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Tennessee Workers' Compensation and Employee Rights

Workers who are injured on the job have the right to report such injuries without fear of repercussions. Injured workers also have the right to pursue workers’ compensation benefits after a workplace accident. If you suffered an injury while performing… Read More

Can I Sue a Third Party for a Workplace Injury?

As a dedicated worker, you are probably familiar with the workers’ compensation program that provides you with benefits if you are injured on the job. This program often prevents you from suing your employer, but it provides you with important medical… Read More

What is the Difference Between a Workers’ Compensation Claim and a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When a worker is injured on the job, he or she may have several options to recover the compensation he or she needs after the accident.   Although most employees are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim with their employer, some may be entitled… Read More

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

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

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

3 Things You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work

Workers’ compensation in Tennessee is a valuable program that provides medical care and benefits to employees who have been injured at work. However, to receive workers’ compensation benefits, you must follow a strict set of rules and procedures to file… Read More

Are Car Accidents Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Car accidents are a common cause of workplace injuries and may be covered by an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, employees who were injured in a work-related car accident must take certain steps to ensure they are filing a valid claim. The… Read More

Can I Sue My Employer for a Work-Related Injury?

If you are injured in a work-related accident, you are entitled compensation for medical bills and partial lost wages through workers’ compensation. In exchange for this no-fault compensation, employees give up their right to file a lawsuit against their… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Workers’ Compensation

Because workplace accidents can occur in a variety of industries and can cause serious financial strain on an injured worker, most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you were harmed performing your job’s regular duties,… Read More

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