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Who can pursue wrongful death damages in Tennessee?

In terms of emotional pain, little compares to the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one in an accident. When the accident was completely preventable and caused by the negligent actions of another party, though, the pain and anguish are even worse. In such instances, many Tennessee residents choose to seek some form of justice and restitution through a wrongful death claim, but not everyone will be legally entitled to such damages. Generally, the people who can pursue wrongful death claims are limited to spouses, parents and children.

Car accident in Tennnesse leaves 1 dead

A car accident can be a deeply unsettling experience in a person's life. An accident that takes the life of a loved one can be traumatizing for those left behind. A car accident killed a 29-year-old Tennessee man last week. According to the authorities, charges are still pending for the driver of the vehicle who caused the head-on collision.

Motorcycle accident in Tennessee kills 2 and injures 1

Motorcycle accidents are often extremely dangerous. Since motorcycles offer no protection, serious injuries or deaths are often the result. In one recent tragic Tennessee accident that occurred in mid-April, a 31-year-old motorcyclist and a 21-year-old man were killed, and a 23-year-old woman was critically injured.

Hit-and-run accident kills Tennessee man

Car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence in Tennessee. Even if everyone involved escapes injury, something as minor as a fender bender can leave the parties affected deeply shaken and overwhelmed emotionally. However, when a car accident results in the death of an innocent victim, Tennessee law provides  an opportunity to pursue a claim for financial recourse for the family of the deceased victim.

Tennessee car accident claims life of toddler

A 3-month-old baby boy, who died in a car accident in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday morning, has been identified. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the baby died as a result of a two-car collision. The accident happened a little after 11 a.m. along Tennessee 99.

Wrongful death claims may follow semi striking mother and son

A Tennessee family from Franklin has to find a way to move forward after a devastating accident that took the lives of two of their loved ones. Winter is typically a time when the number of fatal road accidents increases. In this incident, the fatal victims had actually stopped to help a victim of another accident. The circumstances of their deaths may give rise to wrongful death claims.

Tennessee sees fewer car accident deaths, risk still there

Tennessee residents may be interested in hearing about data that was recently released regarding traffic-related fatalities here in the state. In 2014, reports show that there were 961 total traffic-related deaths. This is a decrease from 995 for the previous year. Reportedly, this is the second-lowest rate of car accident deaths, dating all the way back to 1963.

Accident claims the life of 2 Tennessee drivers

Two drivers died in a Columbia, Tennessee, car accident last week. Tragically, the incident happened just two days prior to Christmas. The fatally injured drivers were a 26-year-old and a 45-year-old. A 25-year-old was also injured, but her injuries were life-threatening. Due to the fatal nature of this accident, wrongful death litigation could be commenced by one or both families of the deceased victims.

Tricks for avoiding a Tennessee car accident

If you want to get serious about safe driving practices in order to avoid an accident, then there are some specific things that you should do and avoid in order to stay as safe as possible. By following the following safe driving practices, Tennessee drivers can dramatically decrease their chances of being in a car accident. You may be surprised to find that you have never heard of some of these practices before.

Do Morgan Three-Wheelers present a car accident risk?

The Morgan Three-Wheeler is a revolutionary motor vehicle designed to impress. With a chrome V-twin engine exposed for all to see and a three-wheeled open-cockpit design, the vehicle is technically classified as a motorcycle -- with all the fatal car accident risks that come along with that status. Tennessee residents who have had a chance to see it will no doubt remember the way it looks. Regardless of its beauty, though, the three-wheeler has also been subjected to two recalls relating to its apparent braking system defects.

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