A Brief Word on the Crash Tax

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Our law firm serves the Memphis tri-state area of western Tennessee, northern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas. Of the three states, only two have banned the so-called crash tax applied in motor vehicle accidents: Tennessee and Arkansas. As time goes on, it’s likely that Mississippi will follow suit. The crash tax is a measure that has been instituted in cities across the nation from New York to California. Supporters – who tend to be city managers and administrators dealing with budget-cuts – characterize the crash tax as a way to recoup the cost of responding to a car wreck and cleaning…

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