Whiplash is a common injury many car and truck wreck victims sustain. The injury is caused “by an abrupt backward and/or forward jerking motion of the head and the symptoms may even be delayed for 24 hours or more after your body experiences the “initial trauma” says WebMD. Now, whether the symptoms are delayed or they are felt immediately following the collision, you will likely feel one or more of the following if you were recently involved in a wreck and suffered a whiplash injury. [Read more…] about How Long Does a Whiplash Injury Last?
It was recently reported that the brother of a Philadelphia Eagles football player was killed on December 4th after a car wreck with a drunk driver. Bleacher Report stated that Derek Barnett’s brother, David was driving in Nashville when another motorist heading in the opposite direction crossed into his lane. That driver, who has been identified as Felipe Castelblanco, 47, hit Barnett’s vehicle head-on. [Read more…] about Brother of Philadelphia Eagles Football Player Killed in Drunk Driving Accident
We recognize the month of December for Christmas and New Year’s as well as a time to spend with family and friends. We exchange gifts and count down the days until we can make yet another New Year’s resolution we can only hope to keep. While the month of December is recognized for many different things, one thing people seldomly acknowledge it for is the increase in auto wrecks. During this time of year, there are many anxious, excited, and distracted drivers occupying the roadways which is why so many more collisions tend to transpire. [Read more…] about Tennessee Highway Patrol Urges Drivers to be Patient and Aware on the Roads this Holiday Season
The Bird and Lime scooters have made their way into the news yet again after two wrecks occurred in downtown Nashville involving vehicles.
When Lime and Bird first introduced their scooters to the public, many grew worried over the dangers associated with riding the electric scooter and some even fought to have them banned. While the companies managed to sustain and provide individuals with an alternative form of transportation for months, they have continued to receive criticism as more and more riders suffer from serious injuries in the accidents they are involved in. Nashville Public Radio recently reported that there have been some riders who have suffered brain trauma that was so severe that they would never be the same again. And the physicians at Vanderbilt Medical Trauma ICU have seen their fair share of injuries as well. [Read more…] about Bird and Lime Continue to Receive Backlash as More Scooter Accidents Occur
Find out why it is essential to inspect your tires regularly and how this can save your life.
Your vehicle is made up of various parts that each play a very important role. Your engine allows your vehicle to run while your brakes allow it to stop. Your tires, on the other hand, serve as the foundation of your vehicle and allow it to drive on pavement and other surfaces. Without these parts, you wouldn’t be able to operate your vehicle. Given the fact that each part of your vehicle serves a purpose, it is important that you keep up with your maintenance checks and repair or replace anything that might be damaged, defective, or worn down. [Read more…] about When was the Last Time You Had Your Tires Checked?
GM could be facing a recall after more than 100 complaints have been filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding some of their vehicles. According to MLive, the NHTSA has “launched an investigation into about 2.7 million General Motors trucks and SUVs after receiving complaints concerning brake performance.” Apparently, a few wrecks have already occurred and two injuries have been reported in connection with the potentially defective vehicles. [Read more…] about 2.7 Million GM Vehicles Inspected After Complaints are Filed Regarding Faulty Brake Vacuum Pumps