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Medical Errors the Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

New study highlights shortcomings in medical error reporting While many people would not be surprised to hear that heart disease and cancer are leading causes of death, many would be surprised to find out that one of the leading causes of death in the United States is completely preventable: medical errors. According to a study [..]

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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Greater risks are on the road because of drowsy driving In a matter of seconds, lives can be forever altered. Victims of accidents involving drowsy driving know this all too well. While many studies have researched the effects of drunk driving and distracted driving, another serious danger is drowsy driving. Dangerousness of the situation The [..]

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What to Do If Your Child Is the Victim of Bullying

Dealing with the tragedy of childhood bullying The seriousness of childhood bullying cannot be ignored or minimized. This devastating experience has serious consequences that affect many individuals, including victims, witnesses and bullies. Every year, more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying. Bullying leads 160,000 teens to skip school every day to avoid bullying. [..]

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What Happens to Pets When a Couple Divorces?

Know your rights and how to protect your pets if you and your partner split Tennessee has the eighth highest percentage of dog ownership in the U.S., with over 44% of households having at least one canine as a pet. This says nothing of the many other households that count cats, horses, birds, and other [..]

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Murfreesboro Divorce Attorney

Answering your questions and addressing your concerns about divorce The dissolution of a marriage is never easy. No matter how long or short the relationship, the size of the family unit, or a lack thereof, breaking apart what was originally established under better terms is never easy. It can be an event with life-altering implications. [..]

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Murfreesboro Paternity Lawyer

Establishing paternity Unlike other states, fathers in Tennessee who are not married to the mother of their child at the time of birth do not have a presumption of parentage. Tennessee laws do not recognize either a legal or biological claim. Parental rights must be established in court. Without such recognition, a father’s claim as [..]

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Tennessee Adoption Lawyer

Making a difference in the life of a child Every day, hundreds of needy and neglected children await the news they have long been dreaming of – they have been adopted by a loving family. It is, without question, one of the most noble and enriching decisions a potential parent can make. Of course, the [..]

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Paternity Fraud Rampant, With Justice Difficult To Find

It shouldn’t be this complicated. After all, biology is usually never wrong. The question of paternity, however, has become a legal quagmire filled with loopholes, gender bias, and perhaps the most disturbing element of all, incompetent representation, turning simple cases of parentage into examples of gross familial injustice. It is especially hard on the fathers, [..]

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