Car wreck results in 2 fatalities

Two Tennessee families had to face the tragic deaths of family members after two people died in a recent fatal accident in the central part of the state. The car wreck happened when the driver of a pickup truck crossed over the middle of the road into oncoming traffic. The 65-year-old driver then hit an

How to Choose the Right Tennessee Attorney

Unfortunately, many at some point in their lives will need to hire an attorney for some issue. Whether you are buying a house, preparing your will, using a contractor that did you wrong, or, you or someone you love has been involved in a car accident, suffered medical malpractice, or are disabled and need help

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – No COLA!

Recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits will not see a benefit increase in 2016!  Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and SSI recipients saw a 1.7% increase in benefits in 2015. The COLA is based on the Consumer Price Index from the third quarter of the current year.  This is only the third time in the history

Workers’ compensation claims — how dangerous is your job?

The results of a recently conducted census into fatal workplace injuries did not bear good news for many workers. An increase of two percent in workplace fatalities is reflected in the preliminary results of the annual Census of Fatal Occupation injuries. In some industries across the United States, including Tennessee, the increase in fatal injuries

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – ABLE Act

Recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can only have a limited amount of income and resources before their benefits are reduced or eliminated.  While a cap on income and resources for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a worthwhile requirement in most circumstances, it is often a drastic and punitive measure for those that are severely disabled




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