• Brief History of Tennessee State Route 840

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 5, 2016

    If you live in Nashville, it is hard to miss hearing about Tennessee State Route 840. 77.28 miles in length, the highway serves Dickson, Franklin, Murfreesboro, and Lebanon. With the recent construction efforts and reopening, more drivers opt to take the route. However, with the increase in traffic, particularly with commercial trucks, the highway generates more congestion that can lead to more ...
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  • How to Sabotage Your Personal Injury Claim (What Not To Do)

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 4, 2016

    When you sustain an injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence or carelessness, you may have grounds to seek restitution. You should not have to suffer for someone else’s mistake. Filing a personal injury claim allows you to do that. However, when you bring a lawsuit against those you believe to be the responsible party, you need to be careful of your conduct in and outside of the ...
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  • $1.75 Million Verdict in Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Case

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 2, 2016

    Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge’s Nashville medical malpractice lawyers were able to secure a $1.75 million verdict for our client whose breast cancer diagnosis had been delayed . On Thursday, January 28, 2016, a Rutherford County Jury awarded a $1.75 million verdict in a medical malpractice case. The case was Peggy L. Kellerman and William Kellerman v. Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Inc. (now St ...
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  • Allow Award-Winning Our Lawyers to Handle Your Case

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jan 27, 2016

    If you are involved in a catastrophic accident that causes major injuries, it can be difficult to think about anything other than the pain and focusing on getting better. However, true healing cannot occur until the person reliable is held accountable, especially if they were negligent or careless. When you try to seek appropriate legal counsel, it can be difficult to know who to choose, when ...
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  • Ice and Sleet Make Driving Dangerous

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jan 22, 2016

    Tennessee is experiencing a stormy winter. The rain and snow that pass through the state not only chill the air, it causes the roads and streets to frost over with ice and slate. This does not fare well for those commuting through the cities. In just a day, there have been numerous crashes. On Wednesday, at least 26 crashes were reported by the Wilson County Emergency Management agency. The ...
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  • 5 Tips for Driving Next to Big Rigs

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jan 15, 2016

    The road can be a dangerous place on a normal day. But when driving next to a big rig or commercial truck, it can feel like a scarier adventure. Big rigs have a right to be on the streets just like everyone else. However, because of their size and weight, if you get into an accident with one, it can lead to extensive damage, injuries, and even death. At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, we believe ...
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  • Resolve to Find the Best Legal Representation for Your Case This Year

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jan 8, 2016

    It can be difficult to truly enjoy the holidays and the New Year if you have been injured in an accident or due to medical malpractice. Rather than focus on the fun festivities and making plans for the new year, you probably have to deal with returning to basic health and mobility. It can be painful overcoming serious and catastrophic injuries. That is why we believe that one of your main New ...
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  • Happy Holidays from Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 28, 2015

    How the time has come and gone, we do not know. It seems like yesterday that stores were putting out holiday decorations and now it is almost the New Year. Everyone here at Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge would like to wish you a very happy holiday and a brighter new year. We would also like to take this moment to thank you, clients of past, present, and future. We understand the struggles and ...
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  • Southwest Plane Crash at Nashville International Airport Investigated

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 17, 2015

    The Federal Aviation Administration is continuing its investigation of the Southwest plane that skid off the taxiway at Nashville International Airport on Tuesday. Authorities still aren’t sure what caused a Southwest plane to skid off the taxiway at Nashville International Airport two days ago, injuring nine passengers. The plane was carrying 133 passengers and five crewmembers from Houston Hobby ...
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  • Dangers of Paramedic Intubation Errors

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 14, 2015

    When someone suffers a traumatic injury, the first people on the scene are usually emergency medical technicians. They embody a light of hope in a dangerous and hopeful situation. However, in cases of high risk, it is important that these technicians proceed with care and precision. This can be hard to do in the hectic environment in which they work. These intense circumstances can cause the ...
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  • GM liable for punitive damages in ignition switch suits

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 23, 2015

    Some individuals in Tennessee may have heard about lawsuits against General Motors regarding faulty ignition switches. The company admitted it knew its ignition switches were faulty for about ten years despite waiting until February 2014 to recall the cars. At least 169 people have been killed in crashes related to the switches, and many others were injured. In 2009, General Motors filed for ...
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  • Car safety experts look to technology to reduce fatalities

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 17, 2015

    Every day, the greatest risk to safety encountered by people in Tennessee is traveling by motor vehicle. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics, drivers and passengers on the roadways face a risk of death 300 times greater than people in commercial airplanes. Historically, advances in safety technology, like seat belts, have saved lives. Seat belts and other ...
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  • Fatality accident on Tennessee's Highway 14

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 9, 2015

    A five-car accident occurred on a section of Highway 14 on Nov. 6. The incident occurred north of Highway 385 at approximately 4:30 p.m. and resulted in two deaths. Four other individuals were injured in the accident, and three additional parties escaped the wreck without injury. Authorities indicate that the catalyst for the fatal collision was a pickup truck traveling south on Highway 14. The ...
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  • Campaign against drinking by young drivers

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 3, 2015

    As Tennessee residents might know, a major cause of death among those under age 21 is motor vehicle accidents. Drinking and driving is implicated in approximately 25 percent of fatal accidents involving this age group, and almost 50 percent are drivers of the vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has teamed with the Ad Council to conduct a campaign aimed at instructing ...
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  • The odds of dying in a car crash in Tennessee

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Oct 19, 2015

    According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motor vehicle deaths have declined drastically in the past three years. This has been part of an overall decline since 1985 that has occurred largely because of improvements in car safety. However, it is still one of the most common causes of death in the United States. In 2013, there were 33,804 motor vehicle deaths out of 2.6 million ...
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