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Teen Traffic Fatalities in Tennessee Reach New Heights

The Governors Highway Safety Association has released a new annual report indicating the state of highway safety across the country, more specifically, with a concentration on teen fatalities. Sadly, the state of Tennessee tied for the largest number… Read More

More Red-Light Cameras Are Going Up in Knoxville

According to the Knoxville Sentinel, red-light cameras are being installed at three more intersections. Cameras will be going up at the following intersections: Kingston Pike and Montvue Road Parkside Drive and Lovell Road Western Avenue and Ed Shouse… Read More

J&J Ordered to Pay Punitive Damages in Mesh Case

According to Reuters, a New Jersey jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $7.76 million in punitive damages to a South Dakota woman who claimed harm from the company's now-recalled Prolift vaginal mesh. The product was made by Ethicon, a subsidiary… Read More

Selling Cutco Knives: Is it a Scam?

Over the past few years, there has been a bit of controversy regarding the sales of Cutco knives.  There is no argument over the quality of the product itself; however, many have expressed concern over Cutco's decision to hand its sales over to a company… Read More

Driver Sued Over Fatal Church Van Accident

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the families of Jeffrey Trussell and Courteney Kaliszewski are suing Tyler Schaeffer over the wrongful deaths of their loved ones. Each family has filed a $10 million complaint against the defendant. Last month,… Read More

Wrong-way Driver Hits Truck

Early Tuesday morning, a driver going the wrong-way caused a collision on Interstate 640. WATE reports that 22-year-old Lauren Steele was travelling the wrong-way on the highway when she struck a tractor-trailer near the Broadway exit. The accident occurred… Read More

Impaired Driving May Have Caused Highway 411 Crash

On Monday, William Hall, who manages the Daily News Express in Madisonville was severely injured in a car accident on Highway 411. Hall had just returned from taking a friend and her daughter to Childrens Hospital when the accident occurred. The Tennessee… Read More

Miner Killed in Claiborne County

On Wednesday morning, a Kentucky man was killed while working in the Kopper Glo mine in Clairfield, TN.  According to the Knoxville Sentinel, Jeremy Perkins was digging inside of the mine when the roof collapsed on him. Several co-workers were with him… Read More

Child Passenger Safety Week

Auto accidents are the number one killer of children 1-12 years old, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The best way to protect young children from car accident injuries is to make sure that you are using the right car seat… Read More

Motorcyclist Crashes after 100 mph Test Drive | Kingsport, TN

A mans test drive of a Suzuki motorcycle in Kingsport, TN went horribly wrong on Friday. According to the Knoxville Sentinel, the man was speeding through downtown Kingston at approximately 100 mph when he crashed into the back of a Honda Odyssey at the… Read More

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