Tennessee Car Accident Resources and Statutes

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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If you would like to learn more about Tennessee personal injury and car accident laws, research the applicable statutes on your own, or retain a lawyer specializing in Tennessee personal injury law. You will find the resources you need right here.

Tennessee Car Accident Lawyers:

Find an experienced Tennessee Car Accident Attorney at JustAnswer Legal

Post your case to a Connecticut Car Accident Lawyer (it’s free, with no obligations)

Post your auto accident question on the Free Advice Auto Accidents and Vehicle Claims forum

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Tennessee Car Accident Articles:

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works

What is Your Car Accident Injury Claim Worth and Who is at Fault?

Car Insurance and Auto Accidents: Are You Covered?

What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage in Auto Accident Cases

Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster

Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers

Structured Settlements

Do I Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Tennessee Car Accident Resources:

Tennessee Courts Self-Help Center: Legal information and forms for the entire Tennessee Courts system, designed for use by the general public and covering free and low-cost legal help, chancery and general sessions courts, family law, probate, estate, and criminal matters.

Tennessee General Sessions Court: Listing of judges of the Tennessee General Sessions Court, which handles small claims in Tennessee counties.

Tennessee Circuit Courts: Listing of judges of the Tennessee Circuit and Chancery Courts.

Tennessee Department of Safety
1150 Foster Ave. Nashville, TN 37249
(615) 251-5166

Tennessee Department of Transportation: The official site for the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Tennessee Insurance Division: The official site for the State of Tennessee Insurance Division.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traffic Safety Facts: 2006 Overview (NHTSA): Traffic accident injury and fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2006 (NHTSA): Alcohol-related fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Tennessee Car Accident Statutes:

Tennessee Statutes Online: Link to Tennessee codes online.

Tennessee Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 28-3-101 and following (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-12 (Insurance Requirements); Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 16-15-5 (Small Claims Limits); Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 9-8-301 (Claims against government claims through Tennessee Claims Commission).

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