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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Sep 27, 2017

Filing Deadlines for Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Claims

By |September 27th, 2017|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

For an injured employee, workers’ compensation provides a lifeline to medical treatment and financial assistance throughout the healing process. Yet, these benefits are not automatic. Securing workers’ compensation requires adherence to strict filing guidelines. Failure to meet time limitations can prevent an injured worker from receiving the benefits to which he or she is entitled. If you were injured on the job within the state of Tennessee, the following are some workers’ compensation filing deadlines you should be careful to follow. Reporting your injury to your employer The state of Tennessee [...]

Sep 20, 2017

Locating a Missing Heir During Probate

By |September 20th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

The probate process can be extremely difficult. Not only are you dealing with the death of a loved one, but now you are forced to handle complex business matters related to the distribution of property. It is a stressful time made even more challenging when you cannot locate all heirs to the estate. The probate laws of Tennessee require notification to all parties with a potential interest in the estate. This means that you may have to locate an estranged sibling or a grandchild you have never met. When faced with [...]

Sep 15, 2017

Tennessee Department of Health Sports Concussion Program

By |September 15th, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Sports are a valuable part of the childhood experience, but they can also cause serious injury to players, particularly when officials and coaches fail to take reasonable precautions. Recognizing this potential for harm, the state of Tennessee passed a sports concussion law. The goal of this legislation is to reduce the number of youth sports concussions and increase awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among coaches and families. What is a concussion? Concussions are TBIs brought on by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. When playing sports, an athlete [...]

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