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Parking Lot Accidents Account for 1 in 5 Collisions

We’re all guilty of checking our cell phones for messages, missed calls and social media updates while driving. As tempting as this action can be, it’s one which comes with a lot of risk. Recently, The National Safety Council has found that as many as two in three drivers pulling…

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Tennessee Law Caps Monetary Damages for Chattanooga Bus Accident Victims

The November 22 Tennessee bus accident which left 6 children dead and critically injured 23 more has impacted every family within the state. Now, families of the children who lost their lives have discovered they can receive no more than $750,000 in personal damages. Modifications to the Tennessee tort reform…

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Crane Operator Awarded 3.4 Million in Construction Injury Lawsuit

Mr. John Robert Williams Jr., was recently awarded 3.4 million dollars in a jury trial. A crane operator, he had filed a lawsuit after suffering a severe brain injury and becoming blind. This construction accident occurred when he was operating a crane in tandem with another crane operator. At the…

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The Higgins Firm is Now Reviewing Abilify Claims

Nashville Attorneys, The Higgins Firm, are closely looking into Abilify lawsuits and claims which have raised concern amongst professionals after a number of people were said to have developed a gambling disorder, diabetes or other potentially harmful uncontrollable urges while taking the drug. These urges, the Abilify lawyers go on…

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Risperdal Plaintiff Awarded Record Setting Jury Verdict Of $70 Million

In this case, Andrew Yount grew breasts after taking Risperdal since he was five. He was awarded 70 million in damages for physical disfigurement and emotional distress by a jury in Philadelphia. The award is 28 times greater than the highest jury verdict previously decided against Janssen, a Johnson &…

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Tennessee Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths Higher than in the last Twenty Years

As the Tennessee grows, tragic accidents between cars and people have dramatically risen.  In fact, there have been one hundred and twenty pedestrians and bicyclists killed as of December 29, 2015.  Six  other pedestrians died in Nashville in November and December raising alarm among advocates and a new round of…

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I Have Hired a Personal Injury Lawyer, Now What?

Hiring a personal injury lawyer to help with your case is a crucial step in getting the outcome that is most beneficial to you. Here are some steps you can take to make the process of working with an attorney go as smoothly as possible.  Tell your lawyer everything you know…