knee Injuries From A Car Accident

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the National Safety Council, approximately 4.5 million medically-consulted injuries from motor-vehicle accidents occurred in the United States in 2019. While people frequently associate severe head injuries or spinal cord damage to car accidents, knee injuries resulting from car accidents are more common than one might think. The knee is one of the most vulnerable body parts when involved in a car accident....

What Is A Contingency Fee?

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Learn how the experienced attorneys at Labrum Law Firm at (615) 338-9500 can help you with your case on a contingency fee model, at Labrum Law Firm you will never pay a dime, unless we win your case!

Multi-Car Pile-Up Accidents

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, multiple-vehicle crashes caused 48% of the fatalities resulting from motor-vehicle accidents in 2018. Multi-car pile-up accidents occur when more than three vehicles collide with each other in an accident. They are usually caused on busy roads or expressways. Due to the high traffic and high speed....

Injured By A Drunk Driver?

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) reports that every day approximately 30 people die in drunk-driving accidents, which equals to one person every 50 minutes. While experiencing an accident can be traumatic in itself, the victim’s trauma may increase further after realizing that the accident....

T-Bone Accident - Who Is At Fault?

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that T-bone accidents accounted for 27% of total fatalities in vehicle crashes in 2018. Also known as “side-impact collisions” or “broadside collisions'', T-bone accidents occur when the collision between both vehicles is perpendicular, and where the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle....

Hit And Run Accident Lawyer

Posted by Harlene Labrum | Mar 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that more than one hit and run accident happens every minute in the United States. The National Highway for Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines a hit and run accident as an accident where the driver causes an accident and then leaves the scene of that accident. Hit and run accidents can also incur criminal liability for the driver....

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