Nashville Personal Injury Blog

Are you familiar with defective medical devices?

It goes without saying that you rely on your medical team to provide you with high quality advice and guidance. Furthermore, you hope that any medical device you come in contact with will improve your level of health. Unfortunately, there are times when a defective medical device harms or kills a patient.

Despite the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does its best to keep these products off the market, they continue to slip through the cracks. As a result, thousands of innocent people are harmed every year.

When a hip replacement doesn’t go as planned

A hip replacement surgery is meant to make your life better, to relieve you of pain and allow you to reclaim the mobility you have lost that has kept you from participating fully in your favorite activities.

Unfortunately, there are times when these procedures do not go as planned. For example, DePuy hip replacement surgeries resulted in a recall of approximately 90,000 units of hip implants.

Understanding Car Insurance Quotes

It's easy to forget how wonderful car insurance is until you need it. Car insurance can greatly reduce or eliminate your out-of-pocket costs when an accident occurs, whether it's your fault or not. This is also where it can be confusing, too. What will insurance cover? What policies did you purchase, and what are you responsible for?

An auto defect can cause a serious accident

When you purchase a vehicle, you hope that you are getting something that is 100 percent safe. You know that you could be involved in an accident, but you don't expect to be injured as the result of a defect.

Every year, auto manufacturers issue recalls in hopes of fixing a problem that has been brought to their attention. Unfortunately, some people don't follow through with a recall repair. As a result, there is the chance that the defect could cause serious injury or even death.

What To Do if You Have a Rental Car Accident

So, you've rented a new car for a dream vacation. While on your getaway, you get into an auto accident...not so dreamy any more, right? Car accidents can happen at any time to anyone under a number of circumstances, even while renting a car on vacation.


Renting cars has become second nature to us. They are no longer just for vacations. We rent cars for work trips, while ours cars or trucks are in the shop, moving or hauling, or when we simply need a different type of vehicle. The problem arises when we get into an accident.

Knowing what to do can be confusing, especially since accidents and insurance is something we don't think about every day. Do the normal rules apply? How is the process different? And what can we do to be prepared?


  • "This office is full of some of the most hard-working individuals I have ever met. The paralegals, for example, work holidays and weekends to ensure that every client's case is up-to-date and getting the attention that it deserves." Read More
  • "Bart Durham has a great team of people who are quick to respond and quick to help. The first time I met with them, they were kind and welcoming, and really listened to what I had to say. After my accident, I wasn’t sure what to do, or how to get started." Read More
  • "Absolutely satisfied in our experience with Bart Durham's team. We were so relieved to have them take the burden of talking to insurance companies, compiling medical files and bills after a stressful and painful accident." Read More
  • "After experiencing some personal legal issues, I called Bart Durham. I went in for a consultation and to my surprise, I was met with a warm welcome and genuine concern. The staff was incredibly nice and very understanding, which again was unexpected for a law firm. " Read More
  • "All of the staff members at Bart Durham Injury Law are very friendly and great to work with. They have open lines of communication with their clients, and respond in a timely manner. I trust them with my legal matters, and would advise anyone else in need of a lawyer to contact them first." Read More
  • “If you ever find yourself in need of an attorney, I highly recommend Bart Durham Injury Law. The staff is friendly and exceedingly willing to help in any way they can. They responded in a timely manner and communicated transparently throughout the time that I worked with them.” Read More
  • "A great office full of dedicated and hard working talent! I'm fully impressed with their operations and settlements. They truly care about their clients." Read More
  • "The thing that stood out to me the most is them dealing with all of the paperwork. I didn't have to do anything. That was awesome. I would 100% recommend Bart Durham!"Read More
  • "I was extremely happy with the results. It was a smooth process and the firm was available for me every step of the way."Read More
  • "It has been a very good experience. I learned a lot working with my paralegal and attorney. I would highly recommend the firm to everyone. You all did a great job for me."Read More
  • "People were great, service was great. I would recommend them to anyone."Read More
  • "There was constant communication and updates. I was never unsure about the status of my case."Read More


  • 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

Bart Durham Injury Law
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1712
Nashville, TN 37219

Phone: 615-338-6177
Toll Free: 866-468-6603
Fax: 615-254-6562
Nashville Law Office Map