Category Archives: Personal Injury

How to Prove Fault in a Slip-and-Fall Accident Case

September 13, 2017

Slip-and-fall accidents can occur in a variety of situations, and when they do, the damage you suffer can be severe. As a result of your injuries, you may be dealing with heavy medical expenses and the need for ongoing care and treatment, while being unable to work or engage in activities or hobbies you once […]

Timeline of a Nashville Personal Injury Case

June 15, 2017

If you have been in an accident in Nashville or surrounding areas of Tennessee, you may have a lot of questions about what you need to do next, how to deal with the insurance company, and what you can do to get treatment and compensation for your injuries and property damage. The personal injury attorneys at Bill […]

Do I Really Need A Lawyer to Help With My Personal Injury Claim?

May 15, 2017

While it isn’t unusual for potential clients to ask, “Do I really need a lawyer to help with my personal injury claim?” the fact is that not having experienced legal representation could hurt you and those you love in the long run. As experienced personal injury lawyers, we understand how these situations occur, and the […]

5 Ways to Avoid Nashville Car Accidents

February 5, 2016

Some car accidents are truly unavoidable, but many others occur due to the negligent actions of one or more driver. In this blog, we take a look at five habits that could be considered negligent. If you or a loved one has suffered serious injury as the result of another driver’s negligence, call our Nashville […]

5 Most Dangerous Breeds of Dogs

January 18, 2016

They may be considered “man’s best friend,” but dogs aren’t always very friendly. Strangers aren’t the only ones in danger – in fact, many serious dog bites injure the family and friends of the dog’s owner. Although any dog can be dangerous if improperly trained, several breeds are notorious for their violent nature and the […]

Top Causes of Nashville Trucking Accidents

January 6, 2016

In 2007, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the findings of an unprecedented study into the causes of large truck crashes. They looked at over 960 individual accidents involving large trucks between 2001 and 2003, and reached some interesting conclusions about the most common causes of these serious crashes. Drivers Are The Leading […]

3 Things to Look For in a Personal Injury Lawyer

November 9, 2015

When a car crash or other major accident leaves you with significant injuries, you have a right to pursue fair compensation. However, choosing the right lawyer can often mean the difference between a fair recovery and a failed claim. In this blog, our Nashville personal injury attorney discusses three things to look for when choosing […]

Guide to the Personal Injury Claims Process

September 15, 2015

At Bill Easterly & Associates, our Nashville personal injury attorneys have met people who have been injured in a wide range of scenarios. These scenarios include car accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites, among many others. Despite the differing causes of the injuries, most personal injury claims will still follow a fairly similar process. […]

3 Most Common Types of Auto Accidents

September 8, 2015

Car and truck accidents are an unfortunate reality of today’s modern world. Although cars are safer than ever, they are also faster and require less driver engagement. The following three types of car accidents are among the most common, and are usually the result of careless, reckless, or otherwise negligent driving. If you’ve been injured […]

Single-Vehicle Accidents: Is the Driver Always at Fault?

June 24, 2015

Single-vehicle accidents, as the name entails, only involve one vehicle and one driver. These types of accidents most commonly occur when a driver hits an object along the side of the road, runs off of the road, flips their vehicle or spins out—all without the involvement of a second vehicle. In most cases, it will […]