Common Questions in Tennessee Workers’ Compensation

1. THE COMPANY SAYS I’M NOT COVERED BY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BECAUSE THERE WAS NO ACCIDENT? NO ACCIDENT REPORT? I WASN’T INJURED AT WORK? WHAT SHOULD I DO? (Employer is denying coverage). Go ahead and get treatment under own health ins. & when asked by provider (on forms or by staff) or own health ins. If

Childhood SSI for Kids with Severe Hearing Loss

A child suffering from severe hearing loss may qualify for Childhood SSI benefits. Childhood SSI claims are evaluated differently than adult claims for Social Security Disability or SSI and the requirements are actually more stringent. The Social Security Administration determines whether the child has an impairment or combination of impairments that meets or medically equals the criteria

Will new bill affect workers’ compensation claims in Tennessee?

Tennessee workers in all industries likely know the dangers of workplace injuries. Often, serious injuries are attributed to construction workers, contractors and individuals who work with large machinery. One industry that is often forgotten in the realm of workers’ compensation is nursing. One report, however, indicates that nurses may begin to see more protections soon

Common Questions Answered About Car Accidents

Injured victims involved in car accidents often have many questions about potential claims. Q. When I am involved in an accident, what is the first thing I should do to protect my interests? A. Assuming that law enforcement officials have investigated the accident, the first action on your part should be to tend to your injuries

Tennessee car accident causes personal injury to 13

A horrific weekend crash has resulted in 13 injuries in Tennessee. According to authorities, the car accident involved a minivan, a car and another vehicle. The cause of the personal injury accident is still unclear. Authorities believe that the minivan, which was traveling on Highway 96, clipped another vehicle before colliding head-on with a car.

Huntington’s Disease and Social Security Disability Benefits

A person may qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI benefits on the basis of Huntington’s disease or Huntington’s chorea. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline and psychiatric problems. It typically becomes noticeable in mid-adult life. HD is the most common genetic cause of abnormal

Drunk driving accident claims 2 Tennessee lives, charges result

A 55-year-old man has been charged with two counts each of vehicular homicide by recklessness and vehicular homicide by intoxication following the deaths of two Tennessee women. The accident happened in November when the man, purportedly traveling southbound, crossed into oncoming traffic and struck the other vehicle. The drunk driving accident caused the deaths of




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