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John Lowery

Responsibilites of a Dog Owner:

There is an old saying that every dog gets one bite. That saying came from the common law that held a pet owner was responsible for a dog’s actions once it was known that the dog had a dangerous…

John Lowery

I signed a waiver and then got hurt? Is there a case?

Last week I attended a public event where there was a bounce house offered for any children attending so long as the accompanying adult signed a waiver of liability. There was no observation or…

John Lowery

Dangerous Dogs and Millions of Bucks

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Numbers released by the Insurance Information Institute indicate $412 million were paid out by insurers nationally in 2009 as compensation for injuries…

Rob McKinney

What Type of Evidence Do You Need To Prove Your Slip and Fall Case

Slip and and fall cases commonly referred to as premises liability are difficult cases. You must have some powerful evidence to win. In slip and fall cases , the superior knowledge of…

Rob McKinney

Tennessee Dog Bite Laws

Who gets the first bite the dog or the young child playing with the dog ? Animal attacks or dog bite cases seem to happen all the time . Under Tennessee law, a owner of a dog has a duty to…

Rob McKinney

Drowning Death at the Donelson-Hermitage YMCA

Tragedy struck the YMCA here in Nashville this last weekend. A young boy drowned after going down the slide. Our thoughts and prayers go out to this family. After this tragic death , I thought I…