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February 06, 2016

Chattanooga Burn Injury Attorneys | TNThe 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...

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January 06, 2016

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...

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December 28, 2015

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...

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November 19, 2015

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”...

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October 27, 2015

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.

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September 15, 2015

Chattanooga Social Security Disability AttorneysIf you've suddenly suffered an injury that has rendered you unable to work, you may qualify for social security because of your disability. You need help to take care of your family and you may be feeling overwhelmed, but our Chattanooga social security attorneys can help you get the coverage you deserve.

Social security claims...

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August 27, 2015

During the month of August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) promotes their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. During August and continuing till Labor Day, police join the campaign by promoting the issue of drunk driving and how dangerous it is. Police set up extra stops to check for drunk drivers and are even more on alert than they usually are.

Our Chattanooga car accident attorney has seen far too many examples of a person injured because they were hit by a...

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July 24, 2015

The recent tractor trailer accident near Chattanooga shows just how dangerous truck accidents can be. On June 25, construction caused traffic to come to a halt on I-75, but the driver of a truck failed to stop, plowing into the parked cars ahead. Nine vehicles and 18 passengers were involved in the crash that killed 6 people and injured another 6. Our Chattanooga Truck Accident Attorneys have seen how crashes like this can dramatically alter the course of so many lives.


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June 15, 2015

Chattanooga Truck Accident Attorneys | TN LawyersWhile any type of automobile accident is a horrible experience, it is nearly impossible for a semi-truck accident to not have the worst consequences. Simply due to the size and weight of a semi-truck equates for horrible damage to vehicles and, oftentimes, injuries or even wrongful death in the case of the passenger.

If you've been involved in an...

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May 13, 2015

Automobile accidents are always traumatic and disorienting. But for many people, the process of dealing with insurance companies after the accident can be equally stressful. With over thirty years of experience as a Tennessee auto accident lawyer, Herbert Thornbury can give you some tips on how to deal with insurance companies immediately following an accident.

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Your first priority in any auto accident is getting immediate medical attention for anyone who requires it. If nobody is seriously hurt,...

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