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Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 17

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed
    In Jones v. Behrman, No. W2016-00643-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of an HCLA claim for failure to file within the applicable statute of limitations Decedent suffered from several health…
  • Aug 14

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken
    In Stinson v. Mensel, No. M2016-00624-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 12, 2017), a neighborly dispute about chickens turned into a suit and counter-suit for nuisance, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and…
  • Aug 10

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill
    Who has the right to recover medical expenses incurred for personal injuries to children in Tennessee?  The parents?  The minor?  Either but not both?  Does it make any difference if there is a holder of a subrogation…
Rank this Week: 255

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Aug 16

    Lessons From the Courtroom

    Lessons From the Courtroom
    Malcolm Gladwell wrote a great book titled Outliers. The book covered the careers of The Beatles , Bill Gates , and others. The premise of the book is that one does not become an expert until they do something over 10,000 hours. After 22…
  • Aug 8

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury
    The Tennessean has recently published two articles on some questionable practices of the Davidson County. TN. grand jury. A grand jury's main role is to determine if probable cause exists in order to return an indictment. The…
  • Jul 20

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.
    Nashville's News Chanel Five reported yesterday of one Tennessee judge's unusual method to reduce one's jail sentence. White County Tennessee General Sessions Judge Sam Benningfield entered a standing court order granting 30 days of jail…
Rank this Week: 1085

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law issues, cases and news with a focus on Tennessee. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseelawblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction
    In 2015, a baby boy only known as ‘Baby Doe’ was born addicted to opioid painkillers. His first few days of life were spent in an agonizing withdrawal in the neo natal unit. Three Tennessee prosecutors and the baby’s…
  • Jul 28

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation
    Since 2016 lawsuits involving hernia mesh developed by Ethicon, Inc. continue to mount. Sold under Physiomesh, the products have raised concern over their safety and ability to reduce the symptoms of a hernia. Multidistrict litigation, on the…
  • May 21

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It
    Eventually, many of us will spend time living in a nursing home. This does not need to be a negative or stressful transition. Instead, it can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience that also increases a persons’ safety, improves their…
Rank this Week: 1098

Truck Injury Lawyer Blog

Truck Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal issues relating to truck, trailer, and auto accidents. Published by the Law Offices of Morgan G. Adams.

http://www.truckinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Horrific Bus Crash in Palm Springs, CA – How do you find the best Bus Accident Lawyer?

    Horrific Bus Crash in Palm Springs, CA – How do you find the best Bus Accident Lawyer?
    The recent bus crash in California was horrific in nature. Entire families have been forever changed due to the loss of life (13 to date) and massive injuries suffered by the survivors (31 reported). The National Transportation Safety…
  • Apr 30

    Why Treating a Bus Wreck Case Like a Car Wreck Case is a Multi-Million Dollar Mistake

    Why Treating a Bus Wreck Case Like a Car Wreck Case is a Multi-Million Dollar Mistake
    I was honored to speak to a large roomful of lawyers, from around the nation, at the American Association for Justice’s Jazz Fest Program in New Orleans, LA. My topic, in case you hadn’t guessed, was Why Treating a Bus Wreck…
  • Feb 29

    When Will New Truck Drivers be Trained?

    When Will New Truck Drivers be Trained?
    Because a small number of  fly-by-night, unsafe, trucking companies refuse to train their drivers (the vast majority of trucking companies have training programs), the FMCSA finally had to pass regulations requiring ongoing training…
Rank this Week: 1299

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • May 8

    Progress on Sixth Circuit Vacancie

    Progress on Sixth Circuit Vacancie
    As we’ve previously noted, the Sixth Circuit currently has two vacancies, and will soon have a third, as Judge McKeague has already announced his plans to take senior status. Judge Amul Thapar of the Eastern District of Kentucky…
  • Apr 28

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction
    In MAG IAS Holdings, Inc. v. Schmuckle (No. 16-1550), the Sixth Circuit issued its first published decision interpreting the reach of specific jurisdiction under Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115 (2014).  The panel held that Walden stands…
  • Apr 27

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim
                Last week in Marshall v. Rawlings, a split panel of the Sixth Circuit held that the cat’s paw theory of liability applies to FMLA retaliation claims.  In Marshall,…
Rank this Week: 1320

