Tennessee has launched a new system designed to bring more motorists into compliance with liability insurance laws. About one in five drivers in the state is considered an uninsured motorist, with an estimated 1.1 million vehicles on the road that are not insured at all. Authorities say that a new verification system could improve compliance
Semi truck drivers have to be safe as they transport their loads from one location to another. The safety of themselves and others on the roads depend on this. Unfortunately, semi truck accidents with passenger vehicles do occur. When these occur, injuries or death are likely. People who are involved in an accident with a
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is making final several regulations affecting all claimants at the hearing level seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. In July, I blogged about the proposed rules including closing the record five days prior to the hearing. The proposed rules are pretty much becoming final
Most of our Knoxville, Tennessee, neighbors understand premises liability, meaning they know they can pursue legal remedies if injured on another party’s property. Most of these injuries occur due to slipping or falling, but an animal bite injury may also be a good reason to pursue a premises liability claim. Unfortunately, many victims of animal
If you’ve suffered a serious injury while at work, you are entitled to receive a number of medical benefits in Tennessee. Your treating physician, a physician who must be authorized to provide the care you’re receiving, must sign off on those treatments for them to be covered by your workers’ compensation or other benefit coverage.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued final rules revising medical criteria for evaluating mental disorders in adults and children in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims. These rules go into effect on January 17, 2017 and includes some major changes. Whether a person meets a listing level impairment is
Many people have heard about the common dangers associated with commercial trucks. These include drivers who are working with little sleep and trucks that haven’t properly been maintained. However, there’s another potential danger — the increase in senior and even elderly drivers. Trucking companies are in need of more employees, while many seniors need some