SPEED LIMITS CAUSE ACCIDENTS?

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

The famously unpopular change to 55 mph (the “double nickel”) happened way back in 1973. Up until then, most speedometers had a red line at 70 mph, if they had …

TXTNG & DRVNG

In Driving Issues by @PeelLawFirm

TEXTING AND DRIVING This is why many States, including Tennessee, now ban texting and driving, but do allow cell phone use. T.C.A. § 55–8–199 provides: “No person while driving a …

AVOIDING a Car Accident

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 …

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 …

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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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Is Your Family Safe From Storms?

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

IS YOUR FAMILY SAFE FROM STORMS? As an injury lawyer, and a family man who sees tragedies every day, I try to help to prevent injuries, car accidents and even …

Stay safer in a broken world

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As a Christian and an injury lawyer, I see the effects everyday of this broken world that the Bible variously characterizes as “corrupt” and “under a curse.” I was confronted …

SCAM ALERT for the Elderly

In Legal Advice by @PeelLawFirm

As an attorney, I hear stories of scam and abuses everyday, but the ones that make me the angriest are those focused against our elderly. Our aged population is targeted …

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 …

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DAYCARE INJURIES

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

A recent case of a severe injury to a child at a daycare center I am handling underscores the importance of following the rules and regulations of Tennessee that are …

Lawyer Logic

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

As a Christian Injury Lawyer, I look at issues quite differently than most people do. There are many examples of logical-sounding statements that are actually “fallacies.” Take a look at …

MOTORCYCLE INJURIES

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

SORRY SON, NO MOTORCYCLE As an injury lawyer who handles accidents involving motorcycles, cars and trucks, I am often asked about the crashes I investigate. If you see what I …

HELMETS SHOULD BE REQUIRED

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 …

Law can hurt not help society

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

THE LAW OFTEN HURTS SOCIETY As a Christian injury lawyer, I am acutely aware of the law’s impacts on society. Scripture indicates Satan hates all God created. This fallen angel …

LAW and Technology

In Legal Help by @PeelLawFirm

LAWS LAG BEHIND TECHNOLOGY As an injury lawyer, I rely on laws that change relatively slowly over time. After all, injury law itself can be traced all the way back …

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 …

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

In Malpractice by @PeelLawFirm

MTYHS ABOUT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS If you would like to discuss potential medical malpractice, please contact David Peel for your free consultation.

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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