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Thomas Greer

Bionic Prosthesis Restores Hope for Amputee Victims

In April 2006, Knoxville, Tennessee resident Amanda Kitts’ life changed forever after a massive SUV slammed into her small sports car; its axle nearly severing her arm. Doctors amputated her arm that night and for the next two years she […]

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Preventing Birth Injuries and Advancing the Science of Neonatal Care

Neonatal birth injuries often cause lifelong challenges for families, from daily care of the infant to long-term mental health problems, and researchers are scrambling to prevent the most commonly occurring injuries. Awareness of one of the most common birth injuries […]

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Rapid Diagnosis of a Brain Injury May No Longer Require a Trip to the Hospital

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) hospitalize and kill thousands of people annually in the United States, with children, teenagers and senior citizens being the most vulnerable. The simple truth is young children play hard, teenagers enjoy physical sports, and seniors can […]

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Helmet Videos Show How Unfriendly Bike Lanes Can Be in Tennessee

For anyone who doubts how unsafe riding a bicycle in traffic can be, Chattanooga resident Matt Stevens recently showed firsthand with video footage he’s captured during a beautiful springtime ride with a GoPro camera strapped to his cycling helmet. Living […]

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Rise In Pedestrian Fatalities Hits Close to Home

Since ushering in the New Year, 14 pedestrians have died on the streets of Memphis—more than half were the victims of hit-and-run. That puts the river city on a path to well over three dozen pedestrian deaths for 2017, which […]

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Congress Seeks to Ban Right to Sue for Corporate Wrongdoing

Responsibility and accountability—even for the powerful—are rooted into the core of our legal system. This country’s founders knew that a democracy needs a court system that empowers people to protect themselves by holding the powerful to account. That’s why the […]

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5 Things the Jury is Not Told in a Tennessee Personal Injury Trial

It is often said that a jury trial is about “getting to the truth,” but several facts are routinely withheld from the jury in a Tennessee personal injury trial. The Defendant Has Insurance or Significant Assets  – In a personal […]