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Four new Tennessee laws to know

July 2, 2019 11:32 am Published by

July 1 saw the passage of several dozen new Tennessee laws, including e-scooter regulations, school bus cameras, and the hot-button cell phone bill. Below, we’ve compiled and explained four new laws that every Tennessean should be know. For a complete...

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Nashville scooter injuries: little legal recourse

June 24, 2019 1:54 pm Published by

Nashville scooter injuries are a growing concern for local residents. Ask any Nashvillian for their biggest pet peeves about the growing city, and chances are good that “scooters” will top the list. Electric scooters, or “e-scooters”, are quickly replacing bicycles...

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Police Brutality Lawsuits

June 13, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

Increase in Police Brutality Lawsuits Police brutality lawsuits, also known as excessive force lawsuits, are attracting the attention of many plaintiffs lawyers, according to a post in the National Law Journal . The article notes “more plaintiffs lawyers across the...

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Medical Malpractice in Tennessee: Five Things to Know

May 29, 2019 5:15 pm Published by

Read below for the top five things to know about bringing a medical malpractice case in Tennessee. In spite of advancing medical technology, many patients still suffer unforeseen consequences from their procedures, such as injury, infection, or even death. Sometimes,...

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Fatal motorcycle accident in Tennessee

May 29, 2019 9:57 am Published by

A fatal motorcycle accident in Tennessee occurred when the driver of a SUV pulled out in front of a motorcycle driven by 22-year-old Jacob Mathis. A fatal motorcyclist was killed in Nashville on May 27, 2019, at the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Hobson Pike....

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