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Two people hurt in Cheatham County solo vehicle accident

Two people were injured when a pickup truck flipped in Cheatham County, ABC News 2 reported on October 2.

Reports coming from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) state the accident occurred at around 12:00 a.m. on Highway 12 North, several miles away from Ashland City. The driver, whose name was not released, reportedly lost control of the vehicle while navigating a sharp curve on that stretch of the highway. The pickup rolled over, crushing the roof. The driver was listed in critical condition, while his male passenger suffered only minor injuries.

If you have been injured in a rollover accident, it is important to enlist a skilled lawyer, especially if you suspected that a design flaw in your vehicle exacerbated the accident. Consult with the Nashville attorneys of Pohl & Berk, LLP today by calling 615-277-2765 to learn more about your legal options and how you may possibly receive your much needed treatment funds.

NHTSA proposes new technology to improve car safety

On Monday, February 3 the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) announced plans to further develop technology that will improve the safety of drivers.

The new proposed technology is called vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology. It will allow for direct communication between cars which could decrease car accidents by 80 percent and improve traffic flow.

NHTSA said several car makers are already designing their cars to include the technology. The NHTSA will likely push a regulatory proposal to require new cars have V2V technology in the near future.

Through driving safety measures are being improved, many people are still involved in car accidents every day. If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence in a car accident, you shouldn’t be responsible for covering the cost of your injuries. The attorneys at Pohl & Berk, LLP, represent Nashville accident victims. Call 615-277-2765 to speak with a member of our legal team today.


California car crash kills actor Paul Walker

Actor Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in Southern California on Saturday, November 30.

Reports said the crash occurred in San Clarita City when the Porsche Carrera GT that Walker and Roger Rodas occupied, slammed into a utility post. Both men died instantly.

In a statement, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said that excessive speed most likely caused the accident. At the time of the crash, Rodas and Walker were en route to an event for Walker’s charity, Reach Out WorldWide.

The legal team at Pohl & Berk, LLP, send our sincere condolences to those affected by this accident. 

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