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Our personal injury lawyer’s main office is located in Nashville, and he represents people hurt in car and truck accidents in the surrounding areas.

How Are You Celebrating All the Amazing Fathers You Know this Father’s Day?

This Father’s Day, we celebrate the dedication, courage and love of all of the dads out there. This one’s for you!

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Is Walking While Drunk Dangerous?

When you think about what alcohol negatively impairs, most people think of drunk driving (don’t do it!), drunk dancing (let’s face it, the only people who think those moves are cool also happen to be drunk), drunk cooking (which usually results in strange concoctions) and general decision making (was it really a good idea to give that person your phone number?). However, most people don’t consider walking something that could be a huge hazard as a result of drinking (unless you’re stumbling, that is). Most people would be wrong. A study recently published by alcoholic.org shows that, when not counting passengers, more drunk pedestrians die on the roadways than drunk drivers. This may seem like an odd statistic, but it makes sense when you factor in how exposed pedestrians are when facing a collision with a two-ton metal tank. Drunk Walking is Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving We mentioned…
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How Did Metro Public Works Improve Lower Broadway?

Last week, Nashville set up its first ever pedestrian scramble on Lower Broadway. Also known as a Barn Dance, the diagonal sidewalks are installed between Fifth Avenue and Second Avenue on Broadway to help decrease the alarmingly high number of pedestrian accidents. This allows pedestrians to cross either diagonally or straight, essentially knocking out two crossings at once. Essentially, traffic in all directions will receive red lights at the same time. Then, the pedestrians will be given the go-ahead with walk signals and will be allowed to cross in every direction without fear of getting slammed into by a vehicle. Cyclists will also reap the safety rewards. However, they will have to dismount and walk their bicycles across the street as they are legally considered vehicles while on the bike. The New Pedestrian Scramble is Part of a Pedestrian Improvement Pilot Program Approximately 15,000 vehicles drive through Lower Broadway daily…
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