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Pickwick Dam Accident

Pickwick Dam Accident

  A boating incident with unclear causes leaves two dead More questions than answers Two Chester County residents, Casey Cox, 32, and Michael Ray Terry, 69, died on Wednesday, April 26, when their aluminum flat-bottom boat was sucked through the spillway of...

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

As the weather gets warmer and more inviting for motorists, many motorcycle drivers will find themselves cruising for bruising Warmer weather, longer days, more accidents In a recent post, we have explored how warm weather affects conditions on the roads and how it is...

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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

A growing concern that goes largely unreported. An alarming yet silent problem Much below average - that is the official rating of the quality of care provided in the Brookhaven Manor nursing home in Kingsport, Tennessee, according to the nursing home benchmark...

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Warm Weather and Increased Accident Rates

Warm Weather and Increased Accident Rates

How spring and summer affect safety on the roads and what can be done to mitigate the damage. Safer than winter - but not as much as you think With average mid-temperatures above 50°F, clear skies and mild breezes, there is no wonder that both pedestrian and motor...

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Scott County Landfill Expansion

Scott County Landfill Expansion

Georgetown Residents Concerned Over Possible Safety Hazards   From odor issues to property value impact, to health and environmental concerns, landfill sites have been frequent sources of controversies and the recurrent subject of lawsuits. There are...

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Proving Fault After an Accident

Proving Fault After an Accident

With more than 6 million police-reported incidents a year, motor vehicle crashes and their aftermath arguably constitute one of the most common situations in which a person may find himself in need of legal advice. The problem that usually presents itself in such a...

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Surgical Mesh has been used for decades to treat damage from hernias. It provides additional support for the bulging tissue and helps to restrain it and allow the hernia to heal. This device can be constructed from a variety of materials, from animal tissues to...

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Do DUI Checkpoints Really Keep Us Safe?

Do DUI Checkpoints Really Keep Us Safe?

A lot of debate surrounds the use of sobriety checkpoints by police, commonly called “DUI checkpoints” by the public. The truth is that while some see this practice as infringing on the rights of citizens, the Kentucky, Tennessee and Federal Governments have...

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Traumatic brain injury is a major issue in the news today. From teen and professional athletes to those who suffer from major car accidents, the public is only just becoming aware of the true damage caused by brain injuries. Such incidents don’t just affect the...

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A Plea to Teen Drivers: Be Safe

A Plea to Teen Drivers: Be Safe

Tie-dye t-shirts usually don’t seem appropriate for somber occasions, but to the fellow students of the late Savanna Jo Biles, they are a bittersweet reminder of the passions their friend held so deeply. “She loved color,”  Savanna’s mother, Lisa Biles, told The...

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