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Safely Celebrate Memorial Day in Memphis

Memorial Day Weekend Travel It’s hard to believe Memorial Day is already upon us, and with a long weekend can also come an increase in roadway accidents. A record number of travelers are expected this year, with Memphis police officers and Highway Patrol implementing additional safety precautions. Roadway Deaths in Tennessee As reported here by Memphis WMC Channel 5, 315 people died just last year in auto accidents where seat belts were not being used by the driver or... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, May 24, 2018

When a Car Accident Becomes a Crime

Car accidents are usually just what the words imply. An accident. An unintended action due to the negligent driving of another. While these matters can have serious and life-altering consequences, the remedy for accident claims is usually reserved for Civil Court. In Civil Court, a Plaintiff can recover monetary damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses and other allowable damages related to an auto accident.   Usually, the at-fault driver is issued a... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, January 4, 2018

Memphis Drunk Driving Accidents During the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, we cannot stress the need to be safe when traveling to your destinations in and around Memphis. Unfortunately, while you may do your best to arrive safely, your trip can be severely affected by those who may choose to drink and drive. According to statistics on MADD.org , there were 10,497 alcohol impaired fatalities across the United States in 2016, higher than any recently reported year. Even more concerning is that drunk driving accidents... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, December 19, 2017

How to Get Your Tennessee Driver's License Reinstated

Contact an Attorney Today Driving privileges in the state of Tennessee are suspended for any number of reasons, including unpaid parking tickets, unpaid traffic tickets or a Driving Under the Influence conviction. Many times, we see clients that were unaware their license was suspended. By the time they reach us, they have already received a citation for Driving While License Suspended. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to begin the process of reinstating your driving... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Thursday, August 10, 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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