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RESULTS OVER THE YEARS   Through the years, the practice of law has been good to me and most of those whom I have represented. I have obtained settlements exceeding a million dollars. One settlement comes to mind involving a teenager who was a passenger in a car which was struck by a drunk driver Read More

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Tennessee Driving Resources | Links to Keep you Moving and Stay Safe

Tennessee On-line Driving Resources Here at the Thomas Law Firm we strive to help keep the public informed of their legal rights. In the spirit of providing information and resources to the public we have put together a list of Tennessee Driving  Related Resources to help keep you moving. Find anything from: a list of Read More

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Semi-Truck Wrecks in Tennessee | Personal Injury Law Firm

Semi-Truck Wrecks : What causes an accident? Any type of auto accident can be dangerous and cause harm to you and your loved ones. When dealing with tractor-trailers and other large trucks, the risk is even greater. So whether you are driving down Tennessee’s I-65, or driving your family for a summer vacation, it is Read More

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18 Wheeler Accidents | Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyers

Car Accidents with Large Trucks The majority of car wrecks involving large trucks were pulling semi-trailers at the time of the accident. Specifically, 62% of large trucks were pulling semi-trailers in fatal crashes and 48% in nonfatal crashes. For fatal crashes,“Driver-related factors” were attributed to 34% of the large truck drivers (according to the U.S. Read More

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Information about Truck and Tractor Trailer Wrecks in Tennessee

  High Traffic roads for Large Trucks in Tennessee Tennessee ranks sixth in the nation and first in the Southeast for cargo-ton-miles and value commodities carried by a truck (according to the Tennessee Trucking Association and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration). In addition approximately 80% of all manufactured freight transported in Tennessee is by Read More

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Car Accident and Motor Vehicle Accident Facts

Whether a passenger car, box truck, pick-up truck, an 18 wheeler/tractor-trailer truck, or a motorcycle, there are common recurring fact patterns for accidents. (1)       Failure to maintain a proper look-out Inattention is a leading cause of accidents involving all types of motor vehicles.  Common forms of inattention include . . . (a)       Looking away from Read More

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What to do after a car, truck or motorcycle accident or collision

When you are in a motor vehicle accident: (1) Have your medical needs met; (2) Be sure to exchange insurance information with all vehicles involved in the accident; (3) Tell your version of the accident to the investigating officer, if possible; (4) If you leave the scene other than by ambulance, and later have physical Read More

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18 Wheeler Accident Information

Every 16 minutes, a person is killed or sustains injuries in accidents involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers or semi-trucks In 2001, 429,000 large trucks were involved in traffic crashes (both fatal and minor) in the United States: – 4,793 were involved in fatal crashes – 5,082 people died – 131,000 were injured – In 2001, there were Read More

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