On CEOs’ Personal Lives and Corporate Risk

By | The D & O Diary | December 10, 2013

It is not news that the choices CEOs make can significantly impact the companies they lead. But at least according to a recent academic study, CEOs’ ability to affect their companies is not limited just to the decisions they make in their corporate posts, but also includes decisions they make in their personal lives.

The Roads Were Icy, a Deer Jumped into My Path, I Had a Diabetic Reaction — The Defense of Sudden Emergency in a Car Accident Case

By | Tennessee Injury Law Center | December 9, 2013
The Roads Were Icy,  a Deer Jumped into My Path, I Had a Diabetic Reaction — The Defense of Sudden Emergency in a Car Accident Case

Let’s start this discussion with how the law handles sudden emergencies. Tennessee law recognizes that a driver faced with an unexpected or sudden emergency which calls for immediate action is unlikely to exercise the same good judgment as a driver who is operating his vehicle under normal circumstances.