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How Does Your Own Fault Affect Your Damages When You Bring a Slip and Fall Claim in Tennessee?

If you slip and fall on someone’s premises because of a wet floor, cracked pavement or some other hazardous property condition, you might think that the property owner is liable Read More

Can Medical Malpractice Defendants’ Attorneys Speak Privately to the Plaintiff’s Non-Party Health Providers?

The right of defense counsel to converse one-to-one with a plaintiff’s medical care providers was at issue in a recent wrongful death suit brought against a hospital, a medical clinic Read More

How Does Tennessee’s Residential Exclusion Affect Dog Bite Lawsuits?

Dog bites happen far more frequently than many people suspect, and they can come with no warning. Imagine your child playing with friends in their yard when a dog suddenly Read More

How Might COVID-19 Change the Way Personal Injury Cases Are Litigated?

Like most other activities where in-person interaction is required, personal injury lawsuits have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can put serious stress on parties who are looking to Read More

What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?

COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those Read More

Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds $750,000 Cap on Noneconomic Damages

In a February 26, 2020 decision, McClay v. Airport Management Services, LLC, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that the state’s statutory limit, or cap, on noneconomic damages in most civil Read More

Does Tennessee Law Limit Recovery of Personal Injury Damages?

If you’re hurt in an accident, you can sue the parties whose negligence you claim was the cause. Compensation can be sought to cover your medical bills, missed work, rehabilitation Read More

Can You Recover Emotional Distress Damages for a Wrongful Death?

If you lost a spouse, parent or child due to the negligent or deliberate conduct of another person, you may sue that person for wrongful death, essentially standing the shoes Read More

When and Where Can You Recover for Tennessee Dog Bite Injuries?

More than 800,000 dog bites occur each year nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you are attacked by another person’s aggressive dog through no fault Read More

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