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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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Medical Negligence or Medical Malpractice

June 19, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

What is Medical Malpractice or Medical Negligence? You may need a Nashville Medical Malpractice Attorney if you have been the victim of medical malpractice.  Medical malpractice is medical negligence and occurs when a health care provider (physician, hospital, nurse) violates...

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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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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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Fragments of a motorcycle after a crash. Contact our Tennessee motorcycle accident attorneys today.

Tennessee Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

May 15, 2019 10:41 am Published by

Motorcycle accidents occur in an instant, but the aftermath of a serious accident is often prolonged, overwhelming, and frustrating. It’s difficult to untangle the split-second events leading up to the crash, and dealing with insurance companies, witnesses, and healthcare providers...

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a danger sign at sea warns of potential risks. Failure to warn is a common theory of products liability law.

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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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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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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Tennessee Accident Attorneys

March 22, 2019 10:34 am Published by

At David Randolph Smith & Associates, we understand just how life-changing a sudden accident can be. Our Tennessee injury attorneys have decades of experience with complicated accident cases involving everything from motorcycles to tractor trailers. The Tennessee accident lawyers at...

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