Blog Posts in November, 2011

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  • Retailers up safety precautions for Black Friday

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 25, 2011

    Sometimes it takes a real tragedy for there to be changes to improve workplace safety and prevent a future personal injury , or even death. And this year -- three years after tragedy struck at a Walmart store -- retailers around the country are making sure to take extra precautions when it comes to employee and customer safety on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. After the 2008 fatal ...
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  • Turkey deep fryers can cause serious personal injuries

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 23, 2011

    Tomorrow many families in Tennessee and around the country will be enjoying their Thanksgiving meal. And while the day is supposed to be a day of thanks and time to spend with loved ones, for those who decide to deep fry their turkey, the serious personal injury and fire risks could lead to tragedy in just a matter of minutes. According to the National Fire Protection Association, using an indoor ...
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  • CDC reports 60 percent increase in children's brain injuries

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 18, 2011

    Any kind of personal injury can be quite devastating and result in lifelong injuries. And while no serious personal injury should be looked at as more of less severe than others, over the past several months there has been an increasing amount of media attention given to the risks that athletes have when it comes to brain injuries . Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also ...
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  • Texting drivers are 23 times more likely to cause an accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 9, 2011

    There is no question that texting while driving is a dangerous activity. In an effort to reduce the number of distracted drivers on Nashville and other Tennessee roads, the legislature banned texting while driving in 2009. There have also been numerous studies that show just how dangerous distracted driving is, including studies that report dialing a cellphone, which is very similar to texting, ...
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  • School bus safety essential to get Tennessee children to school

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 7, 2011

    Throughout the year this blog has reported on numerous school bus accidents . Whether it was a reckless driver who injured a school bus driver or children on the bus or an inattentive bus driver who seriously injured another motorist, school bus accidents can cause life-changing injury and even death. While Tennessee has seen a series of severe bus accidents , the recent end of National School Bus ...
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  • Erratic driver injures two on Nashville interstate

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 3, 2011

    There has been another erratic driver on Nashville roadways causing accidents and injuring motorists, but this time one of the injured was a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper. If you are involved in a car accident, you may be wondering how you will afford medical payments for your catastrophic injuries . With the high cost of medical care and the serious nature of your injuries, you may accrue ...
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  • Tennessee Infants at Risk of Injury From Defective Cribs

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 2, 2011

    An infant should be safe in his or her own crib. But when cribs are not designed and manufactured properly, they can cause serious children's injures - including death. One particular problem with crib construction led to a product recall this month. Drop-side cribs that were imported from Taiwan by J.C. Penney were the subject of a recall because the drop-side rails have a propensity to become ...
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  • Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge selected on 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 2, 2011

    November 2011. Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge is pleased to announce that Randall L. Kinnard, Daniel L. Clayton and Mark S. Beveridge have been selected for inclusion on the 2011 Mid-South Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi attorneys are chosen each year. The Super Lawyers selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent ...
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  • Teenage joking gets out of hand, leads to Tennessee car accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 1, 2011

    The problem of distracted driving extends beyond using a cellphone in the car -- there are many things that can keep a driver from paying attention to the road, both in and out of his or her control. Whether it is eating or playing with the radio, distracted driving can have dangerous outcomes for drivers, passengers and other motorists. A recent car wreck in Tennessee has left three teenagers and ...
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  • Randy Kinnard - Nashville's Personal Injury Powerhouse

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 1, 2011

    Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge has provided high-quality legal services to victims of others' negligence for more than 30 years. The firm's dedicated attorneys bring more than 100 years of combined experience to the investigation, negotiation and litigation of serious personal injury , vehicular accidents, product liability , medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. "By limiting the scope of ...
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