Blog Posts in March, 2011

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  • Nashville toughening up on elder abuse and financial exploitation

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 30, 2011

    A $320,000 federal grant three years ago may be helping change one of the most tragic problems in our society: elder abuse and neglect. Physical or sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of the elderly has been chronically underreported, and fighting it has been hampered by lack of knowledge and training for law enforcement and social service counselors. To try to change that, the ...
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  • Dangerous Bacteria in Alcohol Swabs Suspected in Infant's Death

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

    Our firm has received calls asking about the dangers of alcohol wipes or swabs that may have become contaminated with harmful bacteria. People are quite justifiably concerned, because such contamination can cause life-threatening infections in children and adults with compromised immune systems. Last November, a 2-year-old boy in Texas died suddenly from what is suspected to have been meningitis ...
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  • Champion marathoner Sally Meyerhoff dies in bicycle-car accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 11, 2011

    Sally Meyerhoff, a 27-year-old champion marathoner and qualifier for the 2012 Olympic marathon trials, was killed on March 8 while riding her bike in Maricopa, Arizona. The former All-American from Duke University died instantly after she apparently collided with a truck while she was riding. The tragic bicycle accident sparked CBS News, among others, to focus on how to prevent the hundreds of ...
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  • State's Malpractice awards are Fair, Reasonable

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 11, 2011

    The Tennessean has published a guest editorial written by one of our attorneys, Daniel L. Clayton. Daniel Clayton calls his editorial "The Truth About Tennessee's Civil Justice System." It is important for people to know the truth, instead of accepting the misleading information and propaganda that is being spread by tort reformers. Clayton says, "I agree with Senator Fred Thompson when he says, ...
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  • Tort reform and the Truth about Tennessee's civil justice system

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 10, 2011

    Certain groups are working hard at taking away the constitutional rights of Tennesseans. Although Tennesseans are trusted to determine whether a criminal defendant should face life or death, certain groups don't trust Tennesseans when it comes to the amount of harms and losses a corporation found guilty of wrongdoing has caused.One such group is the "Tennessee Center for Policy Research" headed by ...
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  • FDA drug recall: Over 500 prescription cold and allergy drugs

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 8, 2011

    The FDA has ordered more than 500 common prescription drugs pulled from the market over concerns that they may contain ingredients that are not proven to be safe and effective, and because they may cause harm to children under two. The drug recall affects cough, cold and allergy drugs that have been marketed to both adults and children for years, including industry standards such as Accuhist, ...
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