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Compensation for a Wrongful Death Claim

If someone you love was killed in an accident caused by another’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is intended to provide compensation to the decedent’s surviving dependents, including… Read More

Can I Hold a Hospital Liable for Medical Malpractice?

Although many medical malpractice cases are based on a doctor’s negligence, there may be cases where a hospital is liable for the patient’s injury. Hospitals have an obligation to implement procedures and employ qualified staff members that meet the… Read More

Who Can Be Held Liable After a Truck Accident

Commercial truck accidents are distinct from other kinds of accidents because any number of people or entities may be involved. This can make it difficult to determine which parties may be responsible for the damages caused by a truck accident. If you… Read More

What is the Difference Between a Workers’ Compensation Claim and a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When a worker is injured on the job, he or she may have several options to recover the compensation he or she needs after the accident.   Although most employees are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim with their employer, some may be entitled… Read More

Court Documents Show Goodyear Covered Up Deadly Tire Defect

Recently unsealed court documents show that Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. actively covered up claims linking its model G159 tire to numerous injury and death claims.   Since Goodyear released its model G159 tires in 1996, more than 40 lawsuits have been… Read More

Who Is Liable for Defective Product Injuries?

When someone is injured by a defective product, several parties could be held liable for the victim’s injury. However, determining which party is liable depends on what caused the product to become dangerous or harmful for users. An experienced attorney… Read More

How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Case in Tennessee?

If you were injured by a health care provider’s negligence, you must file your claim within Tennessee’s statute of limitations. However, the start of this deadline may vary depending on the circumstances of your case. If you are filing a medical malpractice… Read More

What are Tennessee’s Pedestrian Laws

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, it often results in the pedestrian suffering serious life-threatening injuries. In order for pedestrians to stay safe while walking near traffic, it is important to know and follow Tennessee’s pedestrian laws. If… Read More

5 Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Because of the size and weight of a commercial semi-truck, a collision involving one of these vehicles can be devastating. Often, truck accident victims suffer severe injuries that can result in permanent disability or death. If you or someone you love… Read More

Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Impairment Rating

Tennessee workers who are injured on the job may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, the amount of benefits an employee is entitled to receive often depends on his or her medical impairment rating. Generally, an employee is entitled… Read More

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