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Caregiver Abuse Can Extend To Not Only The Elderly But The Young As Well

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Every day throughout Tennessee families put trained professionals in care of their loved one. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are among the most common places for this care to be administered, but it can also be done from the patient’s own home. Often when we think about these relationships, we relate it to the elderly, but that’s not always the case either. Young people who are disabled will often need specialized care that their parents might not be able to perform or someone to look over them when their parents are at work. Unfortunately, abuse or neglect can occur while in the care of these professionals. It’s a truly horrible act that can shock even seasoned personal injury lawyers. One such case happened in the state recently when a nanny was arrested on suspicion that she was putting large amounts of salt in a disabled boy’s feeding tube. The …

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Tennessee Truck Accident Takes First Life In New Year

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A year without a fatal Tennessee traffic accident will always be worth striving for. Unfortunately, that’s something that’s only possible in a perfect world and our streets and highways are far from perfect. There is always reason to be hopeful that each year will be better than the year before, and in fact, there has been a downward trend of deadly accidents in our state. Sadly, however, last week saw the first fatal Tennessee truck accident of 2015. A woman was driving along US Route 127 through Darke County when she crossed the center line and collided head-on with a tractor trailer. The wreck took the woman’s life in an instant while the truck driver was able to walk away uninjured. It’s a common consequence when smaller passenger cars run into big trucks. An investigation will take place that will hopefully give some insight into why the woman crossed the …