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Tag Archives: Knoxville Wrongful Death Lawyer

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Court of Appeals Upholds $7M Wrongful Death Judgment in 2011 Murder Case

By Brad Burnette |

Personal injury claims normally involve negligent acts. That is to say, the defendant did not intend to injure the victim. Instead, the defendant was merely reckless or careless in performing some duty owed to the victim. But there are also personal injury lawsuits based on intentional or criminal misconduct. The fact that a defendant… Read More »

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Can a Spouse File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit If He Caused the Fatal Accident?

By Brad Burnette |

The law sometimes leads to unusual–even seemingly absurd–results. Last year, we discussed a Tennessee Court of Appeals decision that held the husband of a car accident victim could not bring a wrongful death claim for his wife’s death when he himself had been accused by the victim’s daughter of causing the accident. The Tennessee… Read More »

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Memphis Utility Faces Trial for Allowing Man to Die of Heatstroke

By Brad Burnette |

Wrongful death lawsuits are often associated with corporate or institutional malfeasance, such as manufacturing a dangerous or defective product. But under Tennessee law, a wrongful death claim may arise from any “wrongful act” or “omission” that leads to the victim’s demise. The act or omission itself need not have been intended to cause harm…. Read More »

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Can I Bring a Wrongful Death Case Even if the Defendant Is Already in Jail?

By Brad Burnette |

When someone dies as the result of a criminal act, the public demands justice. Police investigate and arrest a suspect. The defendant is then formally charged and tried in criminal court. If convicted, the defendant is sentenced to prison. But where does all this leave the family of the victim? And what if the… Read More »

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