Car Accidents & Insurance

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

On average, you will have some type of car accident once per decade. As an injury lawyer, I see the most serious car accidents. Many, if not most car accidents …

LOOK TWICE SAVE A MOTORCYCLE DRIVER

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Motorcyclists are often thought of as being reckless. We have all seen one pop a wheelie in traffic or roar carelessly around and weave through traffic. But, in Tennessee, most …

Crash Tests Results Predict Injuries

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Cars are getting smaller, and as an injury attorney, this worries me. While safety systems are much improved, you just cannot beat basic physics. Small cars are cheaper to own …

LAWYER’S TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING We all know it is best simply not to drive at all during the deadly combination of precipitation and freezing cold temperatures. But sometimes, there is …

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 …

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KEEP KIDS SAFE

In Insurance Articles by @PeelLawFirm

CHILDREN AND INJURY LAWSUITS Street safety: Being a pedestrian is always a disadvantage. When the kids are small, let them pick out some things around the house, like an orange, …

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 …

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Daycare Center Settles Disputed Case

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

I recently filed a case against a local Memphis daycare center alleging it failed to provide adequate supervision and staffing during spring break when several children were in their care. …

PAYING UP IN DEATH CASE

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Imagine loosing your son in a tragic car accident. It is the stuff nightmares are made of. It happened to a businessman in 2001, and he had to deal not …

A LONG-TERM CARE STORM IS COMING

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Aging, Injury and Long-Term Care Loom Like a Storm Some of my severely injured clients require long-term care. You might be surprised to learn that almost half of those that …

FIVE NEW YEAR’S (LEGAL) RESOLUTIONS

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Here are five (5) LEGAL resolutions can help yourself and your family. 1. Shoot a video. Make a videotape of all of your household goods, just by walking through the …

SPOILED KID SUIT SPOILED BY JUDGE

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

When you were in high school, I bet you had a serious run in with your parents. There may have been yelling. Maybe you even stormed out and threatened to …

MONEY IN Wrongful DEATH CASES

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

MONEY WON’T BRING HER BACK Wrongful Death Law in Tennessee governs the recovery of money damages when a loved one is killed due to negligence, such a car crash, accidental …

“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 …

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15.2 Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Verdict

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

HISTORIC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE VERDICT 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 …

LAWYERS DOING GOOD

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer, I know that lawyers everywhere are know besmirched with the unseemly TV ads that seem to trip over each other in a race to the bottom …

BRAIN INJURY

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer, I have handled many cases involving Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Often the diagnosis is not made right away, but only becomes clear over time. I recall …

Money Damages

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Death is a part of life, but, unfortunately, it does not always happen because of natural causes. Sometimes it is the result of an accident or someone else’s negligence. When …

CLASS ACTIONS PROTECT US ALL

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

MONEY IN YOUR GLOVE BOX? If you drive a recent model Hyundai or Kia, you might be getting some money back as result of a $400 million class action settlement …

LAWSUIT: WHO IS A PERSONS?

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

LAWSUIT CLAIMS MONKEYS ARE PERSONS It was bound to happen. Chimps are similar enough to people that many so-called “scientists” actually think that humans evolved from common ape-like ancestors. So, …

RENTAL ARREST?

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

THE LAW IS NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER There are some things that the justice system might do well, but we call agree it does not do everything well. Such is …

TEN TIPS ON TEACHING KIDS TO DRIVE

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Teaching kids to drive safely may be one of the most important lessons you ever pass onto them. I do nothing but injury law, so I see injuries from car …

CHILD LOSES $80,000 SETTLEMENT ON FACEBOOK

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

If your kid embarrassed you on Facebook by posting something a bit too personal, you ain’t seen nothing yet! This young lady cost her parents a cool $80,000. First, some …

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 …

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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 …

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