Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Arising Out of Accident on Washington Pike

The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser recently filed a lawuit on behalf of Sarah Tinder, who saw three people killed in a hit-and-run accident.  

In May, Tinder’s car stalled when she ran out of gas. She pulled over on the side over the road, put on her emergency lights and called Chasity Elaine Thornell for assistance. Thornell showed up, along with Nelzon Soto, who lived nearby and he offered Tinder gas. Thornell was thanking Soto, when a Ford Explorer being driven by Curtis Harper, struck Soto and Thornell.

Harper, who allegedly left the scene of the accident, was later charged with driving under the influence and vehicular homicide.

Thornell who was seven months pregnant at the time, Soto and Thornell’s unborn daughter died from the accident.

Tinder is seeking compensation for emotional distress that was caused by the accident. Harper’s parents, who owned the Explorer, have also been named in the lawsuit.

According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Soto’s spouse has filed a wrongful death suit against Harper.

If you need more information about a Social Security Disability/SSI matter, personal injury matter (car wreck, boating accident, slip and fall, etc.), EEOICPA claim, long or short-term disability, VA disability, or a workers compensation matter, please contact the Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser for a free case evaluation.  We can be reached at (865) 584-1211 or (800) 806-4611, through Facebook, or through our website.  Our office handles claims throughout East Tennessee, including Knoxville, ChattanoogaKingsport, Bristol, Johnson City, Morristown, Maryville, Rogersville, Dandridge, Tazewell, New Tazewell, Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Loudon, Kingston, Halls, Maynardville, Crossville, Cookeville, Jamestown, Sweetwater, Lenoir City, Athens, Oak Ridge, Clinton, LaFollette, Lake City, Jacksboro, Bean Station, Cosby, Newport, White Pine, Mosheim, Wartburg, Sunbright, Pigeon Forge, and Deer Lodge.


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Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, The Law Offices of Tony Farmer and John Dreiser provide comprehensive representation to injured victims throughout eastern Tennessee in personal injury, Social Security disability, and workers' compensation cases.
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