Contact Us Today Free Consultation
Local 865-223-6291
Toll Free 888-861-1472
Serious Representation for Serious Injuries
Our Practice Areas

May 2016 Archives

Workplace injury data soon readily available

As of August 10, many employers involved in industries considered high risk will have to change their ways when it comes to reporting on their workplace safety in order to comply with a new rule issued by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration. According to the federal agency, statistics indicate that in excess of three million workers in the United States suffer workplace injury or even illness yearly. The new OSHA rule focuses on modernizing data collection related to injuries and/or illnesses suffered by workers across the country, including Tennessee.

Charges follow after fatal car wreck in Tennessee

Instead of celebrating Mother's Day with their mom at the beginning of May, a Tennessee family had to set up a memorial for her near the accident scene where she was killed just two days before. Reports of the fatal car wreck was received around 9:47 p.m. on the Friday before Mother's Day. At the time of the accident, the 37-year-old mother was traveling with her 4-year-old daughter when the accident happened.  

Search for driver after 4 die in Tennessee truck accident

An air and land search was launched by Tennessee authorities on a recent Friday evening during the first week of May for the driver of a dump truck. The search resulted from an earlier truck accident in which four people were killed. It is believed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the accident occurred.

Workplace injury: Who pays the medical bills?

Many Tennessee workers are exposed to a variety of dangers in their workplaces. While employers can do everything required by law to provide a safe workplace and workers can take every possible precaution, the fact is that accidents happen. Often in the case of a workplace injury, costs are incurred and you, as an injured employee, worry about these unexpected expenses.

The Law Offices of
Tony Farmer & John Dreiser

1356 Papermill Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37909

Toll Free: 888-861-1472
Phone: 865-223-6291
Fax: 865-584-1171
Knoxville Law Office Map

  • Review Us