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Tennessee's Miss Bowling 2016 passes away in car accident

A young woman who was named Tennessee's Miss Bowling back in 2016, when she was just 16 years old, has tragically been killed in a car accident. She was 19 years old at the time of her passing and was a sophomore at Drury University, which is located over in Springfield, Missouri.

Keep your family safe during your summer adventures

Summer travel is a lot of fun for families, but you must ensure that you are taking steps to keep everyone safe while you are on the road. One of the most important things that you can do is make sure that everyone wears their seat belt. This helps to ensure that they stay as safe as possible if there is a wreck. We know that you want to be able to enjoy the summer adventures you have planned.

Many facets of effects of a car wreck exist

Car wrecks have many effects on the victims. Not only do you have to deal with the potential destruction of your vehicle, but you also have to handle the physical injuries that might come. On top of those, there is also the matter of the emotional toll that these events can take on you. All of this can seem overwhelming in the days following the crash.

Victims of wrecks shouldn't be left in financial shambles

Victims of motor vehicle crashes have many things to deal with after the wreck. The financial aspect of the incident is one of the more serious matters that they are going to have to handle because this overflows into every other area of life. We know that you are probably concerned about being able to make ends meet since the accident. We are here to help you seek financial relief through a civil lawsuit against the party who is liable for the accident.

Easter accidents might bring claims for compensation

As the Easter weekend approaches, drivers are going to head out in droves to visit family members and friends. Some might be attending church. All of these drivers have to be careful so that they don't cause any accidents. Unfortunately, there will be some people who get into accidents over the holiday weekend.

Students with a brain injury might need special accommodations

A child who is involved in a car crash might suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In the days immediately following the brain injury, the student might have to remain home from school. Trying to reintegrate them into the classroom can be a challenge, but it is possible if the parents, teachers and school administrators work as a team to do what is best for the child.

Interstate car wrecks can produce very serious injuries

The force of a car wreck that occurs at interstate speeds can lead to catastrophic injuries. These are ones that aren't easy to heal from. In fact, some victims might not ever regain their full abilities after this type of crash. Some might even pass away due to their injuries.

Teens and seniors: Who is responsible for more car crashes?

You have likely heard people complain about both teen drivers and senior citizens. For example, one person brings up the teens' lack of experience and all the risks they take, while another brings up senior citizens' decreasing physical and mental abilities and the mistakes they make.

You have 1 year to file a compensation claim in Tennessee

The symptoms that people face after a car wreck might not appear right away. There is a chance that some injuries won't show up for days or even weeks after the incident. This is often associated with whiplash and brain injuries like concussions. This can be problematic because you might not realize what is going on.

Catastrophic injuries in a car wreck cause lifelong impacts

Life after a serious car wreck is likely going to be very different than your life before it. This is challenging for most people because they will crave their old life. In some cases, you might be able to slowly work toward the goal of getting it back; however, life for people who suffered a catastrophic injury might not ever return to normal. We realize that this is devastating for the victims.

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