Guardrail Company Sued by Families in Wake of Fatal Crashes

Guardrail Company Sued by Families in Wake of Fatal Crashes Families are holding guardrail companies responsible for the deaths of their loved ones Wilbert Byrd’s son and daughter, Malcom Byrd and Kimciana Hunter, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against several companies involved in the making of the X-Light Guardrail system, including the Lindsay Corporation…

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The Dangers of Fireworks

The Dangers of Fireworks Fireworks have become more than just a Fourth of July tradition that can lead to serious injuries It’s summertime and that means we celebrate America the best way we know how: with endless firework displays! A time-honored tradition across the country, fireworks evoke memories of beaches, barbecues and spending time with…

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Who is More Likely to be in a Fatal Crash: Men or Women?

Who is More Likely to be in a Fatal Crash: Men or Women? When it comes to traffic fatalities, studies have shown that gender matters A recent study, which used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has found that men are more likely than women to be involved in fatal motor vehicle accidents….

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Guilty Pleas Entered in $5 Million Investment Fraud Case

Guilty Pleas Entered in $5 Million Investment Fraud Case After setting up the scheme in 2008, the Chattanooga brokers went on to use the money of hundreds of investors for fraudulent purposes. Two Chattanooga brokers have pled guilty to a scheme that took $5 million from hundreds of investors. Douglas A. Dyer and James Hugh…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Remember to share the road and keep motorcyclists safe. May is motorcycle awareness month and with good reason. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, in 2014, 4,586 motorcyclists were killed. This means that motorcyclist deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities involving other types of…

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Underage Binge Drinking Still Prominent in U.S.

Underage Binge Drinking Still Prominent in the U.S. The number of minors who report not just underage drinking, but binge drinking, is shocking. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) deems alcohol to be the most frequently used and abused drug by minors in the United States. The statistics are staggering. The 2015 Youth…

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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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