Category: Personal Injury

premises liability in Winchester, TN

Under Tennessee’s premises liability laws, property owners and property occupiers may be held liable for injuries/accidents that occur on their land. You may be wondering: What do you need to do to prove fault in a premises liability case? The short answer is that you need strong supporting evidence that demonstrates a property owner’s negligence […]

defective products

Manufacturers and sellers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their products are reasonably safe for consumers. Dangerous and defective products should not make it to the market. A company should not put its bottom line before the health and well-being of ordinary people. Under Tennessee law (Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-28), injured victims can […]

Unfortunately, our region sees more than its fair share of serious injuries. The Tennessee Department of Health reports that the state’s accidental injury rate is nearly 33 percent higher than the national average. The road to recovery after a major accident can be long and difficult—victims may have stacks of medical bills and missing paychecks. […]

personal injury

As defined by the American Bar Association (ABA), “personal injury” is a legal term used to describe an injury to a person’s body or mind instead of to their property. Through a personal injury claim, a plaintiff (injured victim) may be eligible to recover financial compensation for both economic and non-economic losses from a negligent […]

Doctor and Patient

A serious accident can cause a tremendous amount of trauma and disruption to injured victims and their loved ones. Through a personal injury claim, these victims can get justice and much needed financial support. Navigating the personal injury claims process brings challenges. There are plenty of myths and misconceptions about how personal injury law actually […]

Workplace Safety

Everyone deserves safe and fair conditions on the job. Sadly, far too many workplaces in our region are simply too dangerous. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that approximately 60,000 workplace injuries and illnesses are reported in the state of Tennessee each year.  Is your workplace as safe as it should be? It is […]

Menacing Looking Dog

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) reports that nearly five million people suffer dog bite injuries every year. These injuries vary widely in their severity—from relatively minor bites that do not puncture the skin to severe bites that may cause permanent disfigurement or even death.  If you or your child was hurt by a dog, […]

slip and fall in grocery store

Property owners are required to keep their premises reasonably safe for visitors, so when they fail to do so and a visitor is injured as a result, the at-fault party could be held liable for damages. Slip and fall accidents can occur just about anywhere, but there are a few locations where these types of […]

Tennessee premises liability laws

All property owners owe a certain degree of care to ensure that their premises are safe for visitors. How much care need be taken, however, depends in large part on the status of the visitor. If, for instance, a person is invited onto a retail store’s premises for business purposes, that company will need to […]

Personal injury law

We are all required to use a certain degree of care when dealing with other people in our day-to-day lives. While many of us take great care to ensure that we don’t endanger others, many are not so conscientious. The worst-case scenario in these situations is that an innocent bystander is injured as a result […]

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