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3 injured, 1 seriously, in bizarre Tennessee jet ski accident

In an unfortunate example of how accidents can occur in just about any situation, three people were hurt after a rogue jet ski struck a Tennessee beach. The incident occurred at the Cheatham County dam on a Sunday afternoon when the jet ski operator reportedly fell off the vehicle and it kept traveling before striking several people on the beach and in the water.

Follow these steps if you have suffered a personal injury

Not all people who suffer a negligent personal injury know that they will go on to file a claim. In most cases, this decision comes in the aftermath of an injury when the consequences caused by the incident begin to manifest. For example, many victims do not consider filing personal injury claims until the medical bills come rolling in and they realize that they cannot cover these costly expenses.

Kids, sporting activities and personal injury in Tennessee

Summer brings young people out in droves, many of them eager to engage in sports activities. Some of these sports are supervised by an organization while others occur just between groups of friends. One thing they have in common is that the risk of personal injury is a factor in all sporting activities.

Is taking a structured settlement wise in personal injury claims?

Anytime a legal solution is right for you, it is never a bad idea. However, it is crucial to make sure that it is indeed the right choice. A key point in such cases is never to rush into your decision. Unless you are approaching a critical deadline, take plenty of time to review your options and weigh their risks and against their benefits.

Is it possible to identify which dog breeds are likely to attack?

As nearly all dog lovers will tell you, many factors determine whether a dog will attack a person. The way an animal is raised and handled plays a critical role in the dog's behavior towards people. For example, most any dog can learn to bite or attack a human, especially if the animal's owner encourages this behavior.

Do you have a personal injury case? Ask yourself these questions

One of the most common things we hear from our Knoxville neighbors is that they did not realize they had grounds to file a personal injury claim. To those who have never experienced a serious injury, it seems straightforward. A person suffers an injury because of another party's negligence or carelessness and files a claim. However, these legal issues can actually be complicated and confusing in some cases.

What does the attractive nuisance doctrine mean?

If you are a parent, you probably understand how the curiosity of children can sometimes get them into trouble. Perhaps your child has touched a hot stove or climbed onto an unsafe surface in your home. Even though you and other parents in the Knoxville region likely strive to teach your kids about safety, curiosity can still place them in hazardous situations. This is especially the case as children grow older and begin to explore their neighborhoods.

Common medical malpractice injuries

Suffering an injury due to the negligence of your doctor or other medical professional is a difficult situation to deal with in Knoxville. No patient should have to endure an illness or injury because his or her doctor did not properly handle surgery or care. Today, we will take a look at the most common medical malpractice injuries.

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