Many people in Tennessee suffer serious personal injuries or die each year as a result of the actions of a drunk driver. The problem is a national one, with similar accidents occurring in every state across the nation.
Tennessee residents may be unaware of the American Chiropractic Association's recent report concerning whiplash. According to the agency, whenever a person is suddenly injured by being jolted back and forth, it is probable that an injury of the neck has been caused, called whiplash. One of the most common ways a person is injured in this manner is by the sudden impact of a car accident.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that a traffic accident involving multiple vehicles near West Jefferson Pike on State Route 840 occurred on Dec. 11. The incident killed one driver and injured another, reportedly.
A 41-year-old West Virginia man who was responsible for a crash that injured two Tennessee women is being charged by police with DUI and aggravated assault. The accident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the intersection of West State Street and Route 126 in Bristol.
Watching your loved one get on a barge or other commercial vessel can be devastating. The thoughts about the dangers are usually at the front of your mind while they are at work. While most people will return home to their family members without an incident after working on the waterways, there are some instances in which people might not return or when they come home injured. For these families, knowing about the Jones Act might help them to decide what steps to take from there.