Passed out behind the wheel

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer I read some pretty unusual cases. There are some cases where someone is passed out at the wheel and causes an accident. The most common involves …

Drunk driving

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

I once had a comment on my blog from an active member of Mothers against drunk driving. MADD She scolded me a bit for using the word accident to describe …

DROWSY DRIVING

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Accidents that are caused by drowsy driving are quite similar in evidence to those caused by drunken driving: This is sometimes also what we find in texting and driving crashes …

WE NEED FATTER DUMMIES?

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

When crash test dummies were introduced over forty years ago, only about 15% of us were obese. Apparently, we have gained enough collective weight as a nation that we need …

BE PREPARED ON THE ROAD

In Driving Issues, Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury attorney, I have seen the wisdom in being prepared for the unexpected. Surprises come while we are busy doing other things. A little planning, like these five …

GM: RECALLS TOO LITTLE TOO LATE

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

GM PUT PROFITS OVER PEOPLE General Motors, the behemoth of the U.S. auto industry, is recalling millions more cars to repair faulty ignition switches that they knew about and now …

TEENAGE DRIVING OFTEN DEADLY

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

Is it an urban myth that male teen drivers are in more accidents? No. The insurance rates are set in part by statistics from real crash data. The car accident …

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SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

File early. If you are no longer able to work, it may not be a good idea to wait to see if it is permanent. If you stop working in …

ASK THE LAWYER

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer, I am blessed to speak at many different events by civic clubs, churches and student groups. Some of the questions I get during Q & A …

Thinking of Law School?

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer who has had my own firm since 2000, I am asked to speak to groups and I get asked, “Do you think I should go to …

Injury Lawyer Makes a Difference

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Injury lawyer David B. Peel has been practicing from his own modest Millington office for 15 years, and making a difference. Handling serious injury accidents,tractor-trailer crashes, deaths and disabilities is …

BE PREPARED ON THE ROAD

In Driving Issues, Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury attorney, I have seen the wisdom in being prepared for the unexpected. Surprises come while we are busy doing other things. A little planning, like these five …

DRONES AND THE LAW

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

Two years from now, while you are making out your naughty and nice list, you might notice a hum overhead. It is by then that “unmanned aerial vehicles” commonly known …

The Right To Remain Silent

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

“You have the right to remain silent…” As an injury lawyer, I see legal television shows a bit differently than I saw them before I went to law school. Of …

IS LAW SCHOOL FOR YOU?

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer running my own firm for over 13 years now, I am often asked if I think someone should go to law school. In general, I discourage …

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ATV Property Claims in Tennessee

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

A Tennessee Court of Appeals case sheds light on the new law when someone is hurt riding ATVs on your property. Mr. McCaig sustained multiple injuries while operating an all-terrain …

DEATHS BY ACCIDENT IN NATIONAL PARKS

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Accidents in National Parks As an injury lawyer, the way people are injured or killed is strangely interesting to me. As I write this I am traveling through multiple national …

PHONE SCAMS COSTS TENNESSEE MAN HIS LIFE

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

Most of us consider phone scams a mere annoyance, but it cost one Tennessee gentleman his will to live. The incessant phone calls congratulated the aging grandfather on his luck …

Decided for you

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer I deal with insurance companies in terms of accident cases. Many times these cases wind up going through a process known as mediation. Mediation is based …

Thank You for Your Service

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

The other day I was at the Grizzlies play off game and noticed how few people even put their phone down during the National Anthem. Many did not place their …

REFLECT CHRIST IN THE WORKPLACE

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

“Work” is not a four-letter word. Well, it is, actually… but not in the obscene sense at least. Work was in the original paradisal Garden. “The Lord God took the …

Pack a Go Bag Today

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

The next task is not to leave them alone there. However, that presents a problem after a day or so. You did not stop to grab clothes, or a change …

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

As an injury lawyer, legal research is common. However, even many non-legal issues, like genealogy (family trees and origins), fascinate me. The origin of how many of us got our …

LOSS OF A Truett Cathy

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

“A Good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.” Proverbs 22:1 The World is worse for the recent loss of …

THE WHITE BRONCO CHASE – 20 YEARS LATER

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

THE WHITE BRONCO CHASE – 20 YEARS LATER Remember it? Most do. Someone has ranked the O. J. Simpson white Bronco chase in the top ten most remembered television moments, …

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