Archive for the ‘Tennessee News’ Category
Friday, November 4th, 2011
According to the Tennessean, a survivor of a near-fatal drunken driving car accident will address 440 high school students in Nashville, Tennessee, in November 2011.Â The accident occurred in 1994, when the speaker was 17 years old.Â After drinking alcohol at a Knoxville bar, the speaker decided to drive himself home.Â He lost control of his vehicle and eventually crashed into a tree.Â He was airlifted to a Knoxville hospital where he was comatose for three months.Â The speaker has referred to the decision to drink and drive as the â€śbiggest mistake of [his] life.â€ť
Back in 1994, the speaker felt an urge shared by many Tennesseans today, to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol.Â Sometimes drivers disregard the risks of driving while intoxicated and place themselves and others in harmâ€™s way.Â If you have lost a loved one in a car accident caused by a drunk driver in Shelby County, call Corey B. Trotz, an experienced Memphis auto accident attorney, at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â Corey B. Trotz practices law at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť), a large plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm that fights for car accident victims and families.
You can feel confident that Team NST can properly handle your claim.Â NST lawyers stay up to date with the latest Tennessee driving and insurance laws, courtroom trends, and litigation techniques.Â NST lawyers utilize this knowledge when developing the damages portion of a personal injury claim.Â Losing a loved one may entitle surviving family members to damages for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.Â Your NST lawyer can retain experts to calculate and prove these damages.Â For instance, medical experts can document the cost of hospital bills and procedures incurred by the deceased between the crash and his death.Â Vocational economists can calculate the deceasedâ€™s lost wages.Â Psychiatric experts can speak with surviving loved ones and determine the extent of mental pain, suffering, and emotional stress experienced as a result of the fatal crash.Â Your NST lawyer may also pursue punitive damages if the defendant driver was convicted of driving under the influence (DUI).Â Memphis courts award punitive damages to deter defendants and members of the community from engaging in a certain conduct such as drinking and driving.
To speak to a Tennessee personal injury attorney at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, call 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 or visit www.nstlaw.com.Â NST Law, with 28 lawyers and a support staff of over 100 secretaries, investigators, and paralegals, is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee.Â At NST Law, our car accident attorneys aggressively pursue maximum damages for clients while doing everything possible to take care of them along the way.Â With over 20 years experience fighting for victims of fatal car accidents, you can feel confident that NST Law has the tools to effectively handle your claim and fight for the compensation you deserve.Â Call Corey B. Trotz today and let Team NST get started on your auto accident case.
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as distracted driving, texting while driving, and driving under the influence of alcohol. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that drowsy driving causes over 100,000 car accidents each year in the United States, leading to an average of 40,000 injuries and 1,550 fatalities. Drowsy driving accidents are not foreign to Memphis and Shelby County. In 2002, Memphis teen Kyle Kiinhl was killed by a driver who fell asleep at the wheel. To spread the message about drowsy driving, family and friends set up the annual Kyle W. Kiinhl Foundation Eye Opener 5K and Run.
Common knowledge tells us that as one becomes tired, his or her motor functions tend to decline. This is no different for drivers. As drivers become drowsy and tired, they may lose depth perception, may have slower reaction times, and face the possibility of falling asleep at the wheel. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident caused by a drowsy driver in Memphis, Germantown, or Frayser, call Tennessee auto accident attorney Corey B. Trotz at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 today. Corey B. Trotz has handled car accident cases for over twenty years at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť), the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee. Corey B. Trotz and Team NST can thoroughly investigate your accident and help you recover maximum compensation against a negligent driver.
NST Law helps surviving loved ones recover maximum damages for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering through pre-trial settlements and jury verdicts. Throughout the legal process, NST lawyers utilize up to date knowledge of Tennessee driving laws, courtroom trends, and litigation techniques. To prove these damages, your NST lawyer can retain experts in various fields. For example, if your loved one incurred medical bills between the crash and her death, NST Law may retain medical experts to document those costs. Next, NST Law can consult with vocational economists to compute your loved oneâ€™s lost wages. Vocational economists take your loved oneâ€™s age, occupation, and experience into account when calculating what she would have reasonably earned during her lifetime. Finally, NST Law realizes that surviving loved ones may suffer emotionally after losing a son, daughter, mother, father, or other close family member. Thus, NST Law can retain psychiatric experts to determine the extent of a surviving loved oneâ€™s pain and suffering. With experience handling all types of motor vehicle accident cases, Corey B. Trotz and NST lawyers are capable of clearly explaining these damages to judges, juries, and opposing attorneys.
