A nursing home should be a place where we can expect loving care and attention to be paid to our loved ones when we have to make the decision to place them there. Unfortunately, due to many factors such as understaffing, overcrowding, and staff incompetence, nursing home neglect is on the rise. In 2014, there were almost 15,000 cases of...Read More
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Auto accidents can have a catastrophic impact on your life. Victims of accidents can have their property damaged, suffer injury, or even death.
If you are involved in an auto accident that resulted in an injury, you may feel secure in relying on the insurance company for compensation, but hiring a personal injury lawyer is a much better option because insurance companies have a financial incentive to under-compensate you.
Chattanooga auto accident attorney Herbert Thornbury has years of successful experience representing victims in personal...Read More
If you've been involved in a serious Chattanooga area truck accident caused by a negligent truck driver, you may be able to get compensation for the damages related to the accident. But you might be asking yourself: "Where do I even start?" The law office of Herbert Thornbury Attorney at Law understands how overwhelming it can be to be involved in a crash. So we've gathered...Read More
Chances are good that you know someone who has been involved in some kind of traffic accident, or you have faced this situation yourself. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security reports nearly one thousand traffic-related fatalities across the state in 2015, and many more non-fatal car accidents occur each year. Our car accident lawyers know that even a...Read More
The American Burn Association has designated February 1-7 as Burn Awareness Week to provide the opportunity for burn, fire, and life safety educators to unite in building awareness and prevention. Injuries from burns can have serious and life-long effects on victims—both cosmetic and medical. Our burn injury attorney, Herbert Thornbury, understands that burn...Read More
Hover Boards were one of the hot gifts on many people's holiday lists for the 2015 holiday season. Many people received this hot seller as a gift, only to find out tragically that it can erupt in flames.
In the case of a fire, protecting yourself from personal injury is the most important thing to do. Make sure to extinguish any flames and to keep yourself, and others, from being harmed by the fire. After extinguishing the flames, be cautious with burned items as they may remain hot.
If you're burned, apply proper...Read More
The tragic loss of a loved one can only be compiled by the fact that your loved one may have died because of the negligence of another. While it may seem superfluous after such a tragic loss, having our attorney help you with your wrongful death case can help you and your family move on with a little more comfort.
After a death, our attorney can help you determine who was at fault for the horrible accident. We empathetically will help you and your family seek damages that will help you afford burial costs and can also help you in the future without...Read More
With the holiday season on approach, you are undoubtedly looking forward to parties, celebrations, and time with friends and family. While there is nothing wrong with kicking back and enjoying yourself by indulging with a drink or two, our attorneys want to spread a message to keep safe during the holidays. The holiday season that runs between the end of November and the beginning of the New Year proves to have the most car accident fatalities caused by drunk driving. Due to this fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) promotes their “Don’t Wreck the Holidays”...Read More
With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to start making a plan to ensure that you and your friends will not be drinking and driving during the holiday. While there's nothing wrong with having some fun and enjoying a cocktail or two, even one drink can lead to buzzed driving.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wishes to remind all Halloween participants that buzzed driving is drunk driving and will be treated as such.