Chemicals are quite literally everywhere in our daily world, and we are exposed to chemical substances — some dangerous and toxic — on a daily basis. The plastic used in storage bins can leach chemicals. [...]
Nashville lawyer Mitch Grissim has a special advantage when it comes to managing boating accident lawsuits. You read that right: boating accidents! In 2004, Attorney Grissim successfully passed a rigorous testing and vetting process in order to earn a United States Coast Guard Captain’s license, and if anyone knows about boating regulations, it’s the Coast Guard. Boating accidents are certainly not as common as car or truck accidents, but they can be just as unforgiving — if not more so. That’s why there are as many regulations for boaters as there are for drivers. […]
Deaths from boating accidents in Tennessee are on an upward trend. Last year's 22 fatalities are the most in the past five years, more than doubling the 2005 total of 10 deaths. So far in 2010, 11 people have died as a result of a boating accident so the state could be on pace to set a grim new record. More and more people are drawn each year to the beauty and fun that await at Middle Tennessee's many lakes. Unfortunately, the capacity at Percy Priest, Old Hickory, Center Hill, Dale Hollow and other lakes can't expand to accommodate the crowds.