Distracted driving

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury attorney, I see many accidents caused by distracted driving. Here are some of the biggest distractions: 1. Passengers. Passengers are distracting, especially to teens who sometimes tend …

AVOID A CRASH!!

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

As a Christian injury attorney, I see the aftermath of tragic car crashes every week. There are a few common accidents that you can either avoid or mitigate if you …

Teen Driver Safety

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Teens don’t really understand just how long or fragile life is, or how much pain their loss would cause their family and friends. Nevertheless, we all remember the scare tactics …

Teen Drivers

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Crashes remain the number one killer of our adolescents, well more than guns, drugs or kidnappings. Here are a few tips that all teen drivers need to be mindful of: …

OWNER OF CAR LIABLE FOR DRIVER?

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Yes the owner is usually liable for the permissive driver’s negligence. The family purpose doctrine is a court-created legal fiction by which the owner of an automobile is held vicariously …

KIDS DIE IN HOT CAR

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

The news this time of year always seems to tell of baby who died in a hot car due to an absent-minded parent, or even worse, allegations of an intentional …

DRUNK DRIVERS

In Driving Issues, Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

DRUNK DRIVERS CAUSE HOLIDAY TRAGEDIES In Tennessee, all drivers are required to have automobile insurance and are not supposed to drink and drive. Some violate both laws. Especially around the …

Car damage

In Driving Issues, Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury attorney handling car accidents every week, I hear clients’ concerns about how their cars are repaired. While my focus is on getting them to the proper medical …

See All Driving Issues Posts

Liability Insurance Ends Punkin Chunkin

In Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

NO PUNKIN’ CHUNKIN’ Since 1986, bored rednecks in Delaware have been tinkering with giant medieval trebuchet devices, catapults, giant slingshots, and even custom-built air cannons with enormously long barrels all …

Insurance Offers to Settle

In Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

Many times a client will be offered something by an insurance company prior to hiring me. The other day I met with a new client who had been offered $1000 …

DRUNK DRIVERS

In Driving Issues, Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

DRUNK DRIVERS CAUSE HOLIDAY TRAGEDIES In Tennessee, all drivers are required to have automobile insurance and are not supposed to drink and drive. Some violate both laws. Especially around the …

Car damage

In Driving Issues, Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury attorney handling car accidents every week, I hear clients’ concerns about how their cars are repaired. While my focus is on getting them to the proper medical …

See All Insurance Articles Posts

“CARPE DIEM”

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

These words from the late, great Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society inspired a generation. As an injury lawyer, I deal with more than a few Latin words in both …

Teen Jobs in Tennessee

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

If you are like me, you have pretty much always been working since you were a youngster. At age 9, I started mowing yards and kept that up in my …

DON’T GET SUED OVER HALLOWEEN

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

DON’T GET SUED OVER HALLOWEEN These simple steps can help make sure your home is safe and assure your little visitors have a great time. 1. Lighting: Proper lighting shows …

HOW LAWYERS GET PAID

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

The kind of fee I charge is called a “contingent” fee. I only get paid a fee in injury and disability cases if we win. Contingent fees — typically one-third …

Record Setting Result

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

The offer to my client before I was hired: $400.00 “For what you’ve been through,” they said. I was hired, filed suit and just a little over a year later: …

LOSS of LOGIC in Arguments

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Logic has left the building We need to teach logic in schools. I know as an injury lawyer who argues for a living, I rely on logic every single day. …

Live Richly

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

LIVING LIKE A MILLIONAIRE? Everybody wants to be a millionaire, right? Wrong. I think most folks just want to live like a millionaire. It is actually different. It is not …

PROTECT OUR SENIORS

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

SCAM ALERT As an injury attorney, I am very unlikely to be targeted in a scam. But this is not true for my grandmother. Here are some current scams that …

The Best Attorney in Memphis

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

If you are looking for the best attorney in Memphis, or the winningest lawyer in Shelby County, Tennessee, or the finest injury attorney in the Tipton County area, you will …

See All Legal Advice Posts

Vanity Plate Furor

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

LICENCE PLATE FUROR We have seen the vanity plates. Sometimes, they are hard to decipher, but some are pretty clever: On a Huge Hummer: “1 M P G” (bad gas …

How to tell if a Head Injury is Serious?

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

HEAD INJURIES IN ACCIDENTS CAN HIDE SYMPTOMS As an injury lawyer who handles serious injuries from motorcycle, car and truck accidents, and on the job injuries, I see traumatic brain …

WHIPLASH: The TRUTH

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

WHAT IS WHIPLASH? True, the X ray might show no fractures. The Emergency room might release you back to work. You may not be bleeding or have a broken bone …

SUE-HAPPY

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Lately I have been hearing this term more often, “sue-happy.” As an injury lawyer, I am often contacted by potential clients that are very concerned about making any claims, because …

Thank you for your Service Veterans

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

One day at a Grizzlies play off game I noticed how few people even put their phone down during the National Anthem. Many did not place their hand over their …

SIX PHONE SCAMS

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Phone Scams to Watch Out For It seems like every year, there is another scam or two out there. Here are a few to be aware of. Share this with …

Going Deeper: Look At The Facts

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

We’ve all heard the saying “the Large print giveth the small print taketh away” And as a principal of contract law, that is pretty accurate. But there’s another thing that …

Veterans Are a Treasure

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

LOST TREASURE As an injury attorney, I have been blessed to represent many veterans. Today, while you read this paper and go about your day, more than 700 World War …

See All Legal Help Posts

HISTORIC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE VERDICT

In Malpractice by @PeelLawFirm

Weakley County attorney Roy Herron and Nashville attorneys Randy Kinnard and Mary Ellen Morris have achieved something no one else can recall ever having been done in Dresden, Tennessee: Winning …

UNBELIEVABLE MALPRACTICE

In Malpractice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer, I see some egregious medical malpractice cases, but this one is really unbelievable! Imagine your sister needs a kidney. The waiting lists are long and many …

Odds of Malpractice

In Malpractice by @PeelLawFirm

You are much more likely to die as a result of a medical mistake, called “medical malpractice,” than you are to die in a plane crash! As an injury lawyer, …

Med Mal filings down in TN, where’s the crisis???

In Malpractice by @PeelLawFirm

Civil Justice System Under Attack with False Propaganda Groups Working to Increase Profits by Taking Away Tennesseans Constitutional Rights Nashville— Tennessee’s civil justice system works by promoting responsible behavior and …

See All Malpractice Posts