Tennessee Continues to Strengthen Punishments for Drunk Drivers

Drunk driving is a serious problem in Tennessee and across the United States. Drunk drivers put themselves and others at risk of serious injury or death and can face severe legal consequences if caught and convicted. Despite efforts to prevent drunk driving through public awareness campaigns, increased law enforcement, and stricter laws, the problem persists.…

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PTSD Is Common After Sexual Assaults

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. This can include sexual assault, which is a particularly devastating form of trauma that can have long-lasting effects on a person’s mental and emotional wellbeing. In this article, we will explore what PTSD…

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Drivers Should Know the Dangers That Cyclists Face

Bicycles and Car Accidents

The harsh reality is that when a person rides a bicycle, they are at risk of being involved in an accident at any given moment. This is not only because cyclists do not have a shield or seatbelt to protect themselves, but it is also because motor vehicle drivers fail to take the proper precautions…

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Truck and Train Accidents Are More Common Than You Think

Truck and Train Accidents

After two Norfolk Southern trains derailed in Ohio in February and March 2023, people are starting to take more notice of train accidents occurring across the United States. It turns out that train accidents are more common than most people think. In 2022 alone, there were over 1,100 train derailments around the country, which is…

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What Is a Concussion, Exactly?

What is a concussion

You may have heard of the term “concussion” being used after an individual hits their head, but you may not understand what it actually means. According to the Concussion Legacy Foundation, a concussion is “a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to…

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What Is Permanent Total Disability for Workers’ Compensation?

Permanent Total Disability for Workers’ Compensation

In Tennessee, there are different types of workers’ compensation disability benefits for those who have been injured on the job. Therefore, if you have been severely injured and do not think that you can return to work in the future, you may be wondering what qualifies as permanent total disability for workers’ compensation. When it…

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What Is Sami’s Law?

Sami's Law

As the popularity and usage of rideshare apps soar, we are learning more and more about the risks and dangers such a service can pose. Convenient as they may be, not as many passengers reach their destinations unscathed — or even at all — as apps like Uber and Lyft would have you believe. This…

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