Blog Posts in February, 2015

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  • 1 dead, 5 injured in head-on crash

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

    Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed that one person was killed and five other people were injured in a highway accident that took place on Feb. 14. The crash occurred in Roane County at about 1:44 p.m. and involved two vehicles that crashed head-on. Five of the accident victims, including the person who was killed, did not have seat belts on during the wreck. The fatal car crash occurred while a ...
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  • Tennessee chicken house worker flown to hospital after accident

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

    A male contract worker in a Lawrenceburg chicken house operated by Aviagen, a poultry breeder, was injured when a 500-pound cart fell on him. A human resources spokesperson for Aviagen explained that the man was moving the cart that contained either chickens or eggs when the accident occurred. At some point during the movement, the cart turned over and crushed him. According to reports, the worker ...
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  • Identifying serious shoulder damage in a car accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 11, 2015

    A minor accident on Tennessee roads is not likely to cause serious shoulder trauma such as a fracture . However, an impact involving a high level of energy could result in serious injury, including tissue damage or bone fractures. Emergency response personnel at the scene of an accident might identify issues such as swelling, unusual physical appearance, or bruising of the shoulder area as ...
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  • Measles and the problem of failures to diagnose

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 5, 2015

    Tennessee residents may be interested to learn that, along with the alarming increase in the incidence of measles cases, many may not have been properly diagnosed when infected people went to see their doctors. This failure to diagnose measles means that more people were likely exposed to the highly virulent illness than would have otherwise been expected. Because measles was formerly considered ...
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