TIPS: Perspectives on Intellectual…

TIPS: Perspectives on Intellectual Property Law

Covers traditional intellectual property (copyrights, patents and trademarks) and more nuanced areas of law, including media, technology, franchising, e-commerce, entertainment and advertising.By Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP.

http://www.wallertips.com/
  • Aug 1

    Some Hospital Systems Under Attack By Cyber-Criminals Using Denial of Service Attack

    Some Hospital Systems Under Attack By Cyber-Criminals Using Denial of Service Attack
    Hospital emergency rooms are our first line of defense for actual attacks and emergencies, but in some cases ERs are finding themselves literally under cyber-attack. Recent law enforcement notices warn that telephone access to ER’s has…
  • Jun 11

    The TTAB Did Not Love New York

    The TTAB Did Not Love New York
    Brand owners, marketers, and in-house counsel should be cognizant of the legal implications of selecting geographical terms for the name of a product. Waller intellectual property attorney, William F. Wilson, was recently published in the…
  • May 13

    The Ninth Circuit Holds that Cancellation of a Trademark is a Remedy, Not a Cause of Action

    The Ninth Circuit Holds that Cancellation of a Trademark is a Remedy, Not a Cause of Action
    Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP attorney, Bob Felber, was recently published in the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Bulletin where he discussed, Airs Aromatics, LLC v. Victoria’s Secret Stores Brand Management,…
Rank this Week: 1489

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Aug 18

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Hide and Seek, Part 2

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Hide and Seek, Part 2
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Photography, Wildlife Photography
  • Aug 16

    A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgivene

    A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgivene
    This article by J.B. Wogan in Governing is interesting. A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgiveness Officials in Westchester County, N.Y., want to help low-income fathers who are behind in their child support payments.…
  • Aug 14

    Transitional Alimony Converted to Alimony in Futuro in Clarksville, Tennessee Divorce: Roby v. Roby

    Transitional Alimony Converted to Alimony in Futuro in Clarksville, Tennessee Divorce: Roby v. Roby
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 30 years of marriage. During much of the marriage, Wife was a homemaker and stay-at-home parent. At the time of divorce, Husband earned $113,000 per year while Wife earned $32,000 per year. After equally…
Rank this Week: 1521

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit
    Last March Michele Petry was told she would not be hired for a nursing position she had so eagerly awaited for. Indianapolis-based IDE Management had run a mandatory background check which had revealed Miss Petry was a convicted felon. Her…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 1808

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Covers business law for entrepreneurs, emerging companies and the investment management industry. By Alexander J. Davie.

http://www.strictlybusinesslawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Clients vs. Qualified Purchasers: Understanding Investor Qualification

    Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Clients vs. Qualified Purchasers: Understanding Investor Qualification
    Private funds, such has hedge funds, private equity funds, and venture capital funds, are governed by a host of intersecting federal laws that impact who can invest in these fund, including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange…
  • Jul 20

    New Options for Raising Capital for Startups and Growth Companie

    New Options for Raising Capital for Startups and Growth Companie
    Traditionally, when raising capital, an overwhelming majority of businesses have used Rule 506 of Regulation D, also often known as the “private placement exemption” as their exemption from securities registration requirements. In…
  • Jun 29

    The Life Cycle of a Private Equity or Venture Capital Fund

    The Life Cycle of a Private Equity or Venture Capital Fund
    Unlike most hedge funds, the investment holdings of private equity and venture capital funds typically are not liquid. Consequently, private equity and venture capital funds usually do not have any redemption rights and are organized to have…
Rank this Week: 1813

Best Practices Construction Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Construction-related blog focused on transportation, healthcare, technology and legal trends. By Stites Harbison PLLC.

http://www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com/
  • Aug 11

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced
    Believe it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side. Take, for the example, the e-mail I found in the files of one…
  • Aug 10

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!
    You don’t always say what you mean. And you don’t always mean what you say.  In construction contracts, parties attempt to use plain and ordinary words to describe their respective obligations. As an example, when the…
  • Jul 6

    Spearin Doctrine: A Construction Case Described in A Tweet!

