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What can be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Claim?

February 5, 2014

Death is a part of life, but, unfortunately, it does not always happen because of natural causes. Sometimes it is the result of an accident or someone else’s negligence. When a person is wrongfully killed, his family can sue to recover damages. Because of this, it is important to know what kinds of damages are [...]

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Does the Bible say a Christian Should not Sue?

February 1, 2014

When a Christian has a dispute with another person, it may cause him to wonder whether or not the Bible says a Christian should not sue. When deciding what the Bible says and applying it to legal problems, it is important to look at Matthew 18:15-17. It is also important to look at Mark 12:28-31 [...]

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Restaurant Liability for Food Poisoning

January 31, 2014

At some point almost everyone has gotten sick from eating food from a restaurant. However, this does not necessarily mean that the restaurant is liable for food poisoning. In order for the restaurant to be liable for food poisoning, a person needs to bring a cause of action under strict product liability or negligence. Under [...]

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Business Liability for Injuries due to Construction

January 30, 2014

Businesses owe people who are on their property a very high duty of care. This is especially true when there is a dangerous condition on the property. Because of this, it is important to know when a business is liable for injuries to people on the property during times of construction. Businesses are liable to [...]

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Medical Malpractice Claims for Bacterial Infections

January 29, 2014

Sometimes a patient can recover damages caused by bacterial infections by bringing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Because of this, it is important to know what medical malpractice is. It is important to know who can be sued for the bacterial infections. Medical malpractice happens when a doctor or another medical professional, such as a nurse, [...]

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Should a Christian sue for Birth Defects?

January 28, 2014

Children born with birth defects can put a strain on a family financially. Especially if those birth defects are the results of medical malpractice. Christians are told in Matthew 18:15-17 to resolve their issues peacefully. Christians are also told in Matthew 7:12 to do to others what they would have done to them. Christians could [...]

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Nursing Home Liability to Families

January 25, 2014

If you have a family member in a nursing home, you may be wondering whether nursing homes have a duty to the resident’s family. Nursing homes owe families a duty to take care of the residents. However, it is important for families to know when nursing homes have not taken care of a resident the [...]

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Nursing Home Liability for False Imprisonment

January 24, 2014

Nursing homes can sometimes be liable for false imprisonment of its residents. This can be because of the actions of the nursing home staff or other residents. However, when false imprisonment claims are present, it is usually due to the actions of nursing home staff. It is important to understand what false imprisonment is and [...]

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Injuries Caused by Public Transportation

January 23, 2014

Municipalities that offer public transportation have a duty to make sure that the transportation is safe. When a municipality does not do this, it may be liable for injuries caused by the transportation. Public transportation includes buses and subway systems. It also includes school buses and other types of transportation provided for public use. Municipalities [...]

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Pedestrians Injured by Automobiles

January 22, 2014

Unfortunately, there are times when a pedestrian is injured because of an automobile. Because of this, it is important to know what rights a pedestrian has. It is also important to understand when a pedestrian most likely will not be able to recover for his injuries. Under Tennessee law, pedestrians have the right of way [...]

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