In a personal injury case, the injured victim typically seeks damages from the responsible party. These damages include easily calculable losses, like medical bills, lost income, car repairs and other reimbursements. Sometimes courts also award a victim pain and suffering. However, this type of injury cannot be calculated by bills and receipts. What is pain…

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The possibility of a severe large truck or tractor trailer accident occurring on our nation’s roadways, highways, and interstates is a constant reality. In 2016, there were 4,440 crashes involving large trucks or buses throughout the nation, a two percent increase from the year before. Smaller passenger vehicles must share the road with large commercial…

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has been conducting research on spinal cord injuries, and has discovered that they can cause “progressive loss of brain cells in key brain regions,” according to ScienceDaily.com. The studies are among the first of their kind, highlighting how inflammation of the brain can be one of…

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In early January 2015 a man in Georgia was issued a ticket for eating a cheeseburger while driving. Though it seems like an odd citation, eating while driving falls under the umbrella of distracted driving – not only in Georgia, but right here in Tennessee as well. In fact, there are a number of activities…

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It is almost time for Thanksgiving, which means the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday – will soon be upon us. Every year, people are injured in the throngs of shoppers who are pushing and fighting their way to the “best” toys or gifts for sale. The stores are responsible for maintaining…

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