    Spearin Doctrine: A Construction Case Described in A Tweet!
    I read in my Twitter feed this morning about a recent case where the Missouri Court of Appeals formally adopted the Spearin Doctrine. I immediately wondered if I could explain the Spearin Doctrine in less than 140 characters.…
Rank this Week: 1896

Lawyer Hatton

Lawyer Hatton

Covers cases and topics of interest to solo or small firm practices. From Tennessee attorney Tim Hatton.

http://lawyerhatton.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Anthony Trial - Day Three

    Anthony Trial - Day Three
    Yesterday was the most interesting day yet of the Anthony trial. The state continues to build on the story that they told during their opening statement by presenting witness testimony regarding Ms. Anthony's activities while her daughter…
  • May 26

    Anthony Trial - Day Two

    Anthony Trial - Day Two
    Day two of the Anthony trial in Florida was uneventful. The state is presenting its case exactly as they laid it out in the opening statement. They began by focusing on showing the jury how Ms. Anthony went about living her life and seemed…
  • May 24

    Anthony Trial - Day One

    Anthony Trial - Day One
    While working today, I set up a feed of the Anthony trial in Florida on my monitor so I could watch it. Today was opening statements. It is a fascinating case. The defense has a very interesting theory of the case and I am going to enjoy…
Rank this Week: 1919

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Aug 14

    Duties of a Houston Divorce Lawyer

    Duties of a Houston Divorce Lawyer
    Michael Busby Even if your marriage has failed, your life has to go on. This calls for a logical analysis and conclusion of divorce proceedings. A Houston divorce lawyer has his work clearly cut. He will not only be your legal counselor, but…
  • Aug 7

    Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor?

    Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor?
    Michael Busby A judge in a divorce court has seen it all. He or she has seen the drama queens, the crocodile tears, the acting, the anger and foul temper…all of it. Few things will faze a Houston family law judge. In fact, most of them…
  • Aug 1

    Houston Divorce Court Staff

    Houston Divorce Court Staff
    Michael Busby If your Houston divorce lawyer has not already told you the staff that you will encounter in the divorce court, the list below can be informative. It is important to know the role of each of these people. They will be the people…
Rank this Week: 1990

Seed Law

Seed Law

Covers legal issues affecting the seed industry, including the IP rights to seeds. By Gillon & Associates, PLLC.

http://seedlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Myriad Gene case shakes up and shakes down Biotech Industry

    Myriad Gene case shakes up and shakes down Biotech Industry
    First, I would like to thank Matthew Dillon with the Organic Seed Alliance @Seed_Alliance for pulling me from under my rock and informing me about this very important case. Judge Sweet of the Southern District of New York invalidated seven…
  • Jan 19

    Race to the finish line for Monsanto's GE Alfalfa

    Race to the finish line for Monsanto's GE Alfalfa
    This past Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition of certiorari in order to hear the GE Alfalfa case, Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, No. 09-475, that has been causing quite a stir in the biotech world. This is fortuitous for…
  • Nov 20

    Canadian Inventor Sues State Research Universitie

    Canadian Inventor Sues State Research Universitie
    I like to toss "seed lawsuit" in the google search bar on occasion to see what's going on in the world-at-large beyond the comfortable confines of my office here in suburban Memphis, TN. I came across a story that I have posted on the…
Rank this Week: 2170

Nashville Probate and Disability…

Nashville Probate and Disability Law Journal

Covers disability, wills, probate and elder law. By Norris & Norris, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleprobateanddisabilitylawblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Giving Away the House

    Giving Away the House
    Posted by Barbara Moss. "We gave away our house last week to our two children. We want to be able to qualify for Medicaid without the government getting all our money." That's how my interview with two potential clients…
  • Jan 14

    Living Independently in Old Age

    Living Independently in Old Age
    Posted by Barbara Moss. My mother wanted to live at home as long as possible. Fortunately for her, when that was no longer possible, she was able to pay some of the capital from the sale of her home for a spot in an assisted living…
  • Jan 3

    Paying for Nursing Home Care

    Paying for Nursing Home Care
    Posted by Barbara Moss. As I've written in a prior post (December 19, 2012), Medicare pays only a limited amount toward nursing home care and then only when there has been a 3-day hospital admission first. People who enter a nursing home…
Rank this Week: 2213

Tennessee Criminal Law Review

Tennessee Criminal Law Review

Covers Tennessee and federal criminal law developments from the Supreme Court to pending legislation. By Davis & Hoss, pc.

http://davis-hoss.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Supreme Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of DUI Charges After Video of Arrest Lost

