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: http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/news/aig-wc-violations.html 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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THE ADA AND TENNESSEE WORKERS COMPENSATION

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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