Category: Personal Injury

Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

The National Safety Council recently released its report, “The State of Safety,” in which it ranks all states on specific safety measures. The NSC looked at three main categories, with sub-categories that accounted for a certain percentage of the total main-category score:   Roads Alcohol Impaired Driving: 16% of total category score Child Passengers: 16% […]

TN Crosswalk Injury Lawyer

In September 2015, a middle school student in Memphis was crossing the street to get to school when a Jeep struck her in the crosswalk. She was transported to a hospital for treatment of her injuries. That particular day, the flashing school zone lights weren’t working, and no crossing guard was present because Memphis police […]

School Bus Safety

August 2nd, 2016 by Attorney John Colvin

TN School Bus Injury Attorney

According to the American School Bus Council, the yellow buses that ferry millions of children to and from school compose the largest and safest transportation system in the United States. Buses are designed to be highly visible, and their reinforced shells offer superior crush resistance, making buses safer than the average passenger car. The primary […]

Tennessee Pool Accident Lawyer

Summertime and swimming go hand in hand, but when you head out for a family day at the pool, be on the lookout for signs of unsafe and unsanitary conditions. In Nashville, a recent inspection of more than 800 public pools resulted in the Metro Public Health Department’s closing about 30 pools for failing to […]

Distracted Walking

The hazards of distraction behind the wheel are well documented and much discussed, yet it seems like every single day we learn about more instances in which drivers caused wrecks while using their mobile devices. This is exactly the case in Georgia, where news recently broke about a teenage driver facing multiple charges and a […]

Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyer

According to the National Safety Council, preventable injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Accidents such as house fires, vehicle crashes, drowning, and unintentional poisoning account for a large number of injuries and deaths, and the NSC hopes to help people avoid common causes of accidents with National Safety Month, […]

Tennessee Dog Bite Injury Lawyer

Every year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Sometimes, those bites are minor nips that puncture the skin, but more than 800,000 people each year require medical treatment for dog bite injuries, and about half of those requiring treatment are children. Breeds like pit bulls (the American bull terrier) […]

Recreational Safety

April 6th, 2016 by Attorney John Colvin

TN Personal Injury Attorney

Understanding the Risks of Recreational Activities Tennessee’s lakes, mountains, and forests attract numerous outdoor enthusiasts to the state year-round. From ATV excursions to zip lining, visitors can find a variety of recreational activities to suit their interests. But those activities are not without risk. Every year, people are injured or killed in recreational accidents in […]

Winchester Personal Injury Lawyer

Hot Coffee is a 2011 documentary film, directed by Susan Saladoff (an attorney with 26 years’ experience), that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and later aired on HBO. This informative film currently streams on Netflix. Most people only know Liebeck v. McDonalds as the “hot coffee case.” Many use the case as proof of […]

Tennessee Black Friday Injury Attorney

The stories might be hard to believe, if not for video evidence of the shoving, trampling, shouting, fist fights and ensuing serious injuries. These chaotic and violent episodes are happening more frequently in recent years, as bargain-hungry customers overrun stores the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday fights may erupt as people clamor to get their […]

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