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Tasked with protecting the public from negligent health professionals, the Tennessee Department of Health releases a ...
When you get a jury duty summons in the mail, your first instinct might be to rip it up, ignore it, or call the court to ...
Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge is pleased to announce that four of our firm’s attorneys (Randall Kinnard, Daniel Clayton, ...
Randy Kinnard has been named the 2020 recipient of the Pursuit of Justice Award. The award, which is given annually by ...
Blog Posts in March, 2011Blog Home
Nashville toughening up on elder abuse and financial exploitation
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 30, 2011A $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 ...Continue Reading
Dangerous Bacteria in Alcohol Swabs Suspected in Infant's Death
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 25, 2011Our 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 ...Continue Reading
Family files wrongful death suit for fatal October DUI accident
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 19, 2011The family of a 21-year-old nursing student who was killed in a fatal drunk-driving accident last October has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against both the accused drunk driver and the bar that served him enough alcohol before the crash that he had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit. The young woman and her 26-year-old boyfriend were both killed in the car accident, which occurred in ...Continue Reading
Appellate court upholds $7.5 million medical malpractice award
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 15, 2011A recent decision by a federal appeals court upheld a judgment of $7.5 million in a medical malpractice case. The damage award came as the result of a lawsuit filed by a woman who was treated at the clinic at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. The woman is married to a master sergeant in the Air Force. When she experienced numbness in her groin, legs and feet, she went to the clinic at Andersen. She ...Continue Reading
Champion marathoner Sally Meyerhoff dies in bicycle-car accident
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 11, 2011Sally 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 ...Continue Reading
State's Malpractice awards are Fair, Reasonable
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 11, 2011The 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, ...Continue Reading
Tort reform and the Truth about Tennessee's civil justice system
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 10, 2011Certain 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 ...Continue Reading
FDA drug recall: Over 500 prescription cold and allergy drugs
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 8, 2011The 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, ...Continue Reading
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