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What Is the “Pecuniary Value of Life” in a Tennessee Wrongful Death Claim?

What Is the “Pecuniary Value of Life” in a Tennessee Wrongful Death Claim? If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident or because of some negligent act or Read More

How Soon After an Injury Event Must a Victim Die to Qualify as a Wrongful Death?

In the case of a car crash, an accident victim may die within seconds. But other injury events, such as a misdiagnosis of cancer, can cause harm to a person Read More

How Comparative Fault Impacts Your Tennessee Auto Accident Case

Comparative fault is a legal concept based on the fact that more than one driver can be responsible for an auto accident. So, if two drivers make a mistake on Read More

Auto Insurance Requirements in Tennessee

Tennessee enacted mandatory automobile insurance in 1977. Today all drivers are required to carry at least the minimum amount of liability coverage for accidents, in these amounts: Bodily injury to one Read More

How Does the Social Security Administration Decide If You’re Disabled?

The Social Security Administration pays disability insurance (SSDI) benefits to eligible workers who are totally and permanently disabled. But what is the basis for SSA’s determination? In short, you must Read More

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

To win a personal injury case, a plaintiff has the burden of proving several separate elements, most importantly fault and harm. This proof must be clear and convincing for a Read More

Motorcycle Riders: Dress for the Crash, Not for the Weather

If you are planning to ride a motorcycle, you need to think in terms of safety, especially when it comes to what you’re wearing while riding. Too many motorcycle riders decide Read More

How Much of Your Medical History Must You Submit for Social Security Disability?

When applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you must submit sufficient medical documentation to allow an evaluator to decide you are totally and permanently disabled. Many applicants decide to Read More

Modified Comparative Negligence in Tennessee Accident Claims

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, you have the right to pursue a claim. However, before you do so, it is important that Read More

Who Can Bring a Tennessee Wrongful Death Claim?

When a loved one passes away, there are often a variety of legal repercussions. The family may have to deal with distributing property, probating a will and closing all types Read More

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