Get 350% More Money with an Attorney

By | Car Accident

Get 350% more money with an attorney. After a busy week at work, Jenna was on her way home to start her weekend. She was less than 5 minutes away from her house, when she heard a loud crash and felt her car being jolted forward – she had just been rear-ended. Jenna went to the hospital to get checked out and was diagnosed with a concussion and a broken wrist. She knew she could make a claim against the other driver’s insurance to help pay for her medical treatment and lost wages (her doctor put her on bed rest…

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Is it Worth Getting an Attorney for a Car Accident: Cost Analysis?

By | Car Accident

The inevitable has just happened, and your world is spinning out of control. Car accidents are no joke, especially when certain things are involved like injuries or worse. If you are finding yourself in a position after an accident where you may be debating the importance of hiring an attorney, then you’ve come to the right place. Knowing when to hire and how much it will cost to hire are important aspects to consider while you debate what to do. Here is what you need to know to help you answer that questions of “is it worth getting an attorney…

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Should I Get an Attorney After a Car Accident? 5 Things You Should Consider

By | Car Accident

You’ve recently been in a car accident and are now wondering to yourself, “Should I get an attorney after a car accident?” Regardless of whether you endured serious physical harm, felt psychologically traumatized, or are having to fork out a lot of money for car repairs, a rental, or a brand new car, you might need to lawyer up. If you are unsure of whether you should contact an attorney, consider the five following factors. 1. Fault is An Indisputable Issue When there is an auto accident, there is often someone whose negligence puts them at fault. However, there are different types…

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Getting Smart with Auto Insurance Claims

By | Car Accident

Filing auto insurance claims is not a trivial process. After months or years of paying premiums, a claim is the moment when you get the benefit of maintaining coverage, so it is important you perform the correct steps in the correct order so you can preserve the coverage you have worked so hard to earn. You need to have your paperwork, pictures, facts and auto insurance information together before you even think about calling your insurance company. Having everything you need will dramatically reduce the possibility of a mistake and will very likely improve your chances of obtaining an adequate…

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Show Me the Money becomes a Number 1 Amazon Bestseller in Legal Self-Help!

By | Car Accident

The just released book, Show Me The Money: 5 Things You Need to Know After Any Car Accident, by Michael Montesi, has surged to become the Number 1 Amazon Bestseller in Legal Self-Help and Personal Injury Law! In this practical guide for car accident victims, attorney Michael Montesi, who has spent over 30 years practicing personal injury law, shares his expertise on how victims can get the relief they deserve. Show Me The Money: 5 Things You Need to Know After Any Car Accident tells you: The information you should gather on the scene A step-by-step guide on how to…

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10 Personal injury mistakes most people make in a personal injury case

By | Car Accident

Feeling Confused after an Accident? 10 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Personal Injury Case If you have been involved in an accident, handling your personal injury case can be frustrating especially if you are facing victimization from the other party. One of the personal injury mistakes that people often make is in the mediation process. This step should be given the same level of diligence, preparation, and assertiveness that is given during a trial. The outcome of the mediation will greatly depend on the performance of your attorney. What you should keep in mind is that many insurance firms…

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Drunk Driving Report: Memphis, TN

By | Car Accident

Drunk Drivers Are Repeat Offenders Government officials and civic organizations, like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are diligent about seeking ways to prevent drunk motorist from being on roadways. Many people believe that under age and young adult drivers create the most problems on highways. Older adults are more likely to have severe alcohol addiction problems and cause most major accidents that lead to personal injury lawsuits. Recent crime statistics prove that a high number of drivers arrested for DUI will most likely be apprehended again in under 5 years. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation analyzed criminal data and found…

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5 Dangerous Driving Situations and How to Avoid Them

By | Car Accident

In their daily work, the attorneys at GKBM frequently witness the results of roadway accidents. As a public service, the law firm strives to promote safer driving. If you encounter any of these five dangerous driving situations, please endeavor to avoid a mishap: Flooded Roadways Many experts recommend that drivers should refrain from entering any submerged stretch of road. Pulling over a safe distance off the road while still on dry land and summoning assistance remains a safer course of action than attempting to cross through a flooded section of road. For one thing, flood waters may prevent a driver from…

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Driving apps for better car safety

By | Car Accident

Driving Apps for Better Car Safety As technology has advanced, putting a small computer in each of our hands, distracted driving has gotten out of control, with some government agencies banning cellphone use while driving, and many others considering such bans to improve safety. Accidents and deaths can and do occur because of distracted driving, and our smartphones can be a real problem. However, those same smartphones can help lower risks and promote driving safety through the use of driving apps. Driving applications that improve safety, reduce accidents and prevent injuries and deaths are readily available, and certainly worth using….

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Being a Car Accident Victim: When It Gets Personal

By | Car Accident

No one ever plans on being injured in an accident. It just happens. Oftentimes, when you least expect it. One minute you are on your way to work, and the next minute someone has crashed into your vehicle leaving you stuck on the side of the road. Not only do you have to try to figure out what happened, but you also have to deal with your injuries and how to pay for repairs and medical expenses during your time recovering. Making Sense of the Mess Does this sound like anything you have ever dealt with in the past? If…

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Action planned to prevent wrong-way car accidents in Tennessee

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Accidents on Tennessee highways involving wrong-way drivers have become a concern to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. It has been determined that most of these car accidents happen at cloverleaf interchanges because of the proximity of the exit and entrance ramps. While plans are being devised to safeguard these interchanges, it was reported that the cloverleaf format is no longer being used when junctions are designed. Two wrong-way car accidents occurred this month, resulting in three injured motorists and one fatality, respectively. Another devastating accident was prevented when an officer reportedly stopped a driver as he or she was entering…

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Tennessee car accidents: Infant dies in crash

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Drivers face many obstacles that could lead to a crash. Many car accidents in Tennessee are caused by distracted driving and/or the negligence of a motorist. Recently, a 3-month-old infant died after being in a devastating accident. The accident happened on a recent Friday morning in Murfreesboro. Police say that a driver was traveling on Highway 99 with another adult and three young children in the northbound direction. The driver came to a stop to allow a turtle to cross the road. A driver of an SUV did not come to a stop and ended up crashing into the back of…

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Motor vehicle accident kills Tennessee woman

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A fatal car accident is devastating — both for the victim and for grieving family members left behind to mourn their loss. A motor vehicle accident is often caused by negligence, such as wrong-way driving or someone driving too fast for prevailing weather conditions. In one recent tragedy, a Tennessee woman was killed after being involved in a three-vehicle accident. The accident happened on a recent afternoon on a highway in Wilson County. Authorities responded to the scene of the crash. Upon a preliminary investigation, police say that an SUV ended up hydroplaning, causing the driver to veer into another lane…

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Research gives hope to those injured in car accidents

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

For Tennessee residents who are seriously injured in an automobile accident, the recovery process can be long and arduous. This is especially true for those who suffer spinal cord injuries, which can lead to the loss of function in several different areas of the body. Damage to the spinal cord is one of the most life-altering injuries that an individual can sustain, and regaining lost function is a goal on which researchers around the world continue to focus. One recent study suggests a breakthrough in spinal cord therapy and offers new hope to individuals who have suffered this grave form…

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