Greg Coleman Law Blog & Industry Commentary

Who Selects the Doctor for My Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 26, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Trying to figure out how to seek medical treatment following a work-related accident can feel overwhelming, especially if you do not understand the process under the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Greg Coleman Law explains how to get the…

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Am I Required To Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 20, 2020 in Personal Injury

When an injured victim receives a settlement award from a personal injury claim, that compensation is typically not taxable by the federal or state government. However, for this award to qualify as non-taxable, the damages must stem from a physical injury…

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Understanding How Duty of Care Affects Your Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 12, 2020 in Personal Injury

Greg Coleman Law explains key facts about what a duty of care is, how attorneys use this necessary component to prove negligence, and how it helps injured victims obtain compensation for damages. If you were injured in an accident caused by another’s…

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How Negligence Per Se Applies in a Tennessee Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 28, 2020 in Auto Accident

To recover compensation for injuries you sustained in a car accident, you must be able to prove that the other driver's negligent actions caused the crash that led to your injuries. In an incident involving negligence per se, establishing fault may be…

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Can Remote Employees Get Workers’ Comp If Injured at Home?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 26, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

If you are a remote employee who was injured while working out of your home, you may be eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits. However, because the details of where and when you work may not be clear-cut, it can be challenging to prove the…

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Fault for Crashes with Drivers Who Failed to Use Lights or Turn Signals

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 14, 2020 in Auto Accident

A Tennessee motorist owes other drivers on the roadway a duty to act reasonably in order to prevent harm. This duty includes turning on headlights according to state law and using turn signals at appropriate times. When a driver’s failure to use headlights…

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How Do I Pay Medical Bills After a Tennessee Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 03, 2020 in Auto Accident

Tennessee is an at-fault-state in the event of an auto accident, which means you may only recover damages if you can prove the other party caused your collision. Since personal injury protection (PIP) coverage is not available in the state, how do you…

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Who May Be Liable for an Accident Caused by Black Ice?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 31, 2020 in Auto Accident

According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are more than a million accidents caused by inclement weather every year. Many of these happen during the winter due to black ice, a dangerous road condition that is difficult to see. However, even…

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What Tennessee’s Hands-Free Driving Law Means for You

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 22, 2020 in Auto Accident

According to a recent study, Tennessee is the worst state in the country for crashes caused by distracted driving. It is also the 19th state to ban motorists from holding a mobile phone or other freestanding electronic device while operating a vehicle.…

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Understanding Contingency Fees and How They Help You

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 13, 2020 in Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, you may wonder whether you can afford to hire an attorney, even if you need one. At Greg Coleman Law, our attorneys accept valid claims on a contingency basis, making it possible for anyone to afford the advantages…

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