Who Is Liable for a Truck Accident in Tennessee?

Truck accidents are extremely dangerous. The size and weight of tractor-trailers, rigs, and other commercial trucks mean that when cars and trucks collide, the occupants of the car are likely to die or suffer catastrophic injuries. Catastrophic injuries include spinal cord injuries, head trauma, burns, and internal organ damage. Truck accidents also cause broken bones…

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Non-Traditional Therapies for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a series of disorders that affect mobility, muscle tone, and posture. CP is often caused by medical malpractice during the birth of a newborn. Children with CP generally have difficulty walking and coordination difficulties. They may have difficulty swallowing and speaking. Some children with CP have cognitive disabilities in addition to…

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Thomas Greer Secures $9,400,000 Jury Verdict Against Cracker Barrel

Bailey & Greer, PLLC is proud to announce that partner Thomas Greer recently secured a $9.4M jury verdict on behalf of a client who suffered long-term injury after being served toxic chemicals at Cracker Barrel. The jury returned a verdict for compensatory damages of $4.3 million in just 30 minutes – one of the fastest…

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What Are the Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Diseases?

When you’re feeling lousy, you need to see a doctor for help. You rely on the doctor to ask about your medical history and your current symptoms. You expect your doctor to conduct a physical examination that focuses on all your symptoms and complaints. Patients also anticipate that the ER doctors, their family doctors, or…

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How Technology and Regulations Can Reduce Fatal Traffic Accidents

There are many different ways to try to make cars and trucks safer. New technology is constantly being developed to help drivers anticipate and respond to traffic emergencies. Regulations help ensure that cars have the equipment they need and that manufacturers ensure that their products are free from defects that cause terrible accidents. Litigation also…

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Using Technology to Increase Driver Safety

All drivers should understand the basics of safe driving. Don’t drive while you’re distracted, tired, or intoxicated. Obey the Tennessee traffic laws. Drivers should understand how to drive when it’s raining, snowing, foggy, or too sunny. But as cars and trucks become more technologically advanced, driver safety may rely more on technology than good ol’…

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Why You Should Never Accept an Initial Settlement Offer

When accidents happen and you are injured, you deserve the maximum recovery the law permits. For an injury of any severity, you could face mounting bills for hospitalization, doctor visits, therapy, assistive devices, and medications. You’ll lose money every day you can’t do your job. You may suffer PTSD or be unable to care for…

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Dump Truck and Garbage Truck Accidents in Memphis and Jackson

Trucks come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Each type of truck requires unique driving skills and may be prone to certain types of accidents. For example, 18-wheelers and huge commercial trucks that transport goods throughout Tennessee and across the country are prone to rollovers, jackknives, and wide-turn accidents. When commercial trucks are involved…

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What Is Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is pain that lasts for more than three months. The pain may be constant, or it may come and go. Any part of your body can have chronic pain as a result of a fall, a car accident, or any other type of accident. Often, chronic pain lingers even after you have had…

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NHTSA Predicts at Least 200 Autonomous Vehicle Crashes Annually

Self-driving cars and trucks have been in development for a long time. Already most new cars have computer software that automates some aspects of the car’s driving as well as the car’s safety. The long-term goal of manufacturers is to develop vehicles that won’t require any drivers at all. For now, the movement is toward…

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