Monthly Archives: June 2022
The Role Of Bad Weather In Car Accident Cases
You may already know or be aware that car accidents tend to be more common in bad weather. But why are they more common? What is it about the weather that makes it so much more difficult to drive safely? Bad Roads, Inexperienced Drivers Part of this question is obvious—the roads are often slippery,… Read More »
Victims Sickened By Camp Lejeune Contaminated Water Can Sue
Parkinson’s disease. Birth defects. Kidney diseases. These are all serious injuries and complications you would expect could result from some type of poisoning or exposure to some kind of carcinogenic substance. Not from drinking water. And certainly, not from drinking the water on a United State Army and Military base. People Killed, Sickened at… Read More »
Negligence Per Se: Liability When A Law Is Broken
If someone injures you, in order to find them negligent, and hold them responsible for your injuries, do you have to find that they broke an actual, written law? You mean be surprised to learn that the answer to that question is “no.” You Don’t Need a Law This may not make sense, but… Read More »
The Largest Personal Injury Class Actions In U.S. History
Although news of class action lawsuits seems to appear almost daily, most class action lawsuits aren’t large by class action standards. Of course, some are. It is interesting to look at what the largest class action lawsuits in American history are or were. Based on the dollar figure of the class action settlement amounts… Read More »
Liability For Injuries To Student Athletes
If your child is an athlete, you can expect injuries to be part of participating in scholastic sports. Certainly, injuries are a risk of any type of sport, and schools are not liable just because your child was injured participating in a sport. However, there are times when they could be held responsible. Is… Read More »
Tennessee Amusement Parks Are No Strangers To Accidents
Recently, when a young boy fell off of an amusement park ride in Orlando, Florida, the world took notice of how dangerous amusement park accidents can be. But here in Tennessee, we have also had our fair share of amusement park accidents as well. Sadly, many go under the radar, or get little press,… Read More »
Liability For Elevator Injuries
We all tend to think of an elevator as being a safer mode of transportation up and down floors than the stairs. As a general rule that may be true—but elevators can create their own set of problems, and it is not unusual to be injured in an elevator. Injuries on or Around an… Read More »
How And Why Do Amusement Park Accidents Happen – And How Can You Stay Safe?
Amusement park rides hurl us far into the air, at speeds that can eclipse the speeds in our cars. And yet, we give little thought about how they are maintained. We would never go for months or years without maintaining our car. But sadly, that’s often what happens in amusement park rides. Ferris Wheel… Read More »
How Does A Jury Know What To Award You In Your Case?
Not all injury cases go to trial. Some will settle before a lawsuit is even filed, and others will settle after the lawsuit is filed, but before the case is brought in front of a jury for your day in trial. But if your case does make it to trial, and it is up… Read More »
Why And How Do Trucking Accidents Happen?
Every day, we share the road with large, commercial trucks that far outweigh the vehicles that we are driving in. These trucks seem to operate the same way as our cars, but they in fact do not—there is a skill to operating these rigs, and when they are operated incorrectly, catastrophe can be the… Read More »