At NST Law, our attorneys look out for clientsâ€™ best interests by providing personal attention as they navigate through difficult periods in their lives. For a free initial consultation on your case, do not hesitate to call NST Law at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004. At this free consultation, Corey B. Trotz or other Team NST car accident attorneys can answer your questions, address your concerns, and describe the services the firm provides. In addition, NST Law can determine how to proceed with your claim. For reliable and dependable legal representation from experienced Memphis auto accident attorneys, call Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz today.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Knoxville Police Department and Knox County Sheriffâ€™s Office arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence (DUI) over Memorial Day weekend in May 2011.Â These officers responded to a total of 76 car crashes throughout the weekend, some of which involved alcohol.Â Fortunately, there were no reported traffic accident fatalities.
Memorial Day weekend often includes parties and get-togethers where friends and family gather to celebrate a long weekend and the beginning of summer. At these events, alcohol is frequently served.Â Further, many people drive after consuming alcohol.Â In Tennessee, a driver can be convicted of DUI if he or she operates a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content above .08. If you have been hit and injured by a drunk driver in Knoxville or Knox County, call Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť) at 865-684-1000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 to discuss your case with one of our experienced auto accident attorneys. Driving under the influence is one way a driver can be negligent and liable in a car crash, and the Tennessee car accident attorneys at NST Law can prove a defendant driver violated Tennessee law.Â For example, NST Law can retain a toxicologist to prove a driverâ€™s blood alcohol content was over the legal limit at the time of the car accident.
In a drunk driving car accident, a victim can suffer severe injuries, such as spinal cord damage, broken arms, broken legs, brain trauma, and neck injury.Â Besides the obvious physical pain a victim can experience, the victim can suffer financially and emotionally.Â Injuries can require expensive surgeries, medical procedures, physical therapy, and medication.Â A recovery process can take years to complete.Â In addition, a victim can be forced to miss work or be unable to fully perform his or her job functions.Â These scenarios can lead to lost wages and a loss of earning potential.Â At NST Law, we can utilize the services of medical and vocational economic experts to document past medical bills, project future medical expenses, and compute lost wages.Â These injuries and financial obligations may also bring about anxiety, emotional stress, pain, and suffering.Â Our car accident attorneys fight for clients to recover damages for the mental anguish they experience as a result of being injured in a car accident.Â While our lawyers aggressively pursue damages for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and permanent disability, NST Law can also seek punitive damages awarded against the defendant driver if he or she is convicted of DUI.Â Tennessee courts award punitive damages to punish a defendant and deter members of the community from engaging in certain conduct, such as drinking and driving.Â NST lawyers have knowledge of these punitive damages laws and understand how to pursue them.
For a free initial consultation on your car accident case, call a Knoxville auto accident attorney at NST Law at 865-684-1000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â Our car accident attorneys can answer your questions and help determine what your next step should be.Â With over twenty years experience handling drunk driving car accidents in Knoxville, you can trust Team NST has the resources to effectively handle your case or lawsuit.
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (â€śTDOTâ€ť) will sell advertisement time and space on its trucks and phone lines to businesses and companies in an effort to raise money to fund road construction and maintenance projects in Tennessee.Â Recently, legislators proposed two bills for Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to sign.Â One bill provides for sales of advertising signs on TDOT HELP trucks that aid motorists on highways.Â The other bill provides for sales of 15-second commercials on TDOTâ€™s â€ś511â€ť phone system that gives Tennessee traffic conditions to callers.Â The money raised from the sales will go directly to Tennesseeâ€™s Highway Fund that pays for construction and maintenance of Tennessee roads, such as Interstate 40, Interstate 240, Interstate 24, and Interstate 55.
These TDOT bills aim to ultimately increase safety conditions for drivers in Tennessee by maintaining roads, highways, and interstates, and providing drivers with the most current traffic conditions.Â At Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, our car accident lawyers understand the risks and dangers that Tennessee drivers can face.Â If you or a loved one has been injured in a Tennessee car accident, call the Tennessee auto accident lawyers at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť) at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â NST Law, with 28 lawyers and a support staff of over 100, has handled Tennessee car accident cases for over twenty years and has the resources, knowledge, and skills to effectively handle your case and fight for you to recover maximum compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, permanent disability, and lost wages.
To help you recover every dollar you are legally entitled to, your NST lawyer can retain medical experts to document current and future medical expenses and can also retain experts to develop economic reports detailing lost wages and diminished earning capacity for clients who have suffered injuries resulting in long-term or permanent disability, such as spinal cord damage, nerve damage, and loss of limbs.Â In addition, NST Law has the resources to prepare psychosocial reports and develop life care plans to suit our clientsâ€™ needs.Â Further, NST Law can commission a day-in-the-life video to show a jury how a clientâ€™s injuries affect his or her daily life.
If you have been injured in a car accident in Tennessee, call the Tennessee car wreck attorneys at NST Law at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004. Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz has offices in Memphis, Jackson, and Knoxville and is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee.Â Call NST today for a free consultation on your case.
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