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Wrongful death claims possible following fatal Tennessee accident

A heartbreaking motor vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer has left a family and community grieving. The surviving family members of this fatal car accident may have the right to take action on behalf of those who lost their lives. Filing claims for their wrongful death may give the family some sense of comfort in the midst of this tragedy. Other Tennessee families going through the aftermath of a fatal car crash may also be able to take action; personal injury attorneys can assist them with this process. 

Victims have rights after personal injury in Tennessee

A fatal weekend crash has authorities investigating the causes and possible charges that may result. Even if officials do not file criminal charges against the allegedly responsible party, victims have the right to take action for themselves or on behalf of a loved one who lost his or her life. Victims that suffer personal injury in Tennessee motor vehicle collisions can seek assistance from legal professionals as they work to exercise their rights.

Tennessee man indicted in fatal car-bicycle accident

Tennessee roads can be dangerous for drivers riding in the largest of vehicles, but those riding bicycles are especially vulnerable. Due to their small profile, bicyclists can be difficult for drivers to see even in the best weather conditions. An accident between a car and bicyclist can often result in devastating consequences.

Harsher charges possible in Tennessee wrongful death accident

In the state of Tennessee, those convicted of driving under the influence are now going to be facing harsher penalties. New laws that have recently gone into effect hope to decrease the number of car accidents and wrongful death resulting from people driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. For one Tennessee woman, these new laws seem to have come a little too late.

Seeking justice on behalf of a loved one in a Tennessee accident

It is devastating to learn that a loved one has been killed in a car crash caused by another motorist's negligence. In such situations, feelings of anger and frustration often accompany grief. In Tennessee, and all other states, an immediate family member may act on behalf of a fatal accident victim to seek monetary judgment against a driver deemed responsible for a victim's death.

Community mourns death of teen after fatal accident

A fatal car car accident recently occurred in Sullivan County that took the life of a teen, the authorities say. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is currently conducting its investigation into the accident that took the life of the 16-year-old female high school junior. The one-vehicle crash took place on a recent Monday afternoon around 4:40 p.m.

Fatal 5-car accident kills 1

In the midst of spring, nice weather and declining gas prices, more and more individuals will be taking road trips this summer. However, more cars on Tennessee roads increase the chances for accidents to occur. A fatal five-car accident recently took the life of one individual. It occurred near Memphis on a recent Saturday morning in May. 

Wrongful death claim may follow accident that killed 1, injured 7

A car crash that occurred recently in Davidson County resulted in one individual's death, as well as seven others' injuries. The fatal accident occurred on a recent Monday in April, local police said. When a Tennessee resident is killed in a car accident due to another driver being at fault, it may be appropriate for the victim's family to establish whether a wrongful death suit is viable.

Fatal accident claims life of father and daughter

A serious car accident that killed two and injured one other occurred recently in Sumner County. The Bethpage accident may have involved a vehicle initiating an illegal pass, police said. When a Tennessee resident is killed in an accident, the victim's loved ones may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Deadly car accident kills 1 in Tennessee

A single-car accident occurred recently that took the life of one individual and injured three others. The accident occurred on a recent Thursday morning near Palmer, located in Grundy County. When a car accident occurs that seriously injures or results in the death of a Tennessee resident, an injured victim or the family of a deceased victim are typically entitled to file a personal injury or wrongful death suit against the responsible party or parties.

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