Social Security Disability (SSD) and Over 50 Claims

For workers over the age of 50, the gradual or sudden onset of a mental or physical disability can have significant professional consequences. Whether you work in manufacturing in Knoxville or in an office setting in a neighboring Tennessee community, managing your disability and the responsibilities of a job may be impossible. For those with

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Fraud Investigations

An increasing number of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases are involving evidence from Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDI) Units. The Social Security Administration (SSA) utilizes CDI Units to investigate allegations of fraud. The Units work in conjunction with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), as well as State Disability Determination

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Federal Court Remands

In Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cases, people statistically find the greatest level of success at the hearing level where they appear before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). However, ALJs often make mistakes on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and SSI claims that result in unfavorable decisions. If an ALJ

2 killed in Tennessee truck accident

Two people were tragically killed in an accident between a tanker and a car on a recent Tuesday in February. The truck accident happened during the late afternoon. When two or more people die in an accident, it is standard procedure for the accident to be reconstructed by the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Critical Incident Response

Tennessee car wreck leads to death and serious injury

A horrendous accident on Highway 27 in Tennessee led to the closure of the highway in one direction for most of the day, while only one lane was open in the opposite direction. The car wreck happened on a recent Wednesday in February. The first call to emergency services was received just before 1:00 p.m.

The Devolution of Workers’ Compensation

The following article was recently produced by the Workplace Injury Litigation Group regarding the state of workers’ compensation laws in America. In the early part of the twentieth century, the only legal remedy for a worker injured or killed as a result of a work-related accident was to bring a “common-law” action against his employer

Workers’ compensation claims: what benefits do you have?

The Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act allows for workers to claim for workplace injuries. Workers may institute workers’ compensation claims after an authorized medical practitioner has confirmed that the injury can be considered as workplace related. The responsibility to ensure benefits for workers lies with the employer. Workers injured at their workplace are mainly entitled to




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