Semi-Truck T-Bone Tennessee Accident Kills Teen Couple

On the night of September 29th, a Tennessee teen couple, Austin Moffitt and Alexis McCann, were struck by a semi-truck on the driver’s side of the Jeep. The Tennessee Highway Patrol stated that the Jeep rolled through a stop sign at the Tennessee State Route 28 and John Burd Road intersection. The truck driver was not injured, and the teen couple wore seatbelts, but they both passed away on the scene.

Former teachers, peers, and family members are devastated about the loss of Austin and Alexis. There is fundraising for Austin and Alexis to help their families pay for their funeral costs.

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Michael A. Feiner is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Steinger, Greene & Feiner. Since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001, Michael has devoted his practice to representing plaintiffs throughout Florida in various tort and strict liability cases and has successfully litigated cases against national insurance companies, large public companies, and governmental agencies, resulting in tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He has handled all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of plaintiffs, including automobile negligence, premises liability, medical malpractice, product liability, dog bites, and sexual harassment. Michael’s product liability case against Microsoft, as well as his representation of victims of sexual harassment and abuse by physicians, has garnered him important media attention at both the local and national levels. Michael is an experienced trial lawyer and successfully argued an appeal to the Fourth District Court of Appeal. In the reported decision Ortlieb v. Butts, 849 So.2d 1165 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003), Michael persuaded the Fourth District Court of Appeal that a directed verdict on liability was appropriate where the defendant did not rebut the presumption of negligence of a rear driver in a rear-end collision.