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, […]

sharing the road with motorcycles

Although motorcyclists are sometimes stereotyped as risk-takers, the reality is that the majority of multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcycles are caused by the drivers of full-sized automobiles. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation reports that motorists are nearly three times more likely than bikers to be at-fault for these types of wrecks.  Public safety officials believe that the […]

driving near big trucks

Driving near a large vehicle can cause a sudden rush of anxiety—and with good reason, large vehicles have the potential to be extremely dangerous. According to data provided by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, more than 140 people were killed in large vehicle accidents in the state in 2017 alone. Many hundreds […]

Tennessee nursing home laws

Moving a loved one into a nursing home is difficult. You should be able to rely on the facility to provide safe, reliable care—unfortunately, that does not always happen. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem in the United States. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports that around one in nine nursing home […]

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 […]

Traffic Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be a frightening and traumatic experience, especially for those who sustain serious injuries. It’s still important, however, for motorists who find themselves in this position to take certain steps, including seeking medical attention, obtaining the contact information of the other parties involved, and retaining an attorney. To learn […]

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 […]

BIG PHARMA: PROFITS OVER HEALTH & SAFETY Part II- The American Insulin Crisis Multiple stories by The Washington Post and other media outlets have reported on the high cost of insulin being a life-saving medication whose price is skyrocketing, which is causing some desperate diabetics to start rationing and risking their lives due to unaffordability […]

Part I- The American Opioid Epidemic Recently the pharmaceutical industries have been on the forefront of investigations launched by not only federal agencies, but by the national media. The Washington Post recently spotlighted, in a 3-installment investigative series, the opioid epidemic and the DEA data that they prevailed upon the courts to release.  The data […]

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