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Memphis VA Medical Center under fire for poor care

The Memphis VA Medical Center is coming under fire after continued reports of poor care. Statements were issued earlier in September by members of the congressional delegation from the state of Tennessee about the "reprehensible and unacceptable" quality of care reported at the VA.

What You Need to Know About Caps on Your Tort Claim

In 2011, despite intense lobbying from interested groups, including AARP and trial attorney associations, the Tennessee General Assembly approved a new bill that places caps on the amounts that plaintiffs can recover from defendants in personal injury suits. These mandatory caps may have an effect on the maximum amount of compensation you can recover.

Motor Vehicle Accidents Cost Tennessee $1.15 Billion Yearly

Most people think of a motor vehicle accident in terms of the individual costs, both financial and emotional. When an accident results in a fatality, the individual costs are even higher. But what about for the state as a whole? Well, it turns out that the costs of deaths from motor vehicle crashes are also quite costly on a state level.

Information You Need to Document After an Accident

Even if you only suffer minor injuries, being in an accident can definitely shake you up. Documenting certain things after you've been involved in a car crash can help you later if you decide to pursue a claim for injuries suffered as a result of the accident. Information you collect can also help you with any insurance claim you plan to file.

Study Shows Many Children in Fatal Car Crashes Were Not Properly Secured

Did you know that motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for children under the age of 13? Keeping your child properly secured in your car can help to prevent severe injuries and even death in the event of a car accident.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

As a society, we're increasingly familiar and comfortable with using mobile devices. As a result, distracted driving issues have risen to the forefront when it comes to motor vehicle safety. You may not think it's all that dangerous to quickly send a text or read something while you're driving, but because texting involves visual, manual and cognitive attention, it's actually the most dangerous form of distracted driving.

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