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Parking Lot Accidents and How to Avoid Them

There is a lot going on in parking lots; people walking, cars backing out, motorists circling the area in search for parking and shopping carts occupying parking spaces. Parking lots are hot spots for accidents waiting to happen. Nearly 20 percent of… Read More

Why Does the Insurance Company Want a Recorded Statement?

If you suffer an injury in a car accident and file an insurance claim, the insurer will likely ask you to give a recorded statement. This may seem like a reasonable request, but most accident victims do not know the reasons why the insurance company is… Read More

What are the Most Dangerous Distracted Driving Habits?

We are a nation who loves to multitask, from reading a book while getting in a workout to listening to an educational podcast while eating a nutritious meal. However, multitasking is not something that should be practiced while driving, particularly when… Read More

Do I Have a Product Liability Case?

As consumers, we often trust that the products we purchase are safe, but unfortunately thousands of injuries are caused by defective products each year. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that in 2010 alone, more than 38 million people… Read More

Mudslide Sends Pickup Truck Down 200-Foot Embankment, Kills Driver and Sends Another Person to Hospital

At 2:45 a.m. yesterday morning there was a mudslide on a section of State Route 70 in Hawkins County that caused the road to collapse down the side of a mountain. The mudslide sent a Chevy pickup truck and a GMC Envoy crashing down the side of a 200-foot… Read More

Laws Affecting Your Car Accident Claim

If you were injured in an auto accident on a Tennessee road caused by another driver's negligence, and you want to pursue compensation, there are a few laws you should learn about because they could significantly impact your claim. For example, it is… Read More

Common Medical Errors that May Lead to a Lawsuit

We trust doctors and other medical providers with our health and sometimes our lives. Unfortunately, sometimes doctors make mistakes that can put your health and possibly your life at risk. Below, learn more about some common medical errors that may… Read More

Winter Driving Tips in Tennessee

Even though Tennessee is part of the south, the state can still fall victim to icy roads, heavy rain and thick sleet during the winter months. These conditions can make your commute to work and other driving trips dangerous and put you at higher risk… Read More

What You Should Know About Overtime Pay

The holidays are a tough time for retail employees who work long hours to accommodate all the holiday shopping. And just when it seems to be over, the return season begins. Considering all the time they put in, retail employees may be wondering if they… Read More

Understanding the Hours of Service Regulations for Truck Drivers

State and federal laws apply to commercial truck drivers to try to minimize the number of accidents caused by fatigued driving. Federal hours of service regulations limit the amount of time that a truck driver can drive before he or she is required to… Read More

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