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Wrongful death suit possible following Tennessee crash

All drivers are aware of the potential of a car crash, but most likely feel relatively safe when they personally are obeying all traffic laws and safety recommendations, especially when they are traveling a familiar stretch of roadway. However, recklessness and distraction by others can put the lives of even the safest drivers at risk in Tennessee. In fact, one family may be considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit after an accident that resulted in the death of their loved one.

7 things to know if you are injured in a car accident

At some point in your life, you may be injured in a car accident caused by another driver, and it might not be easy to think clearly in the moments after. You may be disoriented, in pain and shook up. Reading this now could jog your memory later and help ease some of the confusion.

Truck accidents: Dump truck incident results in toddler's death

The vast majority of drivers on Tennessee roadways take measures to ensure that they do not cause an accident. Unfortunately, even a moment of inattention can have disastrous consequences, especially if those moments result in truck accidents. One family is now mourning the death of their toddler after their vehicle was struck by a dump truck.

Wrongful death: Man arrested following fatal Tennessee crash

Every single person has made a mistake at one point in his or her life. The difference between many of those mistakes involves the measures taken in their aftermath. For example, when one person's mistake results in a car accident, he or she has a responsibility to remain at the scene and render aid as possible. Police accuse one man in Tennessee of failing to remain at the scene of an accident that they say he caused. The accident could result in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Dangerous products: Woman wins $110.5 million against company

Many people in this country have a certain routine when it comes to personal hygiene. For some in Tennessee, for example, this often means daily use of the same product or products. Consumers use the products, trusting that they are safe and that manufacturers will notify them if there is a risk associated with their use. Unfortunately, some companies fail to notify consumers when discoveries are made regarding dangerous products.

Car accidents: Tennessee teenager dies in head-on collision

Because of the harm that a car accident can cause, drivers have a responsibility to themselves and others they may encounter to remain vigilant at all times. Even an act as simple as changing the radio station can cause car accidents with devastating consequences. Unfortunately, one family in Tennessee is facing this reality after a recent collision resulted in the death of a 17-year-old.

Employment law: Lawsuit results in $25.1 million award

Many people in Tennessee and across the country are committed to ethical actions. In some cases, this includes reporting potentially illegal actions engaged in by their employer and/or co-workers. Unfortunately, one out-of-state man claims that his decision to report actions that he believed to be illegal resulted in a violation of employment law in the form of wrongful termination.

Tennessee car accidents: Charges pending after wrong-way crash

There are many hazards that a defensive driver can anticipate and avoid. For example, drivers are encouraged to obey traffic signs and drive defensively. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to recognize and respond to car accidents caused by drivers headed the wrong way on the interstate in the dark. Two people were recently injured in an alleged wrong-way collision in Tennessee.

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