“There are 29,000 veterans in Tennessee [between the ages of 18 and 64] – many who have served in combat in the Middle East – that do not have V.A. (medical) benefits.” ~ Charlie Howard, chairman, Coalition for Health Tennessee
“Studies found that on days when ambient temperatures exceeded 86°F, the internal temperatures of the vehicle quickly reached 134 to 154°F.” ~ from Journal of Pediatrics article, “Heat Stress From Enclosed Vehicles”
James B. (Jim) Hawkins is a general practice and public interest law attorney based in Gallatin. This column represents legal information, and is not intended to take the place of legal advice. All cases are different and need individual attention. Consult with a private attorney of your choice to review the facts and law specific to your case. Call (615) 452-9200 to suggest topics for future columns.
“Four-hundred and thirty thousand dollars is the nicest way to say I am sorry.” ~ Attorney Bryan Freedman in 2011, after singer Courtney Love agreed to pay $430,000 to his client for false and derogatory Twitter comments