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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Why Buying Auto Insurance Immediately Following an Accident Is Not the Smartest Move

By Fox & Farley |

If you are injured in a car accident, your ability to recover damages often depends on whether or not the negligent driver was properly insured at the time of the crash. Obviously, Tennessee law requires all drivers to carry a certain amount of auto insurance coverage. But not every driver complies with this rule–just… Read More »

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New Jersey AG Sues Opioid Manufacturer for Deceiving Consumers

By Fox & Farley |

As the nationwide opioid crisis continues to claim more victims, state law enforcement officials are increasing their efforts to hold negligent pharmaceutical companies accountable. On November 13, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal filed a lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary responsible for selling a number of popular opioid… Read More »

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New Federal Rules Might Lead to More Truck Accidents

By Fox & Farley |

Trucking accidents can be devastating for other drivers and passengers on the road. A commercial semi-truck may weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds, which means it can do serious damages if not operated properly. Unfortunately, many commercial truck drivers are under enormous financial pressure to stay on the road as long as possible–which can lead… Read More »

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Court of Appeals Reinstates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Arising from Fatal Motorcycle Accident

By Fox & Farley |

A personal injury case must be rooted in the defendant’s failure to meet a “duty of care” owed to the plaintiff. For example, all motorists owe a duty of care to the other drivers on the road to obey traffic laws and not drive in a reckless manner. But establishing a duty of care… Read More »

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CPSC Fines Costco $3.85 for Selling Defective Trash Cans

By Fox & Farley |

There are many everyday products that may pose a safety risk to consumers if there’s an undisclosed manufacturing or design defect. When a company is caught selling a defective product, it may be held liable not only by private lawsuits filed by injured consumers, but also by federal regulators charged with protecting the public…. Read More »

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Nashville Truck Stop Owner Not Responsible for Security Guard’s Fatal Shooting of Customer

By Fox & Farley |

Tennessee courts follow what is known as a modified comparative fault rule in personal injury cases. Put simply, if the plaintiff is equally or more at-fault than the defendant for an accident, the defendant is not liable for any damages. There is no precise formula for apportioning fault–it ultimately depends on the facts of… Read More »

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