Tennessee Mom Captures Nurse Assaulting Wheelchair-Bound Son with Cerebral Palsy

Medical Malpractice . John Whitfield

Instances of medical malpractice occur nearly every day without many knowing. These occurrences can be incredibly taxing and devastating for the victim and their family members who witness or have knowledge of the malpractice. Recently in Nashville, the mother of a wheelchair-bound young adult found out his in-home nurse assaulted


Eight Tips for Managing Back Pain

Personal Injury . John Whitfield

Back pain is something many of us will experience in our lifetimes, and it often results from a workplace injury. Though back pain comes in many forms, managing inflammatory pain, particularly after an accident, can be quite daunting. Though a regular amount of back pain can be common, inflammatory back


14 Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured in Tennessee Pedestrian Accident

Car Accidents,Personal Injury . John Whitfield

When a pedestrian accident severely injures or kills someone, the effects can be incredibly devastating. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related crashes in 2017 alone. Recently, a local 14-year old boy was severely injured after being struck by an SUV.


Fiery Car Crash Kills Nashville 20-Year-Old

Car Accidents . John Whitfield

Car accidents have become a constant and unfortunate reality for many Nashville residents. According to recent statistics from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), there were 33,681 auto accidents in Nashville in 2017, which jumped to 36,537 in 2018. In fact, a recent fiery crash resulted in the untimely death of


Injuries From Motorcycle Wrecks

Motorcycle Accidents . John Whitfield

When an accident occurs on the road, it is easy to assume those involved will be okay due to the protection vehicles can provide via airbags and other sophisticated safety features. Unfortunately, however, motorcycle riders don’t have the same protections from roadway dangers as vehicle drivers. Understanding how and why


Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse . John Whitfield

While it’s easy to think that having a loved one in a nursing home means they are being better cared for than otherwise, elder abuse within long term care facilities, unfortunately, does happen. The elderly who live within nursing home communities are often particularly vulnerable, as they do not have


Licensed Auto Dealers Routinely Sell Vehicles With Open Recalls

Truck Accidents . John Whitfield

Buying a used car is often a great way to get the vehicle you want and need at an affordable price point. As purchasers, we are not only buying cars to get us from place to place, but also to safely transport our loved ones, including children. You’d be surprised


Employee Airlifted To Hospital After Industrial Accident

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

Industrial occupations involve some of the most dangerous work, and while some incidents might be considered inevitable, many industrial accidents are preventable. Recently, an employee working at Tennessee-based American Wonder Porcelain suffered severe injuries in a recent industrial accident. The worker had to be extricated from a machine after his


Another Nashville Pedestrian Death Raises Safety Concerns

Car Accidents . John Whitfield

A WeGo bus killed a Nashville pedestrian this past Thursday morning, close to a train bridge underpass in an area with high pedestrian foot traffic. The 54-year-old pedestrian death victim fell from the sidewalk as the bus passed and was crushed under its rear wheels, said police spokesman Don Aaron.


Healthcare Worker Injuries

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

According to the Nashville Healthcare Council, the city of Nashville has diverse healthcare companies including leaders in industry niches impacting the healthcare landscape locally, nationally, and internationally. The city is home to more than 500 healthcare companies and nearly 400 professional service firms providing healthcare industry expertise. The healthcare industry is also the region’s