Sep 21, 2017

Concussions and the Increased Risk of Suicide

By |Sep 21, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

A 2016 study by the Canadian Medical Association Journal analyzed the effects of concussions on the risk of suicide. Concussions are a possible injury for anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury due to any type of vehicle accident, sports injury, physical attack, or other trauma to the head. The study was initiated in […]

Sep 19, 2017

Inadequate Truck Driver Training and Trucking Company Vicarious Liability

By |Sep 19, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

While not every truck accident with a passenger vehicle is caused by the truck driver, more often, the passenger vehicle occupants suffer the most severe injuries because of the massive size difference between the two vehicles. Truck drivers receive classroom training and behind the wheel training in how to drive tractor trailers safely, but […]

Sep 14, 2017

Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws in Tennessee

By |Sep 14, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Tennessee law does require that vehicle operators and passengers take specific safety measures before going out on the roads and highways. There are a number of vehicle safety regulations specific to young children:

If the child is less than one year old or weighs under 20 pounds, he or she must be secured in […]

Sep 12, 2017

Why Wide Truck Turns Are So Dangerous

By |Sep 12, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

In any collision with a truck, it is the car and the occupants of the car that will take the brunt of the impact. In many cases, the car occupants may die or suffer serious catastrophic injuries. Many cars think they are safe when then are to the right of a truck while waiting […]

Sep 7, 2017

University of Pennsylvania Study Concludes an Mild TBI is an Oxymoron

By |Sep 7, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

A 2015 study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that mild, concussion-type injuries often cause severe cognitive impairments. The study focused on SNTF, a brain protein, which shows in the blood after a victim suffers some concussions.  SNTF “signals the type of brain damage” that is believed to […]

Sep 5, 2017

Multi-Vehicle Car Crash Near Chattanooga Kills Six People

By |Sep 5, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

An ABC News report confirmed that at least six people died in a nine-vehicle accident on I-75 near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Another nine people were involved in the accident. The cause of the accident was not reported. Multi-vehicle crashes involving multiple fatalities are extremely difficult cases to handle. Even if a determination can be made […]

Aug 31, 2017

The Hard Truth: Facts About Comas

By |Aug 31, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Vehicle accidents often cause Tennessee drivers and passengers to be violently thrown about their car or truck, causing the brain to shake and suffer a traumatic injury. Comas are a potential complication for anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

According to the Mayo Clinic, a coma is a lengthy state of unconsciousness during […]

Aug 29, 2017

Tennessee Car Accidents and Internal Injuries

By |Aug 29, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Car drivers and passengers who are involved in car crashes often die, suffer serious injuries such as traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord damage, break their bones, endure acute nerve and spinal pain, and suffer other injuries. One set of injuries that can go undetected for hours or days is internal injuries. Often, these […]

Aug 25, 2017

Tanker and Pickup Crash Closes Route 412

By |Aug 25, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

The Lewis County Herald reported on May 16, 2017, that a pickup truck and a tanker collided, creating a fire, which caused State Route 412 to be blocked for 17 hours. The accident happened near McClanahan Road in Maury County at about 10:45 am.

The driver of the tanker was taken to the local hospital […]

Aug 23, 2017

20-Year-Old Woman Killed in Nashville Car Crash

By |Aug 23, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Fox 17 News Nashville reported on June 7, 2017, that a 20-year-old woman died when a Ford Taurus driven by an 18-year-old male went off the road, up an embankment, and rolled backward onto the road. The accident happened near I-65 and Fern Avenue in Nashville. The Nashville police did not find any indication […]

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