Category: Personal Injury

The Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in Tennessee

Posted On: July 28, 2016 under
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You have likely heard the phrase “statute of limitations” before but may be unsure exactly what it means. It refers to the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit after an accident or a crime has occurred. Statutes of limitation are set by the.. Read More »

Tennessee Burn Injuries Classifications

Posted On: February 7, 2015 under
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Burn injuries can cause extensive damage to the skin and other tissues. Burns may be caused by heat, electricity, radiation, sunlight, or chemicals, and a wide range of accidents can result in burn injuries. The prognosis of a burn injury depends on several factors. The cause of.. Read More »

Tennessee Struck by Meningitis Outbreak from Tainted Steroid Injections: 35 Cases Reported, 5 Deaths

Posted On: October 9, 2012 under
According to a CNN.com news report, patients in nine different states have contracted a noncontagious form of meningitis linked to contaminated steroid injections. The total number of people who have contracted the deadly fungal meningitis has soared to 105 as of October 8, 2012 and the bacterial infection has..
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More Time May Be Given to Patients with Actos Injuries to File Claim

Posted On: July 30, 2012 under
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presented by: Gary Massey Chattanooga Actos Side EffectsDrug experts have warned that the long-term use of Actos, a drug intended to treat diabetes, may be linked to bladder cancer for more than a year. As such, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the drug’s manufacturer, could face as many as 10,000.. Read More »

Court Dismisses Vet’s Case against Tennessee VA, Claim Filed Too Late

Posted On: July 4, 2012 under
A recent Tennessee court ruling may make it difficult for veterans to seek compensation for possible exposure to several dangerous diseases, according to a report from Healthcare Global. In 2009, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notified more than 10,000 veterans that they may have been exposed..
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Enjoy Summer Safely in Tennessee during National Fireworks Safety Month

Posted On: June 20, 2012 under
The beautiful Tennessee summers bring family and friends together to enjoy some fun in the sun and celebrate the season’s holidays. Fireworks are an exciting addition to any summer celebration, but if not used responsibly, these visual delights can cause serious injury to not only the user,..
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Gary Massey Shares Four Tips to Help Select the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One

Posted On: June 18, 2012 under
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The choice to have an elderly loved one live in and receive care from a nursing home is always a difficult one to make, but selecting the appropriate nursing home doesn’t have to be. Personal injury lawyer Gary Massey understands the importance of choosing an excellent nursing home for.. Read More »

Study Shows People Less Likely to Dine at Restaurants Where a Slip-and-Fall Occurred

Posted On: March 12, 2012 under
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presented by: Gary Massey Tennessee Restaurant Slip FallAccording to Marketwatch.com, a new study conducted by the Cintas Corporation reveals an interesting trend among American restaurant-goers. In order to help restaurant operators understand the serious implications of slip-and-fall accidents, the group commissioned a third party, Harris Interactive, to.. Read More »

Halloween Costume Safety Tips Help Party-goers Avoid Injury

Posted On: October 31, 2011 under
Halloween means dressing up, eating lots of treats, and staying up long past your bedtime, which is why it’s so much fun for children and adults. Every year, however, some children suffer injuries from defective children’s products such as costumes or accessories. By making smart choices about what you..
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Statistics Demonstrate Serious Nature of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted On: October 18, 2011 under
presented by: Gary Massey Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect approximately 1.7 million people per year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These injuries range from mild “bumps on the head” to severe and even fatal brain damage and head injuries. In order..
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