Feb 16, 2017

Signals, Bells & Whistles: How Driver Error Destroyed Two FedEx Trucks

By |Feb 16, 2017|Personal Injury|0 Comments

FedEx is known for making delivery deadlines and accident headlines. The transportation company has been much in the news lately for accidents caused mostly by distracted or drowsy drivers, the result of tight deadlines and lax safety concerns. A new pair of accidents highlights the company’s driver safety issues and raises new concerns regarding […]

Feb 14, 2017

Chrisley Crash Highlights Common Problem: Post-Accident Driver Anxiety

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

Savannah Chrisley, daughter of real estate mogul Todd Chrisley and star of the reality television show Chrisley Knows Best, was recently in a car accident that shattered one of her vertebrae. The high-profile accident prompted an outpouring of sympathy on social media and well wishes for star’s recovery. The nineteen-year-old reality star is expected […]

Feb 10, 2017

A Couple’s Journey Through the Trials of Traumatic Brain Injury

By |Feb 10, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Hope and Bill Moffett enjoyed years together as partners in more than one endeavor; their marriage included a blended family of six and nine grandchildren, and the two collaborated in wine trade publications, seminars and shows. Together, the couple traveled regularly to attend tastings and judge events. In 2008, they were looking forward to […]

Feb 8, 2017

A Community Worked Together to Provide 192 Preschool Students with Free, Custom Fitted Helmets

By |Feb 8, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Jana Akagi works at the Oak Ridge School’s Preschool. Her husband, Jim, just so happens to be the Oak Ridge Police Department’s Chief. When Jana mentioned one day that the school was having a difficult time finding enough properly fitting safety helmets for all 192 students, Jim decided to get involved. It took some […]

Jan 26, 2017

What You Need To Know About Heart Disease And Misdiagnosis

By |Jan 26, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The last days of 2016 saw a string of high-profile deaths. From Carrie Fisher to George Michael to Debbie Reynolds, these recently departed celebrities all had one thing in common; heart problems. Heart disease is the number one cause of death around the world, but the phrase doesn’t refer to a single condition. Rather, […]

Jan 25, 2017

Big Transportation Companies Have Big Accidents

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

We don’t often give the flashing lights and clanging bells at a train crossing a second thought, but the devices are literal lifesavers. Thankfully, train collisions are far less common than commercial truck accidents, but they are often far more violent. A fully loaded 18-wheeler can weigh up to 40 tons, whereas the engine […]

Jan 19, 2017

Sleep Patterns and Brain Injury Appear to be Closely Linked

By |Jan 19, 2017|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

A recent study from the University of Montreal examined the sleep patterns of 30 patients who had been hospitalized for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. The results, published recently in the journal Neurology, appear to establish that sleep cycles can accurately indicate the degree of brain injury. Further, it appears that the quality […]

Jan 17, 2017

Drunk Driving Is on the Rise Again

By |Jan 17, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|0 Comments

With 2016 poised to continue an increase in traffic fatalities not seen since the 1960s, we’re once again taking a look at the factors that contributed to the unprecedented spike. Recently, we wrote about the staggering numbers of distracted drivers on the road. Now, it looks like drunk driving may have contributed just as […]

Jan 12, 2017

Truck Driver Who Killed 6 in 2015 Pileup Was High on Methamphetamines

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

In June 2015, Benjamin Brewer drove his 18-wheeler into a construction zone at about 80mph. Traffic in the construction zone had slowed to crawl, but Brewer made no attempt to evade a collision or brake his rig. He caused a chain-reaction collision that involved 7 cars and 18 people; when the dust settled, six […]

Dec 29, 2016

TBI Makes You More Likely to Have a Stroke

By |Dec 29, 2016|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tell us that traumatic brain injury contributes to about 30% of all injury deaths, and that more than 100 people die every day in the US from injuries that include TBI. The amount of new injuries every year pales in comparison to the number of people who […]

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