Serious accidents involving large trucks and buses are an all too familiar sight on Tennessee roads. Hopefully, the gradual enforcement of a new federal rule, which was finalized mid-2015, is going to lead to a drastic decrease in bus and 18-wheeler crashes. Between 2017 and 2019, all tractor trucks and buses will gradually be required
A reoccurring theme on my blog is the backlog at the hearing level for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and SSI claims. I recently discussed that one of the factors in the backlog was the decrease in on-the-record (OTR) Fully Favorable Decision produced by attorney advisors (AA’s) or known as senior attorneys. The Social Security Administration
Have you ever been involved in an accident with another driver who either had no insurance or was underinsured? There is little doubt that the situation brought you no joy and quite possibly led to an accident dispute when you made a claim after being severely injured. Residence in Tennessee may be spared such a
Injuries due to animal bites are common occurrences across Tennessee. In most cases, the injuries suffered can be ascribed to dog bites, but other animals can also cause serious injuries. Victims of attacks by animals may have legal rights to claims for damages suffered, but they may not be sure of where to turn or
We represented Mary, a twenty-eight year old woman, who received a call on a Thursday evening from a girlfriend who was stranded and needed a ride home. On her way to pick up her friend, Mary ran out of gas on Washington Pike in East Knoxville and pulled her car to the side of the
While most of Tennessee was preparing for New Year’s parties, two families were dealing with the repercussions of a tragic accident. A car wreck involving three cars happened around lunch time on the last day of 2015. It is reported that one of the cars involved smashed into a minivan, forcing it into oncoming traffic.