Monthly Archives: September 2011

EEOICPA Claim Starts Clock Ticking on Workers Compensation Claim

The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed a dismissal of a workers compensation claim for being untimely due to a previous filed claim under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).  If you or someone you know makes a claim … Continue reading

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Knoxville Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident

When a car accident involves a pedestrian, it can often lead to serious injury or death. Tennessee state laws require drivers to be vigilant of pedestrians for that very reason. Motor vehicle operators must exercise reasonable care to avoid a … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability and SSI Q&A – Part IV

Can I get Social Security disability benefits if I expect to get better and return to work? You have to have been disabled for at least one year or be expected to be disabled for at least one year. So, … Continue reading

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Workers’ Compensation Judgment Affirmed by Tennessee Supreme Court

On August 29, 2011, the Tennessee Supreme Court filed its decision affirming the workers’ compensation decision in Cherokee Insurance Company, Inc. v. Ralph McNabb awarding Mr. McNabb sixty-percent (60%) disability and penalizing the insurer for a frivolous appeal.  The Law … Continue reading

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