Wrongful Death

Aug 26, 2015

Are Independent Emergency Rooms Really Safe?

By |Aug 26, 2015|Medical Negligence, News, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Emergency rooms offer a level of emergency medical care that isn’t available in urgent care centers. They offer more comprehensive treatment options, and can help save your life after a severe injury or in life-threatening conditions. However, most emergency rooms are actually emergency departments, with the benefit of a full staff of specialists and technicians [...]

Aug 8, 2015

Staying Safe at the Fair: What Parents Should Know about Amusement Park Rides

By |Aug 8, 2015|Catastrophic Injury, Child Injuries, Defective Products, News, Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

On Sunday, July 26, 2015, The Tennessean ran a story about an accident on a swing ride in Bowling Green Kentucky. The details were limited, but we know that 12 people were treated for injuries, and the chances are good that some of those 12 were children. The ride, called “the Jitterbug,” tipped over on [...]

Feb 9, 2015

Big-Rigs Safer than Ever, but Lack of Enforcement Creates Danger

By |Feb 9, 2015|Auto Accidents, Safety, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Big trucks can cause big damage when involved in an accident. An analysis of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shows nearly 390,000 big-rig accidents between 2009 and 2013, and more than 14,000 people have died as a result of those accidents. Nearly 25% of those deaths involved trucks that had recently been cited with [...]

Feb 2, 2015

Environmental Working Group Publishes “The Cleaners Hall of Shame”

By |Feb 2, 2015|Child Injuries, Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

The Environmental Working Group is a non-profit organization that focuses on the environment and public health. They recently published the Cleaners Hall of Shame list, which includes products containing carcinogens, asthma instigators, and poisons. “Just 7 percent of cleaning products adequately disclosed their contents. To uncover what’s in common household cleaners, EWG’s staff scientists spent [...]

Jan 20, 2015

Fault Questioned In Fatal School Bus Crash

By |Jan 20, 2015|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

An accident involving two school buses on December 2nd is raising serious questions, and demands serious answers. The Tennessee Depart of Safety and the National Transportation Safety Board are conducting investigations, but police released preliminary findings ahead of the official reports. What We Know So Far According to police, Knox County school bus 44 was [...]

Dec 17, 2014

Takata Faces Second Wrongful Death Action because of Faulty Airbags

By |Dec 17, 2014|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Defective Products, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

The Takata Corporation supplies airbags to many of the cars we drive. In certain models produced since 2001, however, the airbags have failed to keep people safe; in fact, they have done just the opposite. More than 30 lawsuits have been filed against Takata alleging that that the airbags deploy with such force that drivers [...]

Oct 14, 2014

Mourning the Loss of Local Knoxville Youth in Car Crash

By |Oct 14, 2014|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Even though we call Nashville home, we have a soft spot in our hearts for Knoxville. (It was our first capital, after all.) We love the operas and the bluegrass, and we’ll root for our Volunteers no matter what city they play in. Knoxville has suffered a terrible loss; a young man named Andre Sterling [...]

Oct 3, 2014

Personal Injury 101: What is an Accident Reconstructionist?

By |Oct 3, 2014|Auto Accidents, Brain Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

When a personal injury victim files a lawsuit for compensation, that person’s lawyer may use an accident reconstructionist to help build your case. Though they’re primarily used in cases involving motor vehicle crashes, an accident reconstructionist could help build a plaintiff’s case regardless of what kind of incident occurred. What a reconstructionist does It can [...]