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Will a Waiver Protect my Tennessee Business?

Tennessee is a very active state. You can climb rocks, learn how to ride a motorcycle, or go white water rafting here, but you do all these things recognizing there's an element of risk.   Recreational businesses in Tennessee often have their customers sign liability waivers. These waivers release their companies and staff members from [...]

By |2019-05-16T16:09:52+00:00May 16th, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Will a Waiver Protect my Tennessee Business?

Common Causes of Contractual Disputes

When you sign a contract you probably do it hoping it's more or less a formality. You plan to uphold your end of the contract. You trust the other entity plans to uphold their end. It's nice to have the document to refer back to, just in case someone forgets. But you don't expect to [...]

By |2019-05-01T05:53:18+00:00May 1st, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Common Causes of Contractual Disputes

7 Things to Do If You’re Being Sued for Medical Malpractice

"It's not if you get sued," notes The New England Medical Journal. "It's when." Sobering words, but true ones, too. Doctors are expected to work a lot like mechanics: x is wrong, so they do y thing, with z result. In reality, results are unpredictable, diagnosis isn't straightforward, and bad things happen. It's a recipe [...]

By |2019-04-13T03:28:50+00:00April 13th, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on 7 Things to Do If You’re Being Sued for Medical Malpractice

A Premises Liability Q&A for Tennessee Property Owners

Owning property in Tennessee exposes you to some legal liability every time any person enters the premises. This opens you up to a lot of potential lawsuits. As premises liability defense attorneys we get many questions both about what a plaintiff must prove to win their case and about steps they can take to protect [...]

By |2019-03-27T22:02:39+00:00March 27th, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on A Premises Liability Q&A for Tennessee Property Owners

7 Ways to Protect Your Tennessee Social Worker’s License

As a social worker, you face a plethora of ethical challenges, many of which wouldn't be a problem for individuals in nearly any other profession. You walk a tightrope almost every day. It's easy to make mistakes. And while we're here to help you if you're even so much as accused of doing something untoward [...]

By |2019-03-19T15:59:05+00:00March 19th, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Protect Your Tennessee Social Worker’s License

What You Need to Know About Punitive Damages

In a personal injury juries assess several kinds of damages. Most of these are compensatory damages: meant to pay expenses incurred as a result of the accident or injury. These expenses could include your medical bills, or your lost wages. Punitive damages are damages awarded above and beyond your expenses. Juries award punitive damages to [...]

By |2019-02-15T19:00:24+00:00February 15th, 2019|Personal Injury|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Punitive Damages

Follow These 4 Tips to a Smoother Soldier Divorce

Divorce is notoriously rocky. There are so many moments when things can become contentious and a number of issues that bring up complicated or strong emotions. With issues involving children, finances, and primary residences – it’s easy to see how divorce can spiral into a series of arguments. Many of these issues are even more [...]

By |2019-01-20T18:39:21+00:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Follow These 4 Tips to a Smoother Soldier Divorce

5 Important Ways a Military Divorce Is Unique

For the most part, a military divorce follows the same rules and procedures as a divorce between two civilians. However, there are some substantial differences that can greatly impact the outcome of a divorce and the contentious issues between the spouses. If you or a loved one is considering or going through a military divorce, [...]

By |2018-12-18T21:54:26+00:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Important Ways a Military Divorce Is Unique

5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Motorcycle Accidents in Nashville

At Surber, Asher, Suber & Moushon, PLLC, our motorcycle accident lawyers are recognized as some of the best in Nashville. Our team has handled tough cases involving serious accidents and even wrongful death claims. Still, the high number of motorcycle accidents that occur in Nashville each year continues to surprise and concern our legal team. [...]

By |2018-12-05T04:47:09+00:00November 29th, 2018|Motorcycle Accident Lawyer, Nashville lawyer|Comments Off on 5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Motorcycle Accidents in Nashville

Are There Legal Limitations on Your Construction Defect Claim?

It all begins when an inspection detects a crack in your foundation. Whether it is a residential home or commercial building, this small construction defect is about to lead to big problems. A crack in the foundation can indicate building instability, perhaps your building settled too far in one direction, or there is poor drainage [...]

By |2018-11-07T19:04:30+00:00October 29th, 2018|Construction Defect Lawyer, Tennessee Lawyer|Comments Off on Are There Legal Limitations on Your Construction Defect Claim?