TN Crosswalk Injury Lawyer

In September 2015, a middle school student in Memphis was crossing the street to get to school when a Jeep struck her in the crosswalk. She was transported to a hospital for treatment of her injuries. That particular day, the flashing school zone lights weren’t working, and no crossing guard was present because Memphis police […]

Tennessee Fraud Lawyer

A new report shows criminals defrauded Tennessee residents of nearly $11 million last year. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, of the 50 states, Tennessee ranked ninth in reports of fraud or scams. The most common scams, in Tennessee and nationwide, are those that involve alleged debt collection. These scams […]

TrafficAccidents

In 2016, the number of fatal crashes in Tennessee increased over those occurring in 2015, and as of March 17 this year, the state recorded 183 fatal crashes – exactly the same number as this time last year. So what’s causing an increase in fatal crashes? A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer told Nashville’s News Channel […]

TN SSDI Lawyer

When a person applies for Social Security Disability, the Social Security Administration applies a multi-step process to determine whether the applicant is eligible for benefits. Following is a general overview of each step of the process. Step 1: Establishing Financial (Non-Medical) Eligibility The SSA’s local field offices, such as the offices in Chattanooga, Tullahoma, or […]

Distracted Driving Accident

A California man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming it failed to introduce its patented “lockout” technology for iPhones that could have prevented numerous crashes over the years. According to The (San Francisco) Guardian, the man who’s suing Apple – Julio Ceja – said a driver using her iPhone rear-ended him at […]

Tennessee SSD Benefits Attorney

If you’re older than age 25, you may remember receiving a statement in the mail showing your lifetime contributions to Social Security and your projected benefit payments for retirement, disability, and survivors. Those statements traditionally have been mailed to people every five years, beginning just before their 25th birthday, and every year to people age […]

Tennessee Social Security Disability Lawyer

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be confusing, especially if you don’t know which benefits are most appropriate for your situation. The Social Security Administration offers two types of disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The programs are similar, in that they both require proof of disability. But […]

brain-scan

In order to collect Social Security Disability benefits, people with brain injuries must provide significant evidence that their condition meets the Social Security Administration’s definition of disability. But people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury may experience a wide range of symptoms – confusion, memory loss, impairment of motor skills– that interfere with their […]

Tennessee Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is collecting comments on its proposed regulations about the use of mobile devices while driving. Until Feb. 3, 2017, the agency will collect input on its rules, and some of the input so far has been less than positive. The NHTSA proposal involves a few key elements: When a […]

Tennessee SSD Attorney

As of November, 28 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico had enacted laws allowing for public medical marijuana programs. But federal law still classifies marijuana as a Schedule I drug, meaning it has no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. This conflict between state and federal laws may create […]

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