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Comparative Negligence Rules Apply to Your Slip and Fall Case

In a Tennessee slip and fall case, the court will consider whether any carelessness on your part contributed to your accident and resulting injury. Tennessee is a comparative negligence state, Read More

An Overview of Dog Bite Laws in Tennessee

Tennessee has its own set of dog bite laws that impose strict liability in some cases, and “one bite” liability rules in others. These laws are outlined in Section 44-8-413 Read More

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability

Seeking disability benefits can be daunting. Only about 25 percent of all disability claims in Tennessee get approved at the level of the initial claim or disability application, one of Read More

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee defines wrongful death as any fatality caused by “injuries received from another” or by “the wrongful omission, or killing by another.” The state treats this type Read More

How to File for Social Security Disability

The first step to securing Social Security disability benefits in Tennessee is preparing and filing your application. You may file via phone or in person at your local Social Security Read More

The Statute of Limitations for Filing an Accident Lawsuit in Tennessee

Tennessee, like every other state in the nation, has a limit on the amount of time in which you can file a lawsuit against a responsible party after you suffer Read More

When Can a Tennessee Plaintiff Get Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

When Can a Tennessee Plaintiff Get Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case? There are several categories of damages an injured plaintiff can claim in a lawsuit. Special damages refer to Read More

What Are the Rules for Truck Drivers Taking Opioid Pain Killers?

What Are the Rules for Truck Drivers Taking Opioid Pain Killers? Prescription opioids, such as Vicodin, Demerol, and OxyContin, have become very popular as a means of treating acute and chronic Read More

Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident When the Brakes Fail?

Commercial trucking is a complex industry with many parties involved. So, when something goes wrong and trucks are involved in collisions, there’s often a great deal of blame-shifting, making it Read More

How Does Tennessee’s Motorcycle Helmet Law Affect an Accident Claim?

Tennessee law requires all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear a helmet that meets safety specifications. If the person is under age 21, the helmet must meet federal standards set Read More

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