Category: Tennessee

premises liability in Winchester, TN

Under Tennessee’s premises liability laws, property owners and property occupiers may be held liable for injuries/accidents that occur on their land. You may be wondering: What do you need to do to prove fault in a premises liability case? The short answer is that you need strong supporting evidence that demonstrates a property owner’s negligence […]

Social Security Disability Facts

As of July 21st, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health reports that 79,754 cases of COVID-19 have already been confirmed in the state. There is some evidence that the outbreak is continuing to accelerate in our region. You may be wondering: Will COVID-19 impact my ability to get SSDI or SSI benefits? Below, our Tennessee […]

Traffic Accident

Motor vehicle accidents are a serious public safety issue in our region. Even if you are a safe, careful, and thoughtful driver, there is always a risk that you could be involved in a serious crash. According to data published by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, there were 204,772 collisions reported in […]

SSDI in Tullahoma

As explained by the Social Security Administration (SSA), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a payroll tax-funded program that provides financial benefits to people who are no longer able to work because of a disability. If you or your loved one is unable to work due to a physical or mental impairment, you may be […]

defective products

Manufacturers and sellers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their products are reasonably safe for consumers. Dangerous and defective products should not make it to the market. A company should not put its bottom line before the health and well-being of ordinary people. Under Tennessee law (Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-28), injured victims can […]

coronavirus law

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting virtually all communities. The Tennessee Department of Health reports that every county in the state has at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. With the virus being so widespread, it is crucial that companies and organizations take proper precautions to protect employees, patrons, and members of the public from exposure.   […]

Social Security Disability Insurance

According to data provided by the Tennessee Department of Health, nearly 11,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the state as of the end of April. This figure represents just a small portion of the more 1.1 million cases confirmed nationwide. As the virus continues to impact communities throughout the country, much of life […]

Unfortunately, our region sees more than its fair share of serious injuries. The Tennessee Department of Health reports that the state’s accidental injury rate is nearly 33 percent higher than the national average. The road to recovery after a major accident can be long and difficult—victims may have stacks of medical bills and missing paychecks. […]

Person Pushing an Elderly Person in a Wheelchair

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic poses an extreme risk to nursing home residents. According to the Tennessee Department of Health, older adults, immunocompromised people, and others with underlying medical conditions are at a very high risk of developing a severe illness (or worse) from COVID-19. Even more alarming, once introduced, this virus can spread incredibly quickly […]

personal injury

As defined by the American Bar Association (ABA), “personal injury” is a legal term used to describe an injury to a person’s body or mind instead of to their property. Through a personal injury claim, a plaintiff (injured victim) may be eligible to recover financial compensation for both economic and non-economic losses from a negligent […]

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