Will There Be a Cap on Damages for the GM Recall? Experts Say ‘No’

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General Motors will not place a cap on compensation for the victims of crashes caused by its bad ignition switches. The Associated Press reported that Kenneth Feinberg, a compensation expert, was expected to reveal the terms of a compensation plan recently to the public. As expected, GM CEO Mary Barra said there would be no […]

Tennessee Nursing Home Fined for Multiple Violations

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Last month, Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner suspended the admission of new residents to the Oakwood Community Living Center after it was deemed to have several violations. According to a release by the agency, the 50-bed nursing home would not be able to take in new residents after poor conditions were discovered during an investigation. […]

Pay Attention to Your Surroundings, Avoid Construction Zone Accidents

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Earlier last month, the Tennessee Department of Transportation remembered workers killed in the line of duty in construction zone accidents. The remembrance occurred as part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, which ran from April 7-11. In Jackson, TDOT set up orange construction cones along Interstate 40 in remembrance of the 109 TDOT workers killed […]

Tennessee Truck Accident Kills Two

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Two people died in back-to-back vehicle accidents on April 7. The victims were driving south down Interstate 81 in Hamblen County, Tennessee when a collision spun their vehicle out of control. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has not released full details of the initial collision; however, authorities have stated that the car spun out into opposing […]

Three Rescued Atop Mountain Following Tennessee Plane Crash

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Three people who survived a plane crash in Carter County, Tenn., atop Holston Mountain, were rescued on March 19. The plane crash occurred in a remote area around 7:35 p.m., near the Carter and Sullivan County line. The crash involved a Cessna 172 aircraft. The plane was registered to Skypark Inc., a privately owned airport […]

One Killed, Six Injured in Alleged Smyrna DUI Accident

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One person was killed and six other people were injured in a suspected drunk driving accident in Smyrna on February 17, according to DNJ.com. The crash reportedly occurred on Old Nashville Highway. The website reported that 53-year-old Ronald King of Murfreesboro was killed when he drove his Toyota Celica around a vehicle and into oncoming […]

Murfreesboro Car Accident Seriously Injures Two

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A four-car accident on February 24 in Murfreesboro left two people seriously injured. According to the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, LifeFlight took one driver to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville and another driver was taken to Vanderbilt by ambulance following the crash. The accident occurred at 6:40 a.m. on Franklin Road at Coleman Hill Road. A representative […]