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School is Back in Session: Stay Safe!

School is Back in Session: Stay Safe! From School Zones to Bus Rides, here are some tips to promote safety as the new school year begins. School is officially back in full swing. It’s an exciting time of year for kids and parents alike. The start of the school year is a great time to…

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…

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….

Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Divorce?

Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Divorce? Divorce has the potential to impact your life in many different ways and there is no doubt that it can change your emotional status on a day-to-day basis, as well as your ability to return to work, or your ability to fully concentrate at work. If you…

Legal Options for Injured Vehicle Passengers

Legal Options for Injured Vehicle Passengers When you have been injured in a serious car accident, you likely have many questions about what next steps to take. You may find that your medical bills, for example, are overwhelming and the pain and suffering you are coping with as a result of the accident can be…

Social Networking Sites and Divorce Discovery

Social Networking Sites and Divorce Discovery What you post can be used against you For many divorce lawyers, social media is their worst nightmare. Disgruntled spouses use social media sites for a treasure trove of information to use against their spouses during a divorce trial or in settlement negotiations. For many spouses, social media provides…

What are the Grounds for Divorce in Tennessee?

What are the Grounds for Divorce in Tennessee?   Deciding to divorce can be difficult for any couple. It can be helpful, however, for spouses in to understand the various grounds for divorce in Tennessee and how different grounds for divorce can impact them and their divorce process depending on their unique circumstances. Once the…

Powerful Winter Storms Like Jonas Wreak Havoc on Tennessee Roads  

In the recent winter storm Jonas, there were more than 1,000 airport flights canceled and long lines at grocery stores as individuals attempted to stock up on necessities. Heavy snow can cause serious challenges driving on Tennessee roads. Anytime snow is blowing, there are dangerous conditions that can threaten property as well as life. According…

Sexual Assault Runs Rampant on College Campuses

A recent and respected study illustrates the pervasiveness of this issue deep into the 21st century Although college is an exciting time of life for many, for some it introduces victims to the dangers that lurk in our world today. A recent survey indicates that 23 percent of female college students experienced some type of…

WHAT RESPONSIBILITIES DOES A PROPERTY OWNER HAVE IN MAINTAINING SAFETY?

Under Tennessee law, a property owner’s duty to keep their property free of dangerous conditions depends upon who is visiting the property and why Injuries due to a property owner’s negligence can happen in stores, public parks, hotel rooms, restaurants, or even another person’s home and can include serious or catastrophic accidents such as slip…