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October 29, 2014
Gilreath & Associates Attorneys Celebrate Positive Ruling in Nationwide FedEx Drivers Employment Case
Tennessee attorney Chris Gilreath is among several lawyers from across the country representing FedEx drivers seeking to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors.
May 27, 2014
Gilreath & Associates File Complaint for Injuries and Wrongful Death in Truck Accident
Tennessee attorney Sid Gilreath pursuing damages in U.S. District Court on behalf of victims of horrendous truck accident.
October 11, 2011
Attorney Sid Gilreath Named 2012 Knoxville Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year
Founder of Gilreath & Associates recognized for representation of medical malpractice plaintiffs by peer-reviewed publication Best Lawyers.
Allograft Implant Litigation
In recent years, the FDA discovered that some of the nation's most prominent human tissue transplant companies have been defying federal safety regulations for their own profit. The FDA uncovered evidence of improper handling, screening, and acquisition of harvested skin, bone and soft tissue allograft material, which is dispersed for transplantation into patients across the nation. These negligent and reprehensible actions in the billion-dollar tissue transplant industry have put many allograft recipients at risk for developing serious medical conditions.
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Car Accidents Resulting From Sudden Acceleration
A car accident lawyer is crucial for your case. According to a report by ABC news, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking the largest possible civil penalty against Toyota, as well as the largest civil penalty against an automaker, for failing to notify the government about defects in gas pedals manufactured by the company. Read more
Driven to Safety: How Litigation Spurred Auto Safety Innovations
Engrossing and enlightening article from the American Association for Justice covering the ways litigation has directly impacted the safer manufacture and design of cars. Read more (download pdf)
Tricks of the Trade - How Insurance Companies Deny, Delay, Confuse and Refuse
The U.S. insurance industry has trillions of dollars in assets, enjoys average profits of over $30 billion a year and pays its CEOs more than any other industry. But insurance companies still engage in dirty tricks and unethical behavior to boost their bottom line even further. Read more (download pdf)
Effective Use of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Anyone who is handling or screening a trucking case will usually immediately seize upon one or two FMCSR’s which they strongly believe were violated by the truck driver or trucking company. In fact, a thorough investigation of most trucking cases will reveal one or more violations. Once violations are identified, the question becomes: how can I best use the violation in the case? Read more (download pdf)
Tractor-Trailer Accidents on Interstate 40 on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee - Necessities for Early Investigation
Interstate 40 between Knoxville and Nashville in the state of Tennessee runs through the Cumberland Plateau near Crossville and Cookeville Tennessee. The Cumberland Plateau is 1,000 to 2,000 feet higher in elevation than Nashville or Knoxville. For this reason, as a result of weather conditions, the roads tend to ice quicker, have more snow and are extremely hazardous during the winter months. Read more (download pdf)