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 […]

Giles County Social Security Disability Lawyer | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

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 […]

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. […]

Tracy City, Tennessee Attorney

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 […]

Doctor and Patient

A serious accident can cause a tremendous amount of trauma and disruption to injured victims and their loved ones. Through a personal injury claim, these victims can get justice and much needed financial support. Navigating the personal injury claims process brings challenges. There are plenty of myths and misconceptions about how personal injury law actually […]

Tennessee Truck Accident Lawyers | John R. Colvin Attorney at Law

Driving near a large vehicle can cause a sudden rush of anxiety—and with good reason, large vehicles have the potential to be extremely dangerous. According to data provided by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, more than 140 people were killed in large vehicle accidents in the state in 2017 alone. Many hundreds […]

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