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Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Impairment Rating

Tennessee workers who are injured on the job may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, the amount of benefits an employee is entitled to receive often depends on his or her medical impairment rating. Generally, an employee is entitled… Read More

Evidence for Proving a Personal Injury Claim

Before an accident victim can recover compensation for a personal injury claim, he or she must be able to establish that the at-fault party’s negligence caused the accident and his or her injuries. This will require the help of a skilled attorney who… Read More

6 Delayed Injury Symptoms You May Experience After a Car Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can lead to significant injuries that can have long-term effects on victims. However, some injuries have delayed symptoms that appear several days or weeks after an auto accident. At Greg Coleman Law, our Knoxville car accident… Read More

Benefits of Hiring a Social Security Disability Lawyer

If you are disabled and unable to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. These benefits provide financial assistance and support to take care of your basic needs. However, if your SSD claim is denied, you will have to submit… Read More

Tennessee Passes Law Allowing the Sale of Dangerous Cars

On Jan. 1, 2018, Tennessee became the first and only state in the U.S. to enact a law that eases restrictions against automobile dealers who profit from selling recalled vehicles to consumers without first performing safety recall repairs. Under HB0141,… Read More

Delayed Federal Investigation of Possible Goodyear Defect Illustrates Another Peril of Court Secrecy

By Jennifer Bennett Staff Attorney As we’ve talked about before on this blog, what you don’t know can hurt you. Take Harvey Weinstein, for example, who was allegedly sexually harassing—and then blackballing—women in Hollywood for at least twenty years… Read More

Can I Appeal a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim in Tennessee?

If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, or you believe that you were provided inadequate benefits for medical treatment and lost wages, you have the right to appeal this decision. However, there are several stages in the appeal process, outlined… Read More

What Should I Do After a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents happen quickly, and the time immediately following the crash can be scary and confusing. However, knowing the steps you should take after a truck accident may help improve your chances for recovering compensation for your injuries. Below,… Read More

Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Injury Claim?

Claims adjusters are paid to minimize the amount of compensation insurance companies pay victims. One way they accomplish this may be to use a victim’s pre-existing injury to deny his or her claim or reduce the amount of compensation the insurance company… Read More

How to Apply for Workers' Compensation in Tennessee

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system designed to pay for injured workers’ medical treatment and partial lost wages. Although workers’ compensation was designed to provide employees financial security in exchange for no suing their employers… Read More

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