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Tag Archives: Accident Liability

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How Do I Prove a Slip-and-Fall Injury?

By John Willis |

One of the most common types of personal injury claims is the “slip-and-fall” accident. These are actually known as premises liability claims. The basic idea is that a property owner can be held liable under Tennessee law if they fail to repair a known dangerous condition on the premises. For example, if the manager… Read More »

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Is the Company That Hires a Delivery Truck Liable for an Accident?

By John Willis |

Vicarious liability is a legal issue that often arises in the context of personal injury lawsuits. For example, if you are in a car accident caused by the other driver’s negligence, you may have a cause of action not only against the driver, but the person or company that owned the vehicle. In other… Read More »

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How a Directed Verdict Can Affect Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

By John Willis |

Judges are sometimes quick to dismiss a personal injury lawsuit that has merit. Even when a case proceeds to trial, a judge can still bypass the jury and order a “directed verdict.” A directed verdict is itself an extreme remedy which should only be employed when a judge, after hearing all of the evidence… Read More »

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Tennessee Court Says Home Inspector Not Liable for Missing Defective Deck Railing

By John Willis |

If you are seriously injured on someone else’s property, you may be able to recover damages against the owner if he or was negligent in maintaining the property. Such personal injury lawsuits may also extend to others responsible for the property’s maintenance, such as a management company. But what about third parties who might… Read More »

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In Personal Injury Cases, The Thing Does Not Always Speak for Itself

By Brad Burnette |

In personal injury cases, a plaintiff may establish a defendant’s liability through a legal doctrine known as “res ipsa loquitur.” As explained by Tennessee courts, this rule—named for the Latin phrase, “the thing speaks for itself”—holds “the injury was probably the result of negligence, even though the exact nature of the negligence is unknown,… Read More »

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Are Police Responsible for Failing to Prevent an Accident?

By Brad Burnette |

Although police in Tennessee are generally responsible for maintaining traffic and public safety, this does not mean a person injured in a car accident has an automatic right to seek damages against a municipality for failing to prevent the incident. In limited circumstances, federal civil rights law will support a claim against police if… Read More »

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