July 2015 Archives | Personal Injury News

July 2015 Archives

Intoxication adds another level of complexity to car accidents

Nobody ever wants to be involved in a car accident, as even the most minor of accidents can cause a great deal of property damage or serious injury. Even worse than being involved in a car accident is being involved in a car accident in which one of the drivers was drunk. Drunk driving accidents tend to be exponentially more dangerous, as the intoxicated drivers make reckless decisions that more sober drivers would likely not have made.

Understanding over-the-counter medications and warning labels

Consumers who suffer adverse effects from a dangerous or defective medications may have legal recourse, especially when the product labeling is insufficient. In Tennessee and around the country, there are laws that require manufacturers to alert people about any potential side effects the drug is known to have.

Helping Tennessee &residents with truck accident claims

If you have been injured in a truck accident, legal counseling is less of a recommendation and more of a necessity. There are a number of reasons for this, such as the increased number of regulations and restrictions required by federal and state laws in order for drivers to legally operate the trucks. Because of this, the legal ramifications of a truck accident can be more severe, since truck drivers are held to a higher standard than most other drivers.

What are some of the most common toy hazards?

If you are buying a toy for your child, you have every reason to expect the toy has been tested and is safe. Unfortunately, despite strict safety standards, many toys pose a serious danger to children each year in Nashville as well as everywhere else in the country.

Fatal motorcycle accident occurs in Tennessee

When talking about motorcycle accidents, there are usually two topics that are consistently brought up: the increased risk of danger and serious injury for the motorcyclist, and the fact that many accidents occur because car drivers do not even see the smaller vehicles. A motorcycle accident occurred recently in Tennessee that accurately demonstrated both of these concepts, further illustrating why these two issues are so serious to motorcyclists.

Some summer sports and activities are dangerous for children

There are many activities that keep children occupied and having fun all summer long. However, some products, sports or games may be dangerous – even deadly – for residents in Nashville and across the country. This summer, thousands of children may be seriously injured or killed by dangerous products or common, yet risky, activities.

CDC: Study shows antidepressants may cause birth defects

Depression is a complex issue affecting many people in Nashville, as well as the rest of the country. There is a variety of effective medication available to help manage the pervasive sadness and emotional mood swings that depression or other mental conditions cause. However, recent studies have shown that some types of antidepressants are dangerous drugs for expectant mothers to take.

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