Category Archives: Drunk Driving

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Are There Social Host Liability Laws in Tennessee for New Years?

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights in the country for drinking and celebrating. With drinking and partying comes the increased risk of getting behind the wheel and being involved in a drunk driving accident. Whether you are the person who was reckless, or you are someone who was injured by an intoxicated person’s negligence, there are certain laws in Tennessee that will affect the outcome of the accident. It is important to understand third party liability laws in Tennessee. Knowing these laws can make a difference in the conclusion of your potential injury case. If you plan on drinking on New Year’s Eve, then you should know how you could recover compensation for personal injuries or property damage. What Are the Tennessee Dram Shop Laws? Tennessee law recognizes some third-party civil liability for alcohol-related injuries. However, the alcohol must have been sold to the person who caused…
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Where Did This Holiday Come From?

Happy Cinco de Mayo, Nashville! Do you know why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo? This video should explain it. Be safe and have fun!

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Is Drugged Driving Becoming More of a Problem Than Drunk Driving in Tennessee?

Recently, The Tennessean brought light to a disturbing turn of events. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) data, drugged driving has passed drunk driving and distracted driving to become the leading factor in fatal car accidents in Tennessee. In the piece in The Tennessean, a mother tells the tragic story of her college-aged son’s death due to drugged driving. The young man was 22 years old at the time of his death. He had graduated from Lipscomb University pre-med only two months prior to the deadly crash. He was also only days removed from proposing to his high school sweetheart before he was killed in the drugged driving accident. The other driver in the wreck was alleged to have been on hydrocodone and amphetamines at the time of the incident. How Did Drugged Driving Become the Top Cause of Fatal Crashes in Tennessee? A WJHL-TV report included a statement from…
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