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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Oct 31, 2019

Workers’ Compensation in Tennessee – Can I Pursue a Better Settlement Offer?

By |October 31st, 2019|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

In Tennessee, the Workers’ Compensation system is a no-fault system. The injured worker receives benefits (medical and compensation) regardless of the responsible party in the job-related incident. The injury must have arisen out of and during the course of employment. Employers have the responsibility to pay these benefits to injured workers and they must be paid either by the employer or the employer’s insurance company. As an injured worker, accepting a settlement without a pair of eyes from an experienced workers’ compensation attorney examining every detail of the settlement may be [...]

Oct 23, 2019

Other Experts Who May Work on Your Truck Accident Claim

By |October 23rd, 2019|Truck Accident|0 Comments

If you have suffered an injury in a truck accident and have filed a claim for damages, it is important to give yourself the best opportunity for success in your claim with the goal of receiving everything you need to cover lost income and pay your medical costs. A successful commercial trucking claim will often require the gathering and presentation of technical evidence related specifically to the trucking industry. Beyond proving the extent of your injuries and financial losses, you will likely need expert testimony from individuals with specialized knowledge in [...]

Oct 16, 2019

Should I See a Doctor after a Fall?

By |October 16th, 2019|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Each day on average, thousands of people sustain injuries due to slip and fall accidents. According to the CDC, every year, 3 million older people received treatment in emergency departments as a result of fall injuries. More than 800,000 patients each year are hospitalized because of a fall injury, the majority of the time due to a hip fracture or head injury. When a fall happens due to a hazardous property condition that involves negligence as the reason, the negligent party may be assigned liability for the victim’s losses, including medical [...]

Oct 8, 2019

Do I Have to File for Probate?

By |October 8th, 2019|Probate|0 Comments

Probate is designed to deter fraud after an individual’s death. It is a method of “freezing” the estate until a judge makes a determination on the validity of the Will, that the entire property of the estate has been identified, that all the relevant individuals have been notified, that the taxes have been paid, and that the creditors have been paid. Once these matters have been completed, the court orders the distribution of the property and the estate is closed. Q: Do I Have to File for Probate? A: Not every [...]

Oct 2, 2019

The Effect of a Personal Injury Settlement or Award on Workers’ Compensation Payments

By |October 2nd, 2019|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Many workers in Tennessee rely on their paychecks on a weekly basis to handle expenses related to mortgage, rent, food, utilities, bills, childcare, and more. However, if during the course of your work duties you get hurt, what happens? You may feel concern immediately about your health, getting better, your paycheck, and the bills that are soon to pile up. Fortunately, workers’ compensation is available to fill in the financial gaps during this difficult time. If you also obtain a personal injury settlement due to a separate incident and injury unrelated [...]

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