Nashville Personal Injury Blog

Issues associated with metal hip replacement

In the event of ongoing and extreme hip pain, you may begin to consider the benefits of replacement surgery. If so, it's important to consider all your options.

Did you know that there are many types of hip implants to consider? From metal to ceramic, you need to know which one is best for somebody in your position.

A traumatic brain injury can cause future problems, death

There is nothing good about a traumatic brain injury. Not only can this change a person's life forever, but in some cases, it can lead to death.

A traumatic brain injury can be the result of many situations. For example, if you're involved in a motor vehicle accident, your head could collide against the windshield or pavement with great force.

Can prescription drugs be dangerous?

When you are prescribed a drug by a medical professional, you assume that it will make you feel better. You assume that the drug will improve your health, not the other way around.

Unfortunately, it is possible that a dangerous drug could make its way to market. When this happens, a large number of people can be negatively impacted. In addition to serious illness, there are times when a dangerous drug can lead to death.

Auto recalls, remedies, and your rights

Are you aware of the fact that you have legal rights in the event that your vehicle is recalled? Many people don't think twice about this.

While some car owners are serious about recalls, others don't care one way or the other. Furthermore, there are those who never find out about the recall. Generally speaking, car manufacturers can opt from three recall remedies in the event that a defect is detected:

Transvaginal mesh: A potentially dangerous medical device

While some people are familiar with transvaginal mesh, including what it's used for, others don't know the first thing about the medical device or its potential problems.

In short, this mesh is used to address a variety of pelvic disorders. For example, it's put in place to hold up the uterus or bladder that has dropped as the result of obesity, age or childbirth.

What are the most common types of auto defects?

When you purchase a vehicle, you hope that it'll treat you well for many years to come. Unfortunately, there are times when an auto defect jeopardizes the safety of the driver, passengers, and others on the road at the same time.

A safety related auto defect is one that:

What if you're involved in a car accident caused by a friend?

Here in Tennessee, we pride ourselves on our hospitality and kindness. Sometimes, that Southern charm and goodwill can be more harmful than helpful, especially when it comes to injury claims.

If you are injured in a car accident due to the negligence of a friend or family member, don't let your kindness keep you from receiving fair compensation for your injuries. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

How to spot a drunk driver

Most people understand how to identify a motorist who is behaving aggressively, or one who is driving recklessly. Spotting other, less distinct signs of trouble is also important, though. That's why it is vital for all drivers, no matter their level of experience, to regularly review how to spot other drivers who have been drinking.

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Results

  • Neva Herman - $3,000,000.00 Settlement Neva Herman was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on U.S. Highway 431 in Maury County. A drunk driver crossed the center line and hit the vehicle Neva was riding in head on. Neva was life-flighted to Vanderbilt Read More
  • Lencoya Crawford was a passenger in a vehicle operated by her husband, Quintin Crawford. Lencoya's minor children, Shawn and Coleshawn Mitchell, were also passengers in the vehicle. The Crawford vehicle was travelingRead More
  • Howard Patton was a passenger in a vehicle traveling east on Interstate 40. At the same time, another driver was stopped in the right-hand lane attempting to recover a mattress that had fallen out of her truck. The driverRead More
  • Larry Cheers was traveling on his motorcycle, wearing his helmet, when the adverse driver, driving a company truck, made a left turn and hit Larry's bike head on. Larry was thrown from his bike with such force that hisRead More
  • This incident occurred at an apartment building in Nashville where Karen Paxton tripped over an extension cord and injured her right knee. The extension cord was being used by workers who were authorized to work on theRead More
  • Alfred Potter was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Interstate 40 East near State Highway 284, fifty miles west of Memphis. A tractor-trailer rear-ended the vehicle Alfred was riding in, causing the host driver to lose controlRead More
  • Elizabeth Gosby was a passenger in a vehicle operated by a friend. The friend lost control of her vehicle causing the car to flip three times and hit a treeRead More

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