Blog Posts in February, 2016

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  • What Can Cause Erb’s Palsy?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 19, 2016

    Erb’s Palsy refers to the damage done to the nerves of a baby’s arm. Also known as a form of obstetric brachial plexus disorder, the injury affects two out of every 1000 babies. The brachial plexus is what gives the baby movement and feeling in the arm. When those nerves are damaged, it can affect the child’s movements and cause paralysis . Because Erb’s Palsy is a direct injury to the nerves, it ...
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  • Anesthesia Events: Malpractice or Complication?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Feb 12, 2016

    Doctors commonly employ the use of anesthesia when a patient goes through surgery or any major medical procedure. Anesthetic agents inhibit pain receptors and generally work in such a way as to numb the anesthetized. Anesthesiologists use three main forms of anesthesia. This includes: Local anesthesia – The drug blocks transmission of certain nerve impulses to a specific area of the body or spinal ...
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  • 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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