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When Should You Report A Dog Bite?

When Should You Report A Dog Bite?

  • November 12th, 2019
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

With approximately 44 percent of all Tennessee households owning dogs, it’s safe to say we’re a state that loves its furry friends. In fact, according to dogtime.com, this makes Tennessee eighth in the nation for the highest percent of pet owners. But when a dog attacks, the consequences can be…

Tennessee Car Seat and Booster Seat Laws

Tennessee Car Seat and Booster Seat Laws

  • November 12th, 2019
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

For any parent, there’s nothing more horrifying than being involved in a car accident with your child in the vehicle. From the time a child is an infant to a teenager, a parent’s first thought and concern is always the child’s safety. However, seatbelts and airbags don’t always provide adequate…

How Does the Car Accident Settlement Process Work?

How Does the Car Accident Settlement Process Work?

  • November 11th, 2019
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

When you are injured in a car wreck caused by another driver’s negligence, you are entitled to seek compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim. This compensation can cover your medical bill expenses, wages you were unable to earn due to being out of work during your recovery…

Congratulations 2018 Scholarship winners!

  • January 10th, 2019
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

The Law Office of David E. Gordon hosted their annual scholarship contest this year. We asked applicants to answer the following prompt in an essay or video: Have you or someone you know been affected by drunk driving? In what ways has it made or would it make you a…

Is It Possible to Sue an Out-Of-State Trucking Company?

Is It Possible to Sue an Out-Of-State Trucking Company?

  • December 3rd, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

Often, when we first meet with victims of truck accidents in Memphis and surrounding areas in Tennessee and northern Mississippi, we learn they are worried that they won’t be able to collect from the at-fault trucking company because it is based in another state. They feel better when we tell…

What Laws Apply to Truck Drivers to Prevent Accidents?

What Laws Apply to Truck Drivers to Prevent Accidents?

  • November 13th, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

Trucking is one of the most highly regulated industries in America. Federal regulations govern interstate commercial trucking, or trucking that involves going between states, while state regulations govern intrastate trucking, which takes place entirely within one state. However, most states have adopted regulations which largely mirror the federal rules. What…

Four Differences Between a Truck Accident and a Car Accident

Four Differences Between a Truck Accident and a Car Accident

  • October 30th, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

If you have ever seen a serious truck accident on a Memphis highway, you may have an idea that commercial truck accidents and passenger vehicle car accidents are very different. A truck accident is typically more severe, potentially causing catastrophic injuries. But truck accidents also differ in many other significant…

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