April 2015 Archives

Fatal Tennessee car accident might lead to wrongful death suit

A grand jury in Shelby County recently indicted a 24-year-old man from Cordova in relation to the part he played in a fatal car accident. The two-car accident took place last July. The man will be facing a criminal trial in Tennessee, charged with reckless endangerment as well as vehicular homicide. He might also face a wrongful death lawsuit.

What are the most common types of medical malpractice? 

If you or a loved one endured painful and serious complications as a result of medical care or treatment, you may have been the victim of medical malpractice. However, you may not be familiar with the nature or severity of incidents that are typically identified as medical negligence. That is why it can be helpful to familiarize yourself with circumstances under which medical professionals can be found liable for their mistakes.

If these numbers could talk, what would we learn? p2

We're continuing our discussion from our March 30, 2015, post. We were looking at truck accident statistics published on the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security's website. We were wondering whether the state took any contributing factors (aside from alcohol impairment) into account when analyzing the data. Was there a weather pattern, for example, that proved particularly dangerous for truckers in the state? What about compliance issues or road construction projects?