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Qualifying for Social Security Disability in Tennessee

More than 65 million Americans receive monthly Social Security benefits. The payments are intended to replace a portion of your earnings when you retire, become disabled or die. They are also available as compensation for illness or personal injury. If you are unable to work because of a physical or mental condition that is expected Read More

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Do I Need an Attorney to Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits?

You don’t need an attorney to apply for Social Security Disability benefits, but it is well advised to consider engaging an attorney both before and after making application for either Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Studies show that the Social Security Administration is likely to deny 65% – 75% of Read More

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Compensation for Wrongful Death Resulting from Vehicle Accidents

Statistics show that driving or riding in a motor vehicle has become increasingly dangerous. Despite improved safety technology in vehicles, driver safety awareness and defensive driving programs, vehicle related fatalities continue to rise in the US. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), US vehicle fatalities in 2017 exceeded 40,000 for the second straight year. Read More

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Slip and Fall Accidents: Leading Cause of Hospital Visits But How Is Fault Determined?

Slips and falls account for more than 8 million hospital emergency visits and are ranked as the leading cause of hospital visits (21.3% of all visits), according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). Floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than 2 million fall injuries each year, according to statistics from the Consumer Read More

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Most Harmful Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle registrations in the United States have grown overall for the past two decades. While there has been a small decline in recent years of riders (––, mostly among Boomers who fueled the Big Bike cruising craze getting to an age where they can no longer ride), there are other sectors that are growing, such Read More

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Do I Really Need A Personal Injury Attorney?

So, you’ve been in an accident of some kind, an auto crash or perhaps you slipped and fell, and your injuries are severe. It’s fairly clear in this scenario that you will need the services of a personal injury attorney. The fact that you will be responsible for significant medical expense and perhaps loss of Read More

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Insurance Fault Laws in Tennessee

Tennessee is a fault state when it comes to car accidents. This means whoever was mostly at fault for a crash is the one who is financially and legally liable for any injuries or property damage that occur as a result. The at-fault party (or his or her insurance company) must provide compensation for losses Read More

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Important Regulations Affecting Truck Accident Cases in Tennessee

Truck drivers in Tennessee are legally bound to follow strict state and federal regulations. Below are descriptions of just a few of the state laws associated with the trucking industry, including how they impact truck accident injury claims: Vehicle size and weight – No commercial vehicle in Tennessee may weigh more than 80,000 pounds. A violation Read More

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Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident Case?

When a truck accident occurs, there are many different individuals or organizations who could be considered liable for the injuries a victim sustains. These include the following: The driver of the truck The owner of the truck The company that leased the truck or trailer form the owner The manufacturer of the truck or various parts Read More

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An Overview of Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Tennessee

In Tennessee, almost everyone who rides on a motorcycle is legally required to wear a helmet. That helmet must meet the federal standards found in 49 CFR 571.218. If the driver or passenger of the motorcycle is at least 21 years old, the helmet must meet the following requirements: Ventilation airways may penetrate the helmet’s Read More

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