Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have uncovered a new and valuable link between people who suffer from a spinal cord injury, and then develop brain damage as a result. The study has found that “spinal cord injuries (SCI) can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss […]
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Because so many people are crowded into stores and malls, trying to buy the very same things you are, your chances of being seriously injured by people or your surroundings can be high. We want you to have a safe shopping experience on Black […]
Let us start by saying: it’s never a good idea to speed, drive recklessly or leave a broken taillight unfixed. There’s been a real crackdown by the Tennessee State Police, and by local municipalities as well, to keep reckless and drunk drivers at bay, and you put yourself and others at risk when you […]
In 2012, a man named Michael Becker was in a car accident when his son, who was driving, hit a pole. Mr. Becker sustained some injuries, and after speaking with his personal injury attorney, he filed a lawsuit against Ford, who manufactured his truck. The details of the truck accident case go on, but […]
In today’s digital world, new laws governing the internet, cell phones and peoples’ rights to privacy arise quite often. While many of these laws have been in favor of government interests, such as national security, on Wednesday the Supreme Court ruled in favor of privacy. As of Wednesday, police can no longer casually search […]
Woodland Hills is back in the news again, at the forefront of a wrongful death lawsuit from 2012. Kendall Oates was a resident of Woodland Hills when he suffered a seizure and died. According to The Tennessean, Kendall may have been lying dead in his room for hours, since the security guards failed to […]
Word is that the unofficial criminal defense slogan of Coachella is “Come on vacation, leave on probation.” It’s a catchy motto but with Bonnaroo only a month away, it’s one that makes us nervous. If the 2014 Bonnaroo event is anything like the ones in previous years, we’re looking at almost 100,000 people in […]
Last year a survey was conducted and Tennessee ranked #1 in violent crimes in America. Sexual assault and rape were in that violent crimes category. Statutory rape, however, is a particularly difficult crime to place, as it’s different from forcible rape. In other words, you can be convicted on a statutory rape charge even […]
Thanks to an aggressive campaign on behalf of Tennessee law enforcement, the number of car crashes in 2013 went down. In fact, we had fewer than 1000 fatal accidents the whole year – a record low for recent years. But victims might be singing a different tune, given the severe consequences associated with a […]
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