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Truck Backup Accidents Are a Serious Risk to Workers

There is a reason why people in parking lots are advised not to move around vehicles that are in the process of backing out of parking spaces. Even though drivers are supposed to constantly check their mirrors and blind spots before reversing, accidents happen, and drivers are not as aware of their surroundings as many…

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The Challenges of Do-It-Yourself Wills

Over the past 18 months, many families have lost loved ones to the coronavirus. Others found themselves in ICUs, fighting to survive. This type of experience often puts things in perspective, and many people began to seriously reflect upon what will happen to their children and their loved ones in the event that they pass…

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How Does Mediation Work in a Workers’ Compensation Case?

The majority of workers’ compensation cases end in settlement between the insurance company and the injured worker. Settling one of these cases from the vantage point of the injured worker is advantageous for several reasons, including bypassing the time, risk, and hassle of hearing before a worker’s comp judge. A settlement may be worked on…

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What Evidence Shows You Are Not At-fault for a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents are quite different from the standard passenger car to passenger car crashes because of the massive weight and size of the trucks involved. These accidents generally cause more serious injuries and often result in death. In addition, federal regulations governing truck drivers and trucking companies apply to legal action stemming from these accidents.…

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Can You Retire While Collecting Workers’ Compensation?

Our Tennessee attorneys are asked this question often. Although the answer is complex, and every person’s situation is unique, this blog will touch on some of the issues that may come up when you suffer a workplace injury while planning for your retirement. We can’t foresee on-the-job accidents, but we can rely on workers’ compensation…

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Is a Verbal Agreement Equal to a Will?

British pop star George Michael passed away from natural causes at age 53 on December 25, 2016. His body was discovered at home by his boyfriend, Fadi Fawaz, when he came to pick him up for brunch. Since his death, there has reportedly been a lot of acrimony between Fawaz and Michael’s family. Fawaz was…

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Is Distracted Driving Really All That Dangerous?

Everyone knows the extreme dangers of drinking and driving. The potential for tragic accidents and loss of life, as well as the severe consequences for those charged with drunk driving, is well known. However, distracted driving is just as serious, yet people do it every day without a second thought. It’s not hyperbole to say…

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Who Has Standing to Contest a Will in Tennessee?

If you want to contest a will, there are certain requirements that must be met to determine if you can do so legally. This means that you must first have legal standing before you can contest a will in Tennessee. The following are a few questions about determine who might have standing to contest a…

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