Tennessee House Criminal Justice Chairman Files Bill to Stop the Decriminalization of Marijuana

Tennessee House Criminal Justice Chairman Files Bill to Stop the Decriminalization of Marijuana Tennessee lawmaker tries to put a stop to marijuana decriminalization in his state William Lamberth, a Republican lawmaker and Chairman of the Tennessee House of Representatives Criminal Justice Committee, has sponsored legislation that would undue several efforts in Tennessee to decriminalize marijuana….

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University of Tennessee Football Players’ Criminal Trial

Social Media Accounts May Be Fair Game in University of Tennessee Football Players’ Criminal Trials Appellate Judges will decide whether social media posts, messages, and texts of the accuser will be turned over to defense attorneys. Former University of Tennessee football players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams are currently facing charges of raping a female…

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Can You Beat a DUI Charge in Tennessee?

Can You Beat a DUI?   If you find yourself facing a DUI charge, all hope is not lost According to the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested 8,420 in 2014 for Driving Under the Influence. Tennessee takes drunk driving very seriously. For the 1st offense alone, you could be…

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Choosing a Murfreesboro personal injury attorney

Trusted Murfreesboro Personal Injury Attorneys   Dedicated to results for more than 40 years If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, you are probably feeling a wide range of emotions. Angry. Anxious. Overwhelmed. It can all seem like too much to handle. The experienced Murfreesboro personal injury attorneys at Kidwell, South,…

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Distracted Drivers Make Roads Increasingly Unsafe

Distracted Drivers Make Roads Increasingly Unsafe   Smartphone use while driving an unprecedented risk to drivers everywhere The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released data stating 35,092 people died in auto accidents in 2015, a 7.2 percent increase from 2014. Additionally, the NHTSA found that traffic fatalities were 10.4% higher during the first…

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Accident Deaths on the Rise Across the U.S.

Accident Deaths on the Rise Across the U.S.   The number of car crash fatalities continues to increase. The National Safety Council (NSC) has released sobering statistics regarding the increase of traffic fatalities in the U.S. The NSC estimates that 38,300 people were killed and 4.4 million injured in the U.S. in 2015 alone. This…

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Cardiac Stents & Medical Malpractice

Cardiac Stents and Medical Malpractice   Cardiac stents have been increasingly overused, exposing doctors to medical malpractice claims. Cardiac stents are most often used to restore blood flow to people who have suffered a heart attack. The tube-shaped stent is inserted into the coronary arteries to open them up. However, there have been an increasing…

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What is Medical Malpractice in Tennessee?

What is Medical Malpractice? Learn all about the legal elements of medical malpractice and the most common cases that arise. Do no harm. You hope your healthcare professionals adhere to these words in their practice. What happens, however, when harm is done? What do you do when you are hurt under the care of a…

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Tax Consideration of Dividing Property in Divorce

Tax Considerations of Dividing Property in Divorce   Be aware of important tax implications of asset division incident to marital dissolution Property acquired during the marriage is generally considered marital property. Tennessee is an equitable distribution, or common law, state where the court will determine what is a fair and equitable division of the assets….

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What Happens in a Medical Malpractice Case?

What Happens in a Medical Malpractice Case?   Skilled Murfreesboro medical malpractice attorneys answer your most common questions You hear the phrase “medical malpractice” often, but many people have no idea what a medical malpractice case entails. If you have gone for medical treatment and have been injured or suffered further health consequences because of…

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