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Odds Of Malpractice

December 14, 2012

You are much more likely to die as a result of a medical mistake, called “medical malpractice,” than you are to die in a plane crash! As an injury lawyer, I see the effects of mistakes and even neglect, especially in nursing homes. Infections, wrong location surgeries and medication errors make a trip to a [...]

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Multi-Million Dollar Monkey Attack

December 11, 2012

As an injury attorney, I often see and hear some very odd and unusual stories of how folks get hurt, but this severe injury takes the cake! You might recall that a woman mauled in February 2009, by a 200-pound chimpanzee that ripped off her nose, lips, eyes and hands before police shot the chimp [...]

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Tennessee Uninsured Among Worst

December 9, 2012

A recent case I am handling of a severe injury to a child at a daycare center underscores the importance of following the rules and regulations of Tennessee that are designed to prevent serious daycare injuries to children. If I told you that you had a 1 in 4 chance of winning $100,000.00, would it [...]

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Daycare Rules To Prevent Injuries

December 5, 2012

A recent case I am handling of a severe injury to a child at a daycare center underscores the importance of following the rules and regulations of Tennessee that are designed to prevent serious daycare injuries to children. The supervision required at a preschool or daycare center is very specific: “Children six weeks of age [...]

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Is Your Family Safe From Storms?

December 3, 2012

As an injury lawyer and a family man who sees tragedies every day, I try to help to prevent injuries, car accidents, and even unnecessary insurance claims. Some of you may find yourselves traveling through storm-prone areas, or have beloved relatives and friends who do. You might want to share or forward this article to [...]

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Medical Errors Causing Injury

December 1, 2012

Patients in hospitals are injured by medical mistakes or preventable problems in over 1 out of 3 stays, according to a recent study published by Health Affairs, which confirms that hospital mistakes, harmful events and medical malpractice problems are even worse than we suspected. As an injury attorney, I see tragic events every day. The [...]

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Tort Reform Caps In Tennessee

November 27, 2012

If you are severely injured in Tennessee due to the fault of another person, you know you have a right to pursue a legal claim, or sue in a lawsuit to recover compensation for your serious disabling injuries and your pain and suffering. Even if you are not the type naturally drawn to making a [...]

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Black Friday Is A Legal Nightmare

November 26, 2012

As an injury lawyer, I am concerned that some large retailers conduct so-called “Black Friday” sales that are sure to cause serious injuries, without proper planning or security, in their haste to grab profits in this horrible economy. A large part of legal liability is whether or not the danger is foreseeable. That is the [...]

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Tennessee Uninsured Motorists Among Worst

October 29, 2012

If I told you that you had a 1 in 4 chance of winning $100,000.00, would it get your attention? I though it might. What if it was reversed, and you had a 1 in 4 chance of loosing $100,000.00? In Tennessee, it is now estimated that a full 24% (almost 1 in 4) drivers [...]

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