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

In August 2015, two divisions of the U.S. Department of Transportation released statistics concerning motor vehicle crashes within the United States. First, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) compared the number of traffic fatalities between the first quarters of 2014 and 2015. From 2014 to 2015, traffic fatalities increased from 6,850 to 7,500, an increase of 9.5%. Second, the Federal Highway Administration (“FHWA”) pointed out that Americans are now driving more miles than ever. Since 1981, the amount of miles driven across the United States has doubled. According to the FHWA, “U.S. driving topped 1.54 trillion miles in the first half of 2015, beating the previous record – 1.5 trillion, set in June 2007.” Similarly, driving in the United States has increased for 16 consecutive months. In June 2015 alone, over 275 billion miles were driven in the United States, a record for any month of June in history. 

According to a report by the Associated Press, truck driver fatigue contributed to a high-profile truck accident that left comedian Tracy Morgan and many others critically injured. The accident occurred in June 2014 when a Wal-Mart truck rear ended Morgan’s limousine in New Jersey, causing a chain-reaction accident. In total, 21 people across 6 vehicles were involved in this wreck. 

On July 22, 2015, a New Mexico district judge upheld New Mexico’s largest civil jury verdict, a $165 million verdict assessed against FedEx for a 2011 truck accident causing two deaths. On the date of incident, the FedEx 18-wheeler crashed into a GMC truck which was either parked or moving slowly on Interstate 10 around 1:30 a.m. Due to the significant impact, two people in the GMC were killed: a 22-year-old woman and her 4-year-old daughter. The mother’s 1-year-old son survived the wreck.

According to Courthouse News Service, a Virginia woman recently filed a lawsuit against Uber, alleging her 13-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver. Uber is a transportation company that allows people to book drivers through the company’s Smartphone application. Per the lawsuit, the minor used Uber to obtain car rides from school, and on approximately 10-20 occasions, a certain driver acted inappropriately, which made the minor “uncomfortable.” The mother claims the driver made inappropriate comments to her daughter many times, and on November 7, 2014, the driver “reached backward between the seats and rubbed [the minor’s] inner thigh and asked [the minor] if her mother was home.” 

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