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Choosing a Nashville product liability attorney

May 13, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

When a consumer buys a product, they rightfully expect it to perform safely and efficiently. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. A defective product –- one that is designed with flaws or manufactured improperly –- may cause injury to consumers,...

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Good Kids, Bad City: Book Review

May 13, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

In the May 2019 issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, Nashville civil rights attorney Christopher Smith reviews Good Kids, Bad City by author Kyle Swenson.   The review is reproduced with permission below: Three innocent men, wrongfully imprisoned for a combined 106...

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A pharmacist prepares medication. Medical device lawsuits are on the rise

Defective medical device lawsuits

May 10, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

According to a recent market forecast, the medical device industry is currently worth over $400 billion and is growing quickly. The fast-expanding market for medical devices means that new products are released into the hands of healthcare providers almost every...

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Tennessee’s Dog Bite Laws

April 23, 2019 9:21 pm Published by

Tennessee’s dog bite law may prove confusing to victims at first glance. Tennessee law imposes different standards of liability on dog owners depending on where, and under what circumstances, their dog caused injury to another. To better understand a dog...

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Metro Nashville Police are cracking down on distracted driving

Tennessee cracks down on distracted driving

April 13, 2019 6:46 pm Published by

In April 2019, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office launched a new campaign, dubbed Operation Incognito, in an effort to reduce distracted driving on state highways, particularly in the Chattanooga area. Cracking down on distracted driving The campaign involves highway safety...

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If you've been injured in an auto accident, you may need help finding your Tennessee crash report

How to get a Tennessee Crash Report

April 5, 2019 6:00 pm Published by

If you’ve been involved or injured in a recent Tennessee auto accident, you may want to obtain a copy of the Tennessee crash report for your own records, or to keep on hand in the event of potential litigation. The...

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New $80 million verdict in Roundup cancer lawsuit

April 1, 2019 5:00 am Published by

Jury in Roundup cancer lawsuit finds for Plaintiff On Thursday, a California court awarded $80 million to Edwin Hardeman, plaintiff in the most recent Roundup cancer lawsuit. Like many homeowners, Hardeman used Roundup regularly as part of his property maintenance...

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Nashville veterans sue 3M over defective military earplugs

March 29, 2019 10:49 pm Published by

Nashville veterans bring defective military earplug lawsuit Two former Marines are suing 3M in a products liability case, alleging that the company’s defective military earplugs caused permanent hearing loss and tinnitus. The veterans, who filed a defective military earplug lawsuit...

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Military Earplugs Lawsuits

March 29, 2019 12:34 pm Published by

Military earplugs lawsuits are on the rise as more American veterans are suffering injuries from allegedly defective earplugs.  The Tennessee products liability attorneys at David Randolph Smith & Associates are investigating claims on behalf of Tennessee veterans who may have...

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