Workers Compensation

Jun 16, 2015

Personal Injury Lawsuits 101: the Independent Medical Examination

By |Jun 16, 2015|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Insurance Companies, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents, Workers Compensation, Workplace Accidents|0 Comments

If you were injured because of someone else’s negligence – say, at work or in a car crash – and you decide to pursue a lawsuit, you’ll have to undergo an independent medical examination, or IME. Many people think that seeing their own doctors after an accident will suffice – but the insurance company won’t [...]

Feb 17, 2015

Employers Take Note: Tennessee OSHA is Changing Reporting Rules

By |Feb 17, 2015|Workers Compensation, Workplace Accidents|0 Comments

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new rule that significantly changes an employer’s duties to report workplace injuries to OSHA. Under the current rule, employers are only required to report workplace-related fatalities and in-patient hospitalizations of three or more employees to OSHA. Employers must report a qualifying incident to the nearest [...]