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6/13

New Treatment Helps With Traumatic Brain Injury


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

The University of Arizona, Arizona Department of Health Services, and more than 130 fire departments and EMS agencies across the state of Arizona spent years testing to determine the best procedures for treating traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The research ultimately showed that the best results were obtained when utilizing a

6/3

Three In Five Pregnancy Related Deaths Preventable


Medical Malpractice . John Whitfield

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), pregnancy related deaths are defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within a year of pregnancy from pregnancy complications caused by a chain of events initiated by pregnancy or the aggravation of an unrelated condition by the physiologic effects

5/28

Survival Actions in Nashville Wrongful Death Cases


Wrongful Death . John Whitfield

Losing a loved one is one of the most traumatic events that can happen in our lives. When it is the fault of another and should have been prevented, it can be even more painful. In the event another party caused the wrongful death of someone you care about, you

5/20

E-Scooter Company Working To Detect Drunk Riders


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Don’t drink and …. scoot? People everywhere have noticed the increasingly ubiquitous trend of electric scooter riding. Whether you’re walking as a pedestrian, driving a passenger vehicle, or even riding the city bus, e-scooters are fast becoming a part of our everyday travel ecosystem. Scooters can be rented by the

5/13

New Law Could End Cell Phone Use While Driving


Car Accidents,Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

It may soon be illegal for Tennessee drivers to talk on the phone without a hands-free device. The Tennessee Senate approved the ban previously passed by the House. Under the new law, the state would prohibit drivers 18 and older from holding or physically supporting a phone while driving — unless

5/7

Recent Crashes Highlight The Dangers of Auto Pedestrian Accidents


Car Accidents,Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Nashville has seen some very unsettling auto pedestrian accidents in recent months, including a fatal accident involving children. While pedestrian accidents can happen to anyone, children are particularly susceptible because of their small size. Drivers often cannot see small children near or behind their vehicles; and, because they are young,

4/30

Motorcycle Crash Reminds Drivers To Look Twice For Motorcycles


Motorcycle Accidents . John Whitfield

A driver who did not look for motorcycles before pulling out onto the roadway caused a recent Nashville motorcycle accident. Motorcycle riders are far less protected than those riding inside vehicles, and riders can receive injuries ranging from minor sprains and strains to broken bones. Often, injuries involving the brain

4/22

Drunk Driver Injures Two Children In Crash


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

A recent drunk driving accident in Nashville has gained media attention because there were two children in the car at the time of the drunk driving crash. According to Nashville Metro Police, the man arrested for driving drunk and crashing with two young children in the car had a blood

4/17

Operation Incognito Aims To Curb Distracted Driving


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

In coordination with Distracted Driving Month, the Tennessee Highway Patrol kicked off an initiative in April to increase enforcement of distracted driving. Operation Incognito is an effort to help eliminate distracted driving and make the roads safer for all drivers. The campaign started last year, with the goal of decreasing

4/8

School Bus Driver Was Intoxicated At Time Of Crash


Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Bus drivers are given a huge amount of responsibility. Because buses transport large numbers of people, they have the potential to cause high numbers of injuries and fatalities in the event of an accident. School bus drivers have an even greater responsibility because all of their passengers are children primarily

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