The decision to drink or take other intoxicating substances does not only affect a driver's future; it may also lead to another family losing a loved one. In the event that a crash can be attributed to drunk driving, the victims' families may have recourse to seek justice through a wrongful death civil lawsuit. Recently, Tennessee officials arrested and charged a man with killing a woman while he was driving impaired.
Injuries from a car accident run the gambit from bruising and whiplash to broken bones and life-altering disabilities. Oftentimes it’s obvious what kind of physical impact a car accident victim experiences, but delayed symptoms may show up hours or even days after a crash.
Many individuals experience drowsiness at the wheel after a lack of sleep. A routine of traveling to and from work daily may cause drivers to zone out and be inattentive to changing traffic conditions. Driving while tired impairs reaction time and may result in a serious personal injury lawsuit against you.
Traveling along Tennessee's highways can be challenging under the best conditions. When motorists fail to exercise due diligence at all times, then serious car accidents are an ever-present danger. Recently, one family experienced the devastation of losing several members in a fatal crash.
A car accident happens in a matter of seconds. The damages that result from an accident last much longer. Injury after an accident can lead to present and future issues, both physically and financially. You will want to seek compensation for your injuries due to a negligent driver. In the beginning, you might feel like filing a personal injury claim by yourself is adequate. There are some important aspects of the process to consider first.