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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…

What Are Tennessee Motorcycle Safety Equipment Requirements?

What Are Tennessee Motorcycle Safety Equipment Requirements?

  • October 4th, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

Cars and trucks pose a serious threat to motorcycles because bikes are significantly lighter and are not manufactured with the same safety features as passenger vehicles. For this reason, bikers are much more likely to suffer catastrophic injuries in a motorcycle accident. What Are Tennessee Motorcycle Safety Equipment Requirements? Although…

What Are the Dangers of Driving on Under-Inflated Tires?

What Are the Dangers of Driving on Under-Inflated Tires?

  • September 20th, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

The scorching hot temperatures during the middle of summer are an incredibly common time for tire blowouts. A tire blowout can be a very frightening experience that may be the result of simple wear and tear, a possible tire defect, or a vehicle owner’s failure to properly inflate their tires….

Proving Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

Proving Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

  • September 5th, 2018
  • The Law Office of David E. Gordon

After a motorcycle crash, you may have a lot of questions. Most motorcycle collisions are more serious than regular car wrecks because the resulting injuries can be very severe. With rising medical costs, lost income from work, and daily pain, many injury victims feel overwhelmed with nowhere to turn, particularly…

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