Can Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Help People with PTSD?
Traumatic experiences can have a significant impact on an individual’s mental health, causing them to avoid triggers and struggle with distressing memories. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an innovative form of therapy, has gained popularity in recent years as a potential solution for effectively treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In their September 2022…Read More
What Should Nurses and Medical Professionals Do if They Sustain Serious Back and Spine Injuries at Work?
Healthcare workers are highly susceptible to spine injuries due to the physical demands of their job. They frequently lift and move patients, which can result in musculoskeletal disorders and spinal injuries. These injuries are a serious concern, as they can lead to chronic pain and long-term disabilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses…Read More
Is Money Considered Tangible Personal Property?
Thanks to movies and television, many people believe that leaving a will that says, “I leave my entire estate to XYZ” (or simply writing something down on a bar napkin) counts as a valid will. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the rules for wills and estate administration in Tennessee are very…Read More
Spinal Cord Injuries and Resulting PTSD from Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are a common cause of serious injuries that can have long-lasting effects on those involved. Spinal cord injuries, in particular, can lead to significant physical and emotional consequences. In some cases, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after a truck accident, further compounding the challenges faced by the victims. Which spinal cord Injuries…Read More
Can I Get Workers’ Comp if I’m in a Car Accident on the Way to Work?
We commute back and forth to work every day, many of us in our own personal vehicles. When we do so, we’re not really considered “on the clock” at our jobs until we walk in the door or onto the job site and start working. So, unfortunately, if you happen to be in an accident…Read More
What Happens if Co-Executors to a Will Disagree?
There’s a general rule of thumb that when someone writes a will, they should appoint an odd number of executors (for example – one, three, or five) so that disputes don’t end in a tie. When there are an even number of co-executors, disputes between the co-executors may require probate litigation to resolve them because…Read More
The Dangers of Workplace Dust Explosions
When dust is suspended in the air, under the right concentrations and the right conditions, an explosion can occur. Even substances that don’t normally burn when the materials are large (such as iron and aluminum) can burn quickly when the substance is in a finely divided form. The force from a dust explosion can cause…Read More
Welding, Burn Injuries, and Workers’ Compensation
Welding is an important industry here in Tennessee, used in manufacturing, construction, automotive, aerospace, and shipbuilding. However, it is also a job that carries a significant risk of burn injuries. Welding is a process that involves the use of high temperatures to melt and fuse materials together. There are several types of welding techniques, including…Read More
What Is a Breach of Fiduciary Claim in Probate?
A breach of fiduciary claim can occur in probate when a personal representative or trustee fails to fulfill their legal duties and obligations to the beneficiaries of an estate or trust. A fiduciary is a person appointed to manage the assets of another person or entity, and is required to act in the best interests…Read More
Food Service Workers Face Daily Hazards
When we think about workplace injuries, the first thing that normally comes to mind are freak accidents in the manufacturing or construction industries. While there’s no doubt that those are very dangerous, we must recognize that food workers also face very serious hazards while they’re on the job. With over 21.1 million people being employed…Read More