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Does Failing to Wear a Helmet Impact My Motorcycle Personal Injury Case?

Many motorcyclists do not like helmets. But Tennessee law does require you to wear a helmet at all times while you're on the road on your bike. (It also prohibits you from hunting whales while riding a motorcycle, but that one doesn't seem to come up too often). It's also illegal for passengers to go [...]

By |2019-06-30T18:35:13+00:00June 30th, 2019|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Does Failing to Wear a Helmet Impact My Motorcycle Personal Injury Case?

Why IMLCC Makes a License Defense Attorney an Absolute Necessity for TN Physicians

In January of 2019 Tennessee joined the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. And on one hand, this opened up a lot of opportunity for Tennessee doctors. Doctors can now fill out an online form to get almost instantly licensed in any member state, including two of Tennessee's border states: Mississippi and Alabama. And doctors who want [...]

By |2019-06-20T20:04:32+00:00June 20th, 2019|License Defense|Comments Off on Why IMLCC Makes a License Defense Attorney an Absolute Necessity for TN Physicians

How Property Owners Can Limit Liability

Running any business comes with an element of risk. But successful businesses manage that risk.   One of the risks you'll encounter as a business owner is premesis liability. If someone gets hurt on your property, they can sue. One way you manage that risk is by carrying insurance.   But you don't want your [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:08:37+00:00May 30th, 2019|Tennessee Lawyer|Comments Off on How Property Owners Can Limit Liability

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