Monthly Archives: December 2010

AIG To Pay 100 Million Dollars for Workers Compensation Violations

Proof that AIG was out to shaft everyone involved in workers compensation: For anyone that has represented injured workers in Tennessee, this article comes as no surprise. Advertisements

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What To Do If You Are Involved In a Car, Truck, or Motorcycle Accident?

            A motor vehicle accident raises a number of legal questions.  This article provides answers to some of the more common questions.  The following is intended only as a brief overview of your rights under Tennessee law.  The exact nature and … Continue reading

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While the employer has an incentive to return an employee back to work both under the workers’ compensation statute and the ADA, it is generally understood that ADA compliance and/or action cannot be considered in determining the amount of vocational … Continue reading

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How Social Security Disability Benefits Received Impact Other Recoveries or Vice-Versa

Some Social Security Disability benefits received pursuant to Title II can affect amounts recovered under other federal, state, and/or private benefit policies.  First, amounts received under Title II can affect a claimant’s eligibility for SSI benefits under the federal statutes … Continue reading

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MIR Reports Admissible as a Matter of Law in Workers’ Compensation Cases

THE TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT, SPECIAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PANEL, HOLDS THAT A PROPERLY PREPARED AND CERTIFIED MIR REPORT SHOULD NOT BE EXCLUDED AS HEARSAY              The Tennessee Supreme Court recently marked for publication the decision in the case of Williams v. … Continue reading

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