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October 29, 2019

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October 29, 2019

Have you recently been involved in an accident in which the other person has blamed 'hydroplaning' for losing control of their vehicle?

Hydroplaning is a term describing the sliding of tires across a wet surface. These incidents often cause a chain reaction crash, often...

September 30, 2019

When and Why Should You Hire a Lawyer if injured in an auto accident?


An accident attorney, especially if a personal injury attorney, can give you legal advice and obviously helps your legal profile when going against big auto insurance companies and their group of law...

July 23, 2019

When and Why Should You Hire a Lawyer if injured in an auto accident?


An accident attorney, especially if a personal injury attorney, can give you legal advice and obviously helps your legal profile when going against big auto insurance companies and their group of law...

July 23, 2019

News broke a few days ago that Tennessee just experienced the deadliest year ever for drug deaths in 2018. According to new statistics from the Centers for Dis

July 13, 2019

A motorcycle manufacturer has been handed lawsuit paperwork alleging that they placed their customers in danger by selling cycles with defective gear indicators. The defective indicators increased the changes of riders' injuries or death. BMW of North America is facing...

July 1, 2019

Another airbag maker and more car makers are facing lawsuits after the bags failed to deploy properly. Initially the primary airbag maker in the lawsuits was Takata. However, ZF-TRW Automotive has now been added to several class action suits claiming fraud and concealm...

June 25, 2019

Have you been harassed at work?


Three former professors are taking a private University to court, one claiming the administration failed to act on claims of sexual harassment, and the other two for breach of contract.

The lawsuits, filed against St. Edward's University...

June 25, 2019

An $8.2 million settlement has been proposed in the class action suit against Target.

The retailer proposed the settlement to a California federal court for preliminary approval, ending a claim that Target Corp. engaged in deceptive marketing practices when promoting th...

May 17, 2019

A California jury found that the popular weed killer Roundup contributed to an elderly couple's cancer, and awarded them $2 billion in damages.

Bayer, the makers of Monsanto's Roundup will appeal the decision.


This is the third judgement against the product maker, all c...

May 2, 2019

In July of 2013, the Tennessee Valley Authority was working on a downed high-voltage power line along the Tennessee river. Fishermen Gary Thacker and Anthony Szozda left from Ingalls Harbor in Decatur Alabama on a bass boat, and struck the metal cable -- Thacker was in...

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