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What Cars Did GM Recently Recall?
Get Legal Advice About Defective Car Parts by Calling Our Accident Attorney in Nashville General Motors (GM), one of the world’s leading auto manufacturers, recalled 1.6 million vehicles due to faulty ignition switches. These parts are already linked to at least 13 wrongful deaths. While the costs of the recall hurt GM, these expenses are far less important than those involved in serious and fatal car crashes. However, evidence has appeared that indicates GM could have prevented this problem, but disregarded information about how hazardous this defect could be. Why Did GM Issue Recalls? The ignition switches in several GM models could be defective, which is why the company recalled the cars. The ignition switches, where the driver inserts and turns the key to start the car, may accidentally switch from the “Run” position to the “Off” or “Accessory” position. This can turn off the vehicle’s electrical systems, creating serious…
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Should I Speak to a Car Insurance Company After a Wreck?
Call our Nashville Injury Attorney for Free Legal Advice After a car wreck, insurance companies will talk to you. They will attempt to find the cause of the accident and may even offer what seems like enticing compensation at the time. If you were in a car accident caused by another driver, you need to understand how to react when the other driver’s insurance provider contacts you. Knowing what to do in this situation could save you from paying for medical expenses caused by another driver’s negligence. What Should I Know About Talking to Insurance Adjusters? When the at-fault driver’s insurance company contacts you, the first thing you should understand is that this company is not on your side. Insurance adjusters may act as though they are working for your best interest, and they may even claim they will offer fair compensation. However, the insurance company represents the person responsible…
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Driving for Uber or Lyft? Know the Insurance Regulations in Tennessee
New Laws Protect Nashville Drivers and Passengers As ride sharing has soared in popularity throughout the United States and world, the top two companies, Uber and Lyft, have faced state and local regulations in an effort to maintain safety for both drivers and passengers. In Tennessee, the legislature has passed additional insurance regulations on the popular ride sharing apps that went into effect January 1 of 2016. What Do the TN Uber and Lyft Insurance Regulations Require? If the driver is on the app but has no customers in the car, the driver is required to carry $50,000 in bodily injury coverage per individual, $100,000 bodily injury per accident and $25,000 per property damage. This coverage does not have to be in place when the driver is not on the app. Drivers must carry proof of this coverage, and drivers cannot do the work off the app or in cash….
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The Future of Nashville Transportation
Will the Projected One Million New Nashville Residents Force Improvements to Public Transit and Roadway Infrastructure? Nashville is one of the most booming metropolitan areas in the nation, and our city is expected to have an increased population of one million by 2040. All these new residents moving to our city is a great thing for culture and the economy, but what effect will it have on our roadways? Unfortunately, the down side of living in a thriving city that is expanding quickly is that the roadways and public transportation may not quite be ready to handle all the increased traffic. When roadways are congested and public transportation is pushed to the limit, car and truck accidents may increase. So what is Nashville’s plan to alleviate some of these potential traffic problems? $6 Billion Regional Transit Plan Set to Improve Rail System All Nashville residents know that our current rail…
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