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Children are Swallowing Detergent Pods

Laundry detergent capsules are easy to use, but pose a health threat to young children. Kids are attracted to the small colorful packets that resemble candy.  Health officials have received numerous reports of children swallowing the detergent pods. CNN… Read More

Greg Coleman Named one of the Top Attorneys by Cityview

Cityview Magazine has named Greg Coleman to the list of Top Attorneys 2012. Every year, Cityview asks members of the Knoxville Bar Association to name the best attorneys in their respective fields. The magazine asks the participating attorneys to nominate… Read More

Survivor Files a Lawsuit Over Hit-and-Run Accident

Sarah Tinder, who saw three people killed in a hit-and-run accident, has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the accused driver. In May, Tinder's car stalled when she ran out of gas. She pulled over on the side over the road, put on her emergency lights… Read More

Woman Charged in Knoxville Hit-and-Run Accident

Almost a year after two men were struck and injured in hit-and-run accident, a woman has been charged with the crash. On Sunday, Townsend police arrested Amy Myers for the hit-and-run crash. She was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, two counts… Read More

Concussions on the Rise for College Football Players

A new study found that concussions have increased among college football players at the three U.S. Service Academies: the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Concussions increased from 23 in… Read More

$9 Million Verdict in DUI Lawsuit

Last week, a Tennessee jury awarded Jessica Volz $9.25 million in a drunk driving lawsuit. The jury awarded the money to Volz in a civil lawsuit against Ken Davis; she was awarded $350,000 in past damages, $150,000 in future damages and $8.75 million… Read More

Asbestos Found In Federal Building

According to WATE, the federal building in Oak Ridge was closed over the weekend after asbestos was discovered during an inspection. Approximately 350 Department of Energy employees work there, also U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann keeps in office in the building. The… Read More

Eye Burns Linked to Contact Lens Cleaner

The Institute for Safe Medical Practices (ISMP), a patient safety group, claims that Clear Care contact lens cleaner does not adequately warn consumers about the dangers of using the product incorrectly. The patient safety group insists that Clear Care… Read More

Troubled Pharmacy linked to Eye Infections

According to CBS News, federal health official have confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across 7 states. All of the patients had undergone some type of eye procedure, including surgery or injections. The CDC reports that 23 people had some… Read More

Dole Recalls Bagged Salad

According to the Associated Press, Dole Food is recalling 756 cases of bagged salad due to possible salmonella contamination. Dole is recalling the Seven Lettuces salad with a use-by date of April 11, 2012, UPC code 71430 01057 and product codes 0577N089112A… Read More

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