    Supreme Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of DUI Charges After Video of Arrest Lost
    This was posted today on the TN Courts website. The Tennessee Supreme Court, in a unanimous opinion, today upheld a trial court’s dismissal of DUI and other charges against a McMinnville woman because a video recording of the…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Orders Judges To Stay Away From Fact Finding Regarding Mandatory Minimum

    Supreme Court Orders Judges To Stay Away From Fact Finding Regarding Mandatory Minimum
    The Supreme Court issued an important criminal decision this week, Alleyne v. United States, when it said that a jury should have the final say on what triggers mandatory minimum sentences in criminal cases.The Court voted in a 5-4 decision…
  • Jun 17

    Silence speaks volumes: Supreme Court issues ruling in Salinas v. Texa

    Silence speaks volumes: Supreme Court issues ruling in Salinas v. Texa
    By Jay PerryThe Supreme Court issued a ruling today, in Salinas v. Texas, a case discussed earlier here. The decision, a 5-4 ruling held that a suspect must expressly invoke their 5th Amendment privilege in order to be protected by that…
Rank this Week: 2306

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tracks important appellate opinions concerning Tennessee's civil justice system including opinions affecting personal injury, insurance law, business torts and comsumer protection. By the Adams Law Firm.

http://tennesseepersonalinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING
    On November 30, 2010, Plaintiff Cynthia Christian was an invited guest for a function at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Campbell County, Tennessee.  The Lodge was regularly rented for parties and other functions via the nearby Hampton Inn.…
  • Mar 19

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt
    In one of the biggest personal injury settlements in Pennsylvania history, a family that suffered death and injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer has received a $26.1 million settlement.In 2010, the three Plaintiffs were…
  • Mar 15

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
Rank this Week: 2350

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 2474

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, bus accidents and drunk driving accidents. By Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.knoxvilleinjury.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2728

Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Sep 11

    Featured Image Blog Post Example

    Featured Image Blog Post Example
    Not only home variations or demos but fully created sites for you ready to publish on the net. More than 20+ ready to use sites created with research and dedication. Choose the right one and go online in 5 minutes. Specular is the last theme…
  • Sep 11

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  • Sep 11

    New Standard Post Example Post

    New Standard Post Example Post
    With a staff of 12 members, Codeless will provide the most powerful and real-time support you have ever tried. Our staff members are concentrating in helping our customers to solve and customize their sites. Five of them working everyday to…
Rank this Week: 2774

Knight on Family Law

Knight on Family Law

Covers divorce and family law in Tennessee. By Stephen C. Knight.

http://knightonfamilylaw.com
Rank this Week: 2825

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 2874

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, burglary, sex crimes, trepassing and vandalism. By Don Himmelberg of Higgins, Himmelberg & Piliponis PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2933

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
  • Aug 9

    Avoiding Workplace Retaliation: Guidance for Employer

    Avoiding Workplace Retaliation: Guidance for Employer
    In an article published in the Spring 2017 edition of Employment Relations Today, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Kimberly Veirs discussed ways employers can avoid retaliation claims in her article “Avoiding Workplace Retaliation:…
  • Aug 1

    Open Enrollment Considerations for Plan Sponsor

    Open Enrollment Considerations for Plan Sponsor
    In an article published by HR Professionals, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Susie Bilbro provided insight on aspects plan sponsors should consider as they prepare for the 2018 open enrollment process. Among the key questions Susie…
  • Jul 11

    Top Regulatory Developments in Employment Law

    Top Regulatory Developments in Employment Law
    In an article published in the Nashville Business Journal, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett discussed latest developments in employment law through the first months of the Trump presidency. The article covers the following…
Rank this Week: 3095

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

Covers business and insurance litigation. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3145

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend
    Are you planning a getaway this coming long weekend? We have put together a list of 3 tips for road safety to ensure you stay safe on the road. Buckle Up. According to the National Highway Safety Advisory, men 16-44 years old are least likely…
  • May 20

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know
    When you are injured in a car wreck or other accident, the last thing you think is “I better go to a doctor that is covered by my insurance.” Unfortunately with insurance companies becoming less pro-patient and more pro-profit…
  • May 9

    The Most Likely Car Wreck

    The Most Likely Car Wreck
    Statistics have spoken. The most common type of car wreck in Tennessee has the