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Officials are reporting multiple deaths after a Woodmore Elementary school bus crashed in Chattanooga, TN on Monday, ...
At least 23 students were injured after a school bus rolled over on Interstate 65 North at about 10:45 a.m. on Friday, ...
Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge attorney Randall Kinnard was invited to speak at a recent Folded Flag Foundation reception ...
Following a three-day trial, a Nashville jury unanimously ruled on Thursday, October 13 that Vanderbilt University ...
Blog Posts in April, 2011Blog Home
Inexperience, distraction cause of most teen-driver car accidents
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 29, 2011A new study by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that most car accidents involving teen drivers were caused by inexperience and distraction as opposed to reckless driving or alcohol. The information could help parents, law enforcement and advocacy groups address the real causes of motor vehicle wrecks that injure teens and put other drivers ...Continue Reading
Hit-and-run driver who caused Tullahoma wrongful death arrested
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 27, 2011Just after midnight on March 26, an unknown driver in a beige or light brown Ford pickup truck caused the wrongful death of a 28-year-old mother of two from Tullahoma, who had been innocently crossing the street. Local police immediately put out the call for information from the public, and it seems that call paid off. The suspected hit-and-run driver, a 47-year-old man also from Tullahoma, was ...Continue Reading
Better Use of Technology Could Prevent Many Bus Accidents
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 27, 2011Around 750 million passengers ride on America's motor coaches and tour buses each year. They include sports teams traveling to games, senior groups off on a gambling junket and church groups headed on retreat. Yet, despite this traffic, motor coaches in the United States have fewer safety regulations and safety modifications than the typical mini-van - and this lack of regulation is costing lives. ...Continue Reading
Patient describes horror of defective hip device to Senate panel
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 20, 2011Congressional subcommittees in both the House and Senate held hearings last week on the safety of the FDA approval process for medical devices in light of the global recall of defective hip replacements manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. As we reported on January 26 , numerous product liability lawsuits have been filed against DePuy alleging that metal parts in DePuy's ASR hip implants broke ...Continue Reading
Man in wheelchair injured in car accident while crossing street
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 16, 2011Early Wednesday morning, a wheelchair-bound pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck while he was crossing an intersection at Murfreesboro Road and Plus Park Boulevard in south Nashville. Unfortunately, the pickup truck driver responsible for the car accident was driving without a license or insurance. The car- pedestrian accident occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. Witnesses told the Nashville Metro ...Continue Reading
Grain Elevator Accidents Get Safety Agency's Attention
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 14, 2011Grain elevator accidents can pin agricultural workers beneath a torrent of grain that acts like quicksand. Last year, 26 men and boys died in these accidents, the most on record. A key federal agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has started a program to respond. The goal is to prevent personal injuries and fatalities in grain elevators. The program will organize safety ...Continue Reading
Three injured in rush-hour car accident on Myatt Drive Thursday
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 8, 2011A drunk driver appears to be responsible for a car accident that sent three people to the hospital and shut down Myatt Drive in Madison during rush hour on Thursday morning. Nashville Metro Police have said an investigation is underway. The suspected drunk-driving accident occurred just after 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning on Myatt Drive near Myatt Industrial Drive in Madison. According to the police, ...Continue Reading
Double-semi trucking accident on I-40 in Watertown injures one
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Apr 2, 2011Just after 6 a.m. Thursday morning, there was a violent trucking accident between two semi tractor-trailers on I-40, which seriously injured one person and closed all westbound lanes of the Interstate. The truck wreck occurred in Wilson County, two miles before the Linwood Road exit to Watertown. According to police reports, on semi-truck had stopped on the shoulder of the road and was attempting ...Continue Reading
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