Monthly Archives: May 2018

May 29, 2018

What Is a Workers’ Compensation Independent Medical Exam?

By |May 29th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

When an accident happens, the injury victim usually sees an ER doctor or a family doctor. After the initial exam, workers are required to see doctors that their employer recommends for an independent medical exam, or IME. Employers are supposed to provide a list of three doctors for each type of practice. This includes specialists such as pain management doctors in addition to family physicians. During the course of their recovery, employees may see a doctor of their own choosing: If the employer doesn’t provide a panel of three doctors There [...]

May 22, 2018

The Levels of Spinal Cord Injury, Explained

By |May 22nd, 2018|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Think of your spinal cord as the “information superhighway” of your body. Its job is a crucial one—carrying messages back and forth from the brain, telling your body how and when to function. Any injury to the spinal cord is serious and not to be taken lightly. In fact, when most people hear the words “spinal injury,” the first thing they usually visualize is the worst-case scenario of someone with total paralysis in a wheelchair. However, total paralysis is only one level of spinal cord injury. There are actually several levels [...]

May 15, 2018

Healthcare Workers in Tennessee – Dangers on the Job

By |May 15th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Our healthcare workers perform some of the most vital work in the state, not to mention the country. Doctors, nurses, technicians, nurse practitioners—we associate everyone in the industry with health and wellness, but we rarely take the time to think about the dangers and risks they take every day just performing their jobs. In truth, however, hospitals and healthcare settings are some of the most hazardous places to work. Working in the healthcare industry is a risky and demanding job, encompassing a wide variety of careers—from home care worker to surgeon—and [...]

May 8, 2018

VW Creates Phone Cases from Texting and Driving Crashes

By |May 8th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

At this point, just about everyone with a driver's license — and even those without — is aware of the dangers of texting and driving. However, simply because people know a behavior is dangerous doesn't mean they'll stop doing it. It's part of human nature for some people to believe that they will be the lucky one and will avoid having an accident when they text and drive. However, this is too great a risk to take. The car company Volkswagen understands this as well, and a new ad campaign in [...]

May 2, 2018

Estate Litigation Is on the Rise – Why?

By |May 2nd, 2018|Probate|0 Comments

The death of a loved one is a difficult time. Dealing with probate issues doesn't make things any easier, especially if it's complicated by family disputes over inheritances or other estate matters. There are certainly many reasons estate litigation may occur after a person's death, and they can cause many challenges and issues that can draw out probate. Reasons why estate litigation is increasing Various experts speculated in the beginning of 2018 that there would likely be an overall increase in estate and probate litigation, and their predictions seem to be [...]

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