Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jul 25, 2018

Which Cars Have the Highest Recall Numbers?

By |July 25th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

A recent story in Jalopnik reviewed a car study analysis by iseecars.com. The car study, in turn, analyzed data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which provided data on the cars that were recalled the most and those that were recalled the least. Manufacturer recalls indicate that the vehicle being recalled may be a danger to the driver and anyone near the vehicle when it is in motion. Recalls can be forced by the government or they can be done voluntarily by the manufacturer. The car study reviewed NHTSA [...]

Jul 24, 2018

Patrick Wagner is Joining the Lacrosse Coaching Staff at Boyd Buchanan

By |July 24th, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

Wagner & Wagner is proud to announce that Patrick Alan Wagner has joined the senior Lacrosse coaching staff at Boyd Buchanan. In a story in the Chattanoogan, athletic director Tommy Brown said, “Our Lacrosse program at Boyd Buchanan now includes 3rd - 12th grade student-athletes. Lacrosse has tremendous potential and with the addition of Pat Wagner in our high school lacrosse program, we look forward to what the season brings.” Pat Wagner started coaching middle school students at Evangelical Christian School – while he also attended law school – in 2015, [...]

Jul 17, 2018

How Does a Prenuptial Agreement Impact Who Can Inherit?

By |July 17th, 2018|Probate|0 Comments

A prenuptial agreement, or prenup, is a contract between two individuals which is executed prior to the wedding. A prenuptial agreement outlines how each party’s assets will be distributed should the couple divorce, or upon the death of either spouse, so it can have a significant impact on probate. A prenup is an effective way for older people, or those embarking upon a second or subsequent marriage who have children from a previous marriage to protect their inheritance. If a person has children and remarries, the new spouse would stand to [...]

Jul 10, 2018

What Is the Differences Between Workers’ Compensation and Third-Party Claims in Tennessee?

By |July 10th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Workers’ compensation and third-party claims are two avenues for workers to obtain the compensation they need after suffering an injury on-the-job. According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 over 60,000 workers in Tennessee incurred job-related injuries or illnesses. These workers, depending on the circumstances and those responsible for the injuries, may utilize one or the other, or both forms of financial recovery. There are distinct differences between the two and how they apply, as briefly described below. Third-party claims and potential defendants Third-party claims may include [...]

Jul 5, 2018

Swimming Pool Safety Laws Keep Kids Safe

By |July 5th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Having your own backyard pool is a fabulous luxury on those hot summer days, but it is also a tremendous responsibility and a potential liability. The crystal blue water sparking in the sunlight is irresistibly enticing for small children. Under the principle of premises liability, homeowners who have pools in their yard may be held liable for injuries resulting from negligence in keeping the pool area safe. Backyard swimming pools are under the legal category of "attractive nuisances," which typically means that the homeowner is liable for a child's injuries in [...]

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