How Are Medical Bills Paid After a Car Accident Settlement?
After being involved in a car accident, there are two things you are concerned about: how you will recover from your injuries, and how you will pay for your recovery. There is no such thing as an inexpensive car accident. Even a simple fender bender accident can result in thousands of dollars in medical expenses.…Read More
What Kind of Car Insurance Do I Need?
In Tennessee, as in all states, car insurance is a key factor involved in any claim for damages filed after a traffic accident. According to the Tennessee Financial Responsibility Law, car owners must prove their ability to pay for financial losses if they are responsible for a car crash. Financial responsibility for losses resulting from…Read More
Thomas Greer Obtains $450,000 Verdict against Belz Investco GP in Memphis for Client Injured in Car Crash
On March 28, 2018, Bailey & Greer partner Thomas Greer obtained a jury verdict for $450,000. The case stemmed from a crash that occurred on Interstate I-40 in Memphis, TN. The driver of an SUV was pulling a flatbed trailer and had recently unloaded a small tractor. The driver neglected to secure or remove the…Read More
Dangers of Driving on Under-Inflated Tires
Driving on under-inflated tires is dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 1/3 of passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs are being driven with at least one under-inflated tire. Under-inflation is one of the leading causes of tire failure. If tire pressure is too low, too much of the tire’s surface area…Read More
Is There a Link Between Energy Drinks and Drunk Driving Crashes?
The market for energy drinks seems to be teens, college students, and young professionals trying to get through the daily grind. Most people think these drinks are relatively harmless, or if not harmless, at least no more dangerous than a soft drink or a cup of coffee or tea. However, some college students are using…Read More
The Best Things to Do after a Tennessee Auto Accident
Every day we hear about, read about, or even see car accidents. But until it happens to us, we do not stop to think what we should do if we are involved in a Tennessee car crash. Knowing the best steps to take after an accident can prevent legal problems, avoid further injury, and even…Read More
Auto Accident Experts are Right Here in Memphis, Tennessee
Your life can be forever altered in just a split second. And even worse, it can be through no fault of your own. If you or a loved one have been the victim of an auto accident, the medical bills, lost income and strain on your life can take their toll. So it’s only fair…Read More
A Sobering Look at Tennessee Car Accident Statistics
Stop and think. Do you know someone who has been in a car accident? Have you ever been in a car accident? With so many people and so many cars, it is hard to find anyone who can answer “no” to these questions. The fact is that about five and a half million car crashes…Read More
Dealing with the Insurance Company after a Tennessee Auto Accident
After a car accident, most people are feeling afraid, upset and confused. Add physical injury and a wrecked car to that, and accident victims are most likely in a vulnerable state. This is when an insurance adjustor will enter the picture and try to make a quick settlement. Beware! Insurance adjustors do not always have…Read More
Tennessee Drivers: Beware Dangerous Road Conditions!
Tennessee car accidents are frequently caused by dangerous road conditions. And winter is the time to be especially careful as roads ice over, snow flies, and visibility decreases. Add these to the many other road hazards and careful driving becomes even more important. Winter Road Hazards There is no doubt that driving can be even…Read More