Category: Child Injury

Safety Concerns with Durham Bus Company

Posted On: November 22, 2016 under
child bus accident
Massey & Associates Wins Settlement Against Durham Bus Company A 12-year-old Hamilton County boy was injured by fellow students on a school bus operated by Durham Bus Company. When he arrived at his bus stop, his grandmother found that he could barely get down the steps from.. Read More »

Tennessee Highway Patrol Issues Reminder to Drive Safely as School Starts

Posted On: August 24, 2016 under
careful driving around children
With the beginning of school, Tennessee residents are getting a reminder from their highway patrolmen to drive safely and defensively in school zones. Patrol colonel Tracy Trott is working toward educating drivers on best practices in and around school zones and school buses so that no one.. Read More »

Greenville School Bus Killed 12-Year-Old Boy

Posted On: March 6, 2015 under
According to a WBIR.com report, a 12-year-old Greenville boy was killed when he was hit by a school bus he was approaching to board. The Greene County school bus accident happened at the intersection of Snapps Ferry Road and Holder Road at approximately 6:49 a.m. and the sister of the victim..
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Two Lawsuits filed Against Hamilton Department of Education for Bullying

Posted On: May 30, 2014 under
The first case: David Cameron Nixon Cameron Nixon was a 7th grade student at Signal Mountain Middle School where he played football. In September 2013, the football team was eating at the school cafeteria after school. Cameron was on crutches at the time because of foot injury..
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NHTSA Aims to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths by Urging Parents and Caregivers to “Look Before You Lock”

Posted On: August 9, 2012 under
child injuries attorney
presented by: Gary Massey The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide, created an important initiative in July to help prevent child fatalities that are a result of children being left in hot vehicles. The NHTSA notes that heatstroke is the leading.. Read More »

New Study Shows Early Birth May Pose Risk to the Mind

Posted On: July 16, 2012 under
dangers of early birth
TN Birth Injury Medical MalpracticeA recent study shows premature birth may increase the risk for serious mental illness in adolescence and young adulthood, according to a report in The New York Times. The study’s researchers reviewed the birth and hospital admission records of more than 1.3 million.. Read More »

New CDC Report Indicates Child Injury Deaths are Down

Posted On: April 19, 2012 under
presented by: Gary Massey According to a news report in The Christian Science Monitor, a new child safety report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals a decrease in child injury fatalities. From 2000 to 2009, child injury-related deaths have dropped 30 percent,..
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Child Injury Accidents: Data and Information

Posted On: February 13, 2012 under
child accident attorney
Each day, more than 2,000 children die from an injury that could have been prevented. In addition, child injuries are a major source of hospital and childhood emergency department admissions. There are a number of causes of childhood injuries, but accident statistics from quite a few sources,.. Read More »

New Study Shows Brain Cooling Can Reduce a Baby’s Risk of Cerebral Palsy

Posted On: February 1, 2012 under
child injuries and preventing medical malpractice
presented by: Gary Massey Birth asphyxia occurs when a newborn’s brain and other vital organs do not receive enough oxygen either before, during, or right after birth. For a number of infants born each year, birth asphyxia can be a devastating condition that can lead to permanent.. Read More »

Jasper School for Special Needs Found Violating Safety Standards, Operating Illegally

Posted On: November 23, 2011 under
Back in 2001, a school in Jasper was closed down due to numerous safety violations. Among the violations was the presence of asbestos. Last month, 10 years later, the local fire marshall was informed that classes for special needs and alternative students were still being conducted at what’s..
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