Deck Collapses, Paralysis, and Traumatic Brain Injuries

On August 6th in East Ridge Tennessee, three adults and two children had to go to the hospital after they received injuries from a deck that collapsed. The victims that were on the deck when it gave way were suffering from back and neck pains when emergency responders arrived. deck collapse injury EMS transported the victims to the hospital where they received treatment for their injuries. The tenants in the Tennessee apartment claimed they have been complaining about the state of the entire apartment. Another tenant of the same landlord has been complaining about the state of her deck for months and yet another tenant had a deck collapse a year before.
When the deck collapsed on August 6, it pinned the tenant's fiancé and injured her head. Her brain has been swelling and has caused paralysis in her legs. His cousin who was present when the deck fell has also had to undergo back surgery for his injuries.

Unfortunately, as iullustrated int he story above deck collapses can cause paralysis and brain injuries. These are signifcant injuries that require experience attorneys. Should you or a loved one be faced with a life altering injury due to a deck collapse contact us today

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