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 […]

Even if you are a safe and thoughtful driver, there is always a risk that you could be involved in a major car accident. Unfortunately, collisions remain a real public safety hazard. The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security reports that 208,258 car accidents occurred in the state in 2017 alone.  While crashes occur […]

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 […]

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 […]

Workplace Safety

Everyone deserves safe and fair conditions on the job. Sadly, far too many workplaces in our region are simply too dangerous. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that approximately 60,000 workplace injuries and illnesses are reported in the state of Tennessee each year.  Is your workplace as safe as it should be? It is […]

Menacing Looking Dog

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) reports that nearly five million people suffer dog bite injuries every year. These injuries vary widely in their severity—from relatively minor bites that do not puncture the skin to severe bites that may cause permanent disfigurement or even death.  If you or your child was hurt by a dog, […]

sharing the road with motorcycles

Although motorcyclists are sometimes stereotyped as risk-takers, the reality is that the majority of multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcycles are caused by the drivers of full-sized automobiles. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation reports that motorists are nearly three times more likely than bikers to be at-fault for these types of wrecks.  Public safety officials believe that the […]

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