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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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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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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
October 17, 2017

Halloween Safety Tips | Chattanooga Pedestrian Injury Lawyer The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security reports that there 206,380 motor vehicle accidents in Tennessee in 2016. 12,587 of those occurred in Hamilton County.

Of those:

  • 353 motor vehicle accidents in Hamilton County involved...
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September 19, 2017

distracted driving - Chattanooga car accident lawyerHerbert Thornbury has been a car accident lawyer in the Chattanooga area for decades. He's seen all sorts of car accidents, and all sorts of causes of these accidents. There are a lot of things that can go wrong on the road.

But there's no doubt that one of the most common causes of car accidents is distracted driving. These days, there are so...

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August 28, 2017

Chattanooga truck accident lawyerLoading the cargo for a massive commercial truck is a surprisingly precise, delicate operation. These trucks already have a very high center of gravity, and controlling them is a difficult task in even the best of situations. For that reason it's very important that a truck's cargo be loaded carefully, and with a keen eye to the physics involved.

However, Mr. Thornbury has seen time and again...

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July 31, 2017

defective Takata airbags - Chattanooga car accident lawyerThe Takata airbag disaster has claimed many victims. Now, it has claimed what is undoubtedly its most ironic victim: the Takata Corporation itself.

The airbag manufacturer is filing for bankruptcy in both Japan and the United States, a direct result of a controversy involving shoddy airbags that sprayed shrapnel upon deployment. Takata is finalizing the sale of most of its business to...

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