Office Locations

Memphis, TN Office
488 South Mendenhall
Memphis, TN 38117
Phone: 901-683-7000
Fax: 901-462-3350


Jackson, TN Office
2709 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: 731- 427-5550
Fax: 731-951-0090


Knoxville, TN Office
408 North Cedar Bluff Road
Suite 200
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923
Phone: 865-684-1000
Fax: 865-934-4364


Jackson, MS Office
Briarwood One 460 Briarwood Drive Suite 125
Jackson, Mississippi 39206
Phone: 601-362-5222
Fax: 601-991-3465


Jonesboro, AR Office
922 South Main Street
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
Phone: 870-931-0500



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Personal Injury Legal News

Following a recent 12-day trial, a California jury awarded $5.741 million to a man injured in a 2010 trucking accident.  The accident occurred when the victim was rear ended by a commercial truck on a California interstate. Due to the impact, the victim’s pickup truck rolled over before coming to a rest on its roof.  The man was transported to a nearby hospital and diagnosed with blunt force trauma to the head, eyebrow contusions, and a right wrist fracture. Approximately one month after the accident, the victim was referred to a neurologist and was taken off of work due to his condition.  As a result of this trucking accident, the victim also sustained a mild to moderate brain injury that caused dizziness and headaches.  The $5.741 million jury verdict includes $4 million for future and pain and suffering and $1 million for past pain and suffering.  

Recently, a California jury awarded over $9.2 million to a 25-year-old woman injured in three-car accident near Needles, California.  The woman was a front seat passenger in a vehicle being driven from California to Rhode Island.  Prior to the accident, her car was traveling in the left lane of Interstate 40, while a commercial truck was traveling in the far right lane of Interstate 40.  A third vehicle subsequently merged onto Interstate 40, and that driver lost control of the wheel, striking the commercial truck. After being hit, the commercial truck swerved left towards the woman’s vehicle, causing the woman’s driver to swerve, leave the interstate, and roll across lanes of traffic before ultimately stopping.  During this accident, the woman’s right foot went through the passenger side window of her car. Three toes had to be amputated shortly thereafter. Over the next three weeks, the woman underwent five surgical procedures and lost the remaining toes on that foot.  Following the trial, the jury awarded the woman $9,281,348 in damages and determined the commercial trucking company/driver and driver of the third vehicle were each 50% at fault for the accident and woman’s injuries.

According to the Quad-City Times, an Iowa jury recently awarded $1.2 million to a woman injured in a 2010 slip and fall accident at a Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Davenport, Iowa. The incident occurred in January 2010 when the woman was a guest at the hotel. She fell while walking on an icy sidewalk, and she broke her right ankle. Since the fall, the woman underwent two surgeries and may require a future fusion surgery as she still walks with a limp. Due to her continued pain, the woman was forced to take a new job within her company at a lower salary. At trial, two others who also stayed at the hotel at the time of the fall testified about the condition of this sidewalk. Per the woman’s attorney, paramedics who assisted the woman after the fall had to salt the sidewalk themselves.

Per the Fort Mill Times, a jury in Oakland, California, recently awarded approximately $15 million to a woman who sustained serious injuries as a passenger on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (“Transit”) bus.  In April 2011, the woman was riding on the bus with her daughter and other family members.  While passing through a school zone, the bus driver drove over a speed bump, reportedly traveling twice the legal speed limit.  When the bus crossed the speed bump, the woman was thrown into the air.  Once the woman landed, she sustained a burst fracture to her L1 vertebra, a traumatic lower back injury.  The injury required three spine surgeries, including a spinal fusion surgery. Per the woman, she has been in significant pain since the accident and has not been able to fully return to everyday activities.  

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