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Category: Auto Accident

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Finding a Trucking Accident Attorney

What Do I Look for in a Trucking Accident Attorney? Some of the most complex and expensive legal actions to undertake for an attorney are trucking accidents. Trucking accidents can not only cause extensive and horrific injuries and complications to the involved parties, they can also present significant legal obstacles. There are numerous factors to consider when looking for legal representation following a trucking accident, which is why we at The Chiozza Law Firm always recommend you... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, May 10, 2018

Concussions and Auto Accidents – What to Look For

While physical scars and broken bones are common in severe auto accidents and easy to diagnose and see, it is the non-visible injuries that can be just as debilitating. We wrote about Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) here and the toll it can take on an individual involved in an auto accident or other emotional situation. One cannot see PTSD, but it exits through symptoms that are discussed and diagnosed by your physician. Like PTSD, concussions are a very serious non-visible injury that... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Bad Faith Claims and Insurance Companies

Just about every person we talk to has endured a difficult time when dealing with an insurance company. Whether dealing with an automobile accident or homeowners claim, it seems that some insurers will do whatever it takes to reduce payments related to a claim. In extreme situations, you may have a right to file a bad faith claim against the insurance company. Bad faith claims in Tennessee can occur when an insurance company is deliberately acting in an unethical manner to avoid having... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Points on a Tennessee Drivers Record – How Many is Too Many?

The State of Tennessee is no different than other places in our country in that you are allowed a certain number of points on your driver’s record per year before your license is suspended . These points can be assessed against your record for moving violations such as speeding, reckless driving, or accidents.  The Tennessee Department of Safety monitors your driving record, and anyone who has accumulated twelve (12) or more points during any 12 month period is sent a notice of... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Not Wearing a Seatbelt Doesn’t Prevent You from Filing a Legal Claim

There are many factors involved in an automobile accident that must be investigated and examined to determine if a valid legal claim exists. One such factor that always comes up on both the plaintiff and defendant’s side is whether the drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the auto accident. This is important because an argument can be made that an individual’s lack of seatbelt, as required by Tennessee law, contributed to his/her injuries. We commonly hear insurance... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, March 19, 2018
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