The Tennessee Injury Law Blog addresses both Family Law and Personal Injury Law. It is published by Backer Associates, Civil and Criminal Trial Lawyers.
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On-the-job injuries can be of all different varieties, and figuring out how to recover and from whom can be difficult for plaintiffs. For example, say you are driving a delivery van for your employer and someone runs a red light and t-bones the van, causing permanent injuries that leave you...
For the first-time in four years, traffic fatalities rose in Tennessee as the 2010 mark exceeded the number of traffic-related fatalities in Tennessee in 2009. According to reports, fatalities rose more in rural areas than urban ones, with the increase being attributed to a lower seat-belt usage...
Police say a Newport woman is to blame for a Tuesday night crash on Alcoa Highway that sent the woman and her passenger to the hospital. According to reports, authorities believe that forty-five year-old Tammy Trentham of Newport was driving her 1999 Ford Explorer southbound on Alcoa Highway when...
Rare as it may be, there are hundreds of auto accidents that take place every year for which none of the parties actually involved in the crash can be held responsible. The most common form of this type of accident is one that is weather-related. Tennessee recently experienced a couple of severe...
Given the high number of people that will be on the roads after midnight tonight and the high likelihood that many of them will be operating under the influence of some form of intoxicant, it is very likely that tonight will be among the most dangerous, if not the most dangerous, nights to take to...
Tennesseans who take to the roads this morning are finding travel extremely treacherous due to a winter storm system that brought ice raining down on much of East Tennessee last night. The storm resulted in ice accumulations of almost an inch in some places, and below-freezing temperatures...
It has been a busy twenty-four hours for tow truck drivers in the area as a major snowstorm has dumped several inches of snow across East Tennessee. Tennesseans who have been forced to brave the roads during the storm have discovered that the low temperatures, dipping down into the teens in most...
As America becomes increasingly mobile and more companies are investing in providing services to their clients at their homes, more and more Tennesseans find themselves engaging in an extensive amount of driving as part of their jobs. Unfortunately, this also presents an increased risk to these...
It should come as no surprise that Black Friday, routinely referred to as the busiest shopping day (as well as one of the heaviest traveling days) of the year, presents an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents on Tennessee’s roadways. This is especially true given the fact that many retail...
With the holiday season fast approaching, many Tennesseans are making plans to travel to various destinations in order to spend Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day with loved ones. Many such families choose to unite in the many cabins, hotels, and various resorts that populate much of the...