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SUING DRUNK DRIVERS FOR INJURIES

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Every day in America, 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes. That’s one person every 53 minutes! Alcohol is absorbed directly through the walls of the stomach and small intestine, fairly quickly. It enters into the bloodstream …

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The Distracted Driver

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As an injury attorney, I see many accidents caused by distracted driving. Here are some of the biggest distractions: Share this with those drivers you care about. Mr. Peel seeks justice for those injured in motorcycle, truck and car accidents, …

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AVOIDING DEER STRIKES IN TENNESSEE

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Every Fall, the normally docile deer become oblivious to traffic.  A few seem to transform into car-seeking missiles. Ever seen a teen walking with her face in her phone? That’s the idea. The Tennessee Highway Patrol cautions motorists every year …

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After Accident Calls

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

No one legitimately calls you to offer you free medical treatment after an accident. Sometimes after an accident you will get phone calls saying that they are with the insurance company and they want you to go to a certain …

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When a Robot Car Hits Me, Whom Do I Sue?

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Volvo has claimed it will take full liability for accidents caused in so-called “self-driving” mode. This differs from Tesla’s stance. Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla, has announced recently that every one of its newest automobiles will come complete …

Yellow Paint

Six Inches of Yellow Paint

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Separating all of us from death in a head-on collision is… six inches of yellow paint. Future generations will look back in disbelief. They will be unable to comprehend that not so long ago, real-life, otherwise- intelligent adults drove 5,000-pound …

Too Gassed Up?

Too Gassed Up?

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

Yes, this one is real. The company that was sued here (“the defendant”) operates an Exxon convenience store on U.S. Highway 11W, also known as Rutledge Pike, in Knox County, Tennessee. The store consists of three connected portions—a convenience market …

Driving Your Friend's Car

Driving Your Friend’s Car

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What happens if you are driving a friend’s car with permission, and you have an accident? Let’s assume first, that you are the one at fault in causing the crash, and that people in another car are injured. Believe it …

Teenage Driving Often Deadly

Teenage Driving Often Deadly

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Ask any teen made to pay his or her own car insurance and they will tell you: it’s expensive!!! Since insurance is all about risk, these high premiums indicate the problem. Drivers aged 16- to 19-year-olds are far more at …

What To Do After An Accident

What To Do After An Accident

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You thought they were going to stop. They pulled right out like you were not there. There was no way you could avoid them. You may have found yourself in this situation before. After an accident, people are stunned, injured …

Don't Hire A Lawyer

Don’t Hire A Lawyer

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Has an insurance company ever told you, “Don’t hire a lawyer, we will never pay you more?” Some of my clients have heard that before. Fortunately for them, they did not listen. Here are some cases where offers were made …