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June 13, 2018

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer | ChattanoogaThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that an average of 15,000 people are injured and 210 are killed every year in back-over accidents alone. A back-over accident occurs when a driver fails to see a person behind his or her vehicle while backing up. Often this occurs because the victim is in the blind zone behind a...

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May 30, 2018

What are the leading causes of ...

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May 11, 2018

SCI Lawyer Chattanooga | Spinal Cord Injury AttorneyThere are two types of spinal cord injury:

  • Complete

  • Incomplete

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April 30, 2018

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Chattanooga As the weather continues to improve, motorcycles will become a more common sight on roads in and around Chattanooga. This makes it very important that motorcyclists and the drivers of passenger vehicles practice extra caution to help prevent motorcycle accidents.


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April 04, 2018

Chattanooga Distracted Driving Attorney April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Do you drive distracted?

That’ not such an easy question to answer. There are so many forms of distraction and we, as drivers, likely engage in any number of them each time we get behind the wheel. This month, taking time...

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March 16, 2018

Pedestrian Accident Attorney | Chattanooga, TN On Saturday, March 10th, a 49-year-old pedestrian was struck while walking in between two parked cars in Chattanooga. According to the Chattanoogan, the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian has been arrested and charged with “aggravated...

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March 05, 2018

St. Patricks Day Car Accident | Chattanooga, TN Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17th. Most years, the day itself falls on a weekday and, while revelry often occurs on the subsequent weekend, things tend to get a bit wilder when the actual day falls on a Friday or Saturday.

If you plan on going out on the 17th, it is important that you take extra care to avoid getting into an accident....

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Tags Car Accidents, Drunk Drivers, Saint Patrick's Day
January 08, 2018

Nursing Home Sexual Abuse | Chattanooga Nursing Home Lawyer Sexual abuse of nursing home residents may not be as common as neglect or other types of physical abuse, but it is nonetheless a serious and real issue facing many men and women currently living in nursing homes.

As tragic as this is, it is made more so by...

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December 05, 2017

After a car crash, the steps taken on the scene and in the days and weeks that follow will have a direct impact on your ability to collect fair compensation. This makes what you do following a car accident incredibly important.  Chattanooga personal injury attorney Herbert Thornbury is pleased to offer the following tips to help protect your physical and financial health following an auto accident.

On the Scene


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Tags Car Accidents
November 08, 2017

Chattanooga Thanksgiving Car Accident LawyerMillions of people take to the road every year around Thanksgiving to visit family and friends. Last year, AAA reported nearly 49 million people traveled 50+ miles from home to celebrate the holiday, many of those traveling on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving itself.

This year, industry trade group, Airlines for America, reports a 3% increase in airline tickets purchased for travel...

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Tags Car Accident Attorney, Thanksgiving Travel Tips