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Apr 10, 2024

What to Do After a Fender Bender Accident in Knoxville

By |April 10th, 2024|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What to Do After a Fender Bender Accident in Knoxville

Most of us have experienced car accidents like fender benders. But don’t be fooled: even “minor” accidents can cause serious injuries. After all, if the impact was enough to bend your fender, then it was enough to cause you harm. If you’ve been injured in a fender bender, seek medical help immediately and contact an experienced personal injury attorney. What is a fender bender? A fender bender is a term used to describe a automobile [...]

Apr 3, 2024

What Are the Collateral Consequences of a Marijuana Conviction?

By |April 3rd, 2024|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on What Are the Collateral Consequences of a Marijuana Conviction?

Marijuana convictions in Tennessee can carry consequences that extend beyond the courtroom. While the legal penalties for marijuana offenses are significant, you may face a variety of consequences that can affect many aspects of your life. Today we want to talk about the collateral consequences of a marijuana conviction. Employment restrictions Employment opportunities can be severely limited for individuals with marijuana convictions in Knoxville. Many employers conduct background checks as part of their hiring process, and [...]

Mar 27, 2024

What Is “Lost Earning Capacity” in a Knoxville Personal Injury Case?

By |March 27th, 2024|Personal Injury|Comments Off on What Is “Lost Earning Capacity” in a Knoxville Personal Injury Case?

After suffering an injury in an accident, you may hear a lot of unfamiliar legal and insurance terminology. One of these terms is “lost earning capacity,” which is not the same as loss of income. Lost earning capacity is a general category of damages that compensates for your ability to earn money in the future. It refers to the money you could have made but are unable to because of an injury that prevents you from working. Loss [...]

Mar 20, 2024

Is it Ever a Good Idea to Take a Plea Bargain?

By |March 20th, 2024|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Is it Ever a Good Idea to Take a Plea Bargain?

Criminal defendants often face a critical juncture in the criminal justice process – whether to accept a plea bargain or proceed to trial. In some cases, a plea bargain may be in your best interests. However, you should never accept a plea bargain without first speaking with an experienced Knoxville criminal defense attorney who can answer all of your questions. This decision carries a variety of implications, which can shape your case and determine its outcome. [...]

Feb 14, 2024

What Kinds of Photos Should I Take of My Knoxville Accident?

By |February 14th, 2024|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What Kinds of Photos Should I Take of My Knoxville Accident?

After being in a car accident, motorcycle accident, or any other type of accident, you may be curious to know what type of evidence will help you build a strong case against the individual who is responsible. This is great thinking, as you want to ensure that you have everything ready and in order when reaching out to an attorney about your case. One of the first and most valuable pieces of evidence that your Knoxville [...]

Feb 7, 2024

The Truth About Being Arrested

By |February 7th, 2024|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on The Truth About Being Arrested

Almost everyone has seen their fair share of arrests on television shows. You watch a police officer handcuff a person, state their Miranda Rights, and then push them into the backseat of a police vehicle. While you may think that this is what happens in real arrests, it is important to remember that what you saw is based on television, and what happens on television shows does not typically play out the same way in real [...]

Jan 31, 2024

What Is a Blind Spot Accident?

By |January 31st, 2024|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on What Is a Blind Spot Accident?

A blind spot accident occurs when two vehicles are involved in a crash because one driver was unable to see the other vehicle. Large commercial trucks and 18-wheelers have several large blind spots, meaning that it is very common for truck drivers to fail to see other drivers. Therefore, if you are driving next to, behind, or in front of a semi-truck, you should be aware of the fact that you may be in their blind [...]

Jan 24, 2024

Defenses for Drugged Driving in Knoxville

By |January 24th, 2024|DUI|Comments Off on Defenses for Drugged Driving in Knoxville

If you are caught driving with drugs in your system, the consequences may be extremely serious. You may be charged with driving while under the influence (DUI), which is a serious criminal offense that can change your life and lead to long-term repercussions. However, it is important to remember that an arrest or charge does not necessarily make you guilty, and your attorney will do everything they can to protect your rights and prove your innocence. [...]

Jan 19, 2024

What Does My Knoxville Car Crash Report Say?

By |January 19th, 2024|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on What Does My Knoxville Car Crash Report Say?

When a driver is involved in any type of car accident and law enforcement is called, the responding officers are required to fill out and submit a car crash report before leaving the scene. This report usually explains to authorities what happened during the crash, what the officer saw at the scene of the accident, and who may be liable. Several days after your car accident, you may start to think about what legal routes you [...]

Oct 4, 2023

Navigating the Insurance Claim Process After a Knoxville Motorcycle Accident

By |October 4th, 2023|Motorcycle Accidents|Comments Off on Navigating the Insurance Claim Process After a Knoxville Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents are usually severe, traumatic, and life-altering due to their much smaller size compared to trucks and automobiles. In fact, motorcycle riders often suffer catastrophic injuries, which may cause them to cope with pain and suffering for the rest of their lives. When going through a tough and time-consuming recovery from a motorcycle accident, you may feel lost and overwhelmed about how to navigate the motorcycle accident insurance claim process in Knoxville, TN. When this [...]

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