Social Security Disability and SSI News and Updates

Social Security Disability and SSI claimants might be interested in some of the following information regarding claims. Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report – the Social Security Administration recently released updated numbers for the average number of days until final disposition of claims from the hearing request. Some ODARs of interest for claimant’s in

Former Titans player denied workers’ comp after receiving it

When workers in Tennessee and elsewhere are injured on the job, they can often apply for benefits through the state’s workers’ compensation program. The workers’ compensation program is designed to assist those who have suffered injuries or illness at work and are, at least temporarily, unable to continue working at their job. The payment of

Personal Injury Claims from Distracted Driving and MP3 Use

It is becoming a simple equation: more technology equals more distracted driving equals more personal injury claims. When it comes to new cars in the United States, MP3 connectivity is practically a given: Nine out of 10 new cars sold in the U.S. have MP3 jacks, according to HealthDay News, and numerous manufacturers offer a

Personal Injury Cases Affected by “Loser Pays” Law

The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed “Loser Pays” legislation that will affect civil cases, including personal injury cases. The legislation, which takes affects claims filed on or after July 1, 2012, requires a party that is represented by an attorney to pay all reasonable and necessary litigation costs actually incurred up to $10,000.00 if the civil




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