What is the most dangerous habit among adults ages 25 to 39?
Texting and driving. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s Traffic Culture Index, adults ages 25 to 39 text while driving more than any other group. 44 states, including Tennessee, have banned this form of distracted driving. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012 according to the […]
Chattanooga Judge Rules Tennessee’s Caps on Damages Unconstitutional
In the Tennessee Civil Justice Act of 2011, the legislature set a monetary limit on the amount of damages a jury could award for pain and suffering – also called “noneconomic damages.” Judge W. Neil Thomas, III of the Hamilton County Circuit Court held that Tennessee’s cap on noneconomic damages violates the Tennessee Constitution. The […]
Back to School Safety Tips
It’s almost here. The colorful signs are up in the stores and the commercials are running on television. School is about to begin for the 2014-2015 year in Tennessee. While it signals the end of summer break for the students, for parents it begins what can be a busy and chaotic time. It is easy to get caught up […]