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Personal Injury

12/23

Eight Tips for Managing Back Pain


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Back pain is something many of us will experience in our lifetimes, and it often results from a workplace injury. Though back pain comes in many forms, managing inflammatory pain, particularly after an accident, can be quite daunting. Though a regular amount of back pain can be common, inflammatory back

12/19

14 Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured in Tennessee Pedestrian Accident


Car Accidents,Personal Injury . John Whitfield

When a pedestrian accident severely injures or kills someone, the effects can be incredibly devastating. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related crashes in 2017 alone. Recently, a local 14-year old boy was severely injured after being struck by an SUV.

7/22

Tennessee Supreme Court To Weigh In On State Damages Caps


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Decades ago, insurance companies and political lobbyists began crying out for help with “tort reform,” making unsubstantiated claims about how consumer trials were ruining our court system and affecting our country negatively. While not all states adjusted their laws to account for these alleged issues, Tennessee did implement damages caps.

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

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

5/7

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,

3/18

Uber Launches JUMP E-Scooters In Nashville Among Safety Concerns


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

You might have noticed more electric scooters (E-scooters) on the roads lately. This is because ridesharing company Uber has launched its own E-scooters in Nashville and even offered free rides during its debut. Uber joins Lyft, Bird, and Lime, as the companies look to expand their E-scooters into cities across

1/7

Nursing Homes and Flu Season


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Most people don’t think much about getting the flu. For healthy individuals, the flu really isn’t a big a deal. While it might not be pleasant, it often doesn’t even warrant a doctor’s visit. For people with compromised immune systems, however, the flu can be life-threatening. People with chronic illnesses,

1/2

Types of Premises Liability


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

For many people, a mention of the phrase “premises liability” triggers images of slipping on a wet floor in the grocery store; however, premises liability is a legal theory of liability that covers several types of responsibility on the part of a property owner. Many victims injured on another’s property

12/17

Holiday Safety Checklist


Personal Injury . John Whitfield

The Nashville personal injury lawyers at Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP are extremely excited for the holiday season. Like many other families, we are wrapping presents, preparing special meals, and looking forward to spending time with loved ones. We want everyone to have a wonderful holiday season, so we’ve put

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