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Category: Auto Accident

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Uninsured Motorist Claims: Can My Insurance Company Drop Me?

According to Carinsurance.com, Tennessee’s number of uninsured drivers rates among the highest in the United States. They approximate that nearly 20 percent of drivers on the roads in Tennessee are uninsured. This means that almost one in every five Tennessee drivers involved in an accident is uninsured. We are often asked, “Can my auto insurance carrier drop me or raise my rates for filing a claim under my own uninsured insurance policy?” No. As... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, November 16, 2017

No Recovery, No Fee - What Does It Really Mean?

We’ve heard the stories. Those experiences with other attorneys. You lose your case, and the attorney sends a bill for filing fees and related expenses. That doesn’t sound like “no recovery, no fee” you see advertised or referred to by many practicing lawyers, does it? Simply put, “no recovery, no fee” should mean that if your attorney takes on your case and is not successful in obtaining a recovery on your behalf, then you, as the client, do... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, September 7, 2017

Ride-Sharing Accident Claims: What To Know

Without question, one of the faster growing industries around the world is the app-based, ride-sharing service industry, highlighted by Uber and Lyft. As with any pay mode of transportation, there are questions as to who pays for claims when these vehicles are involved in an accident while carrying passengers. These new services present an array of legal issues with regards to insurance liability coverage based on their business model. The Problem with Ride-Sharing Services and... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Speed Traps Set Across the South July 17-23

If you find yourself traveling across Tennessee, Florida, Georgia or South Carolina July 17-23, you should be prepared to slow down. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, enforcement will severely crack down on speeders traveling through the southern United States this week in a joint task among local police and highway patrols to strictly enforce speed limits.   The increase in tickets, in theory, will contribute to a reduction in auto accidents during the busy summer... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, July 18, 2017

New Tennessee ID to Help Curb Underage Drinking

Let’s be honest, all of us did dumb things during our teenage years. Many times, I  bet alcohol played a part in one way or another. As we wrote about in an earlier post, a drunk driver destroys lives - lives of the accused, his or her family and anyone unlucky enough to be involved in an accident with an impaired driver.  Preventing people from driving under the influence is a monumental task, so any changes in the law are always welcome. Beginning in July... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Friday, July 14, 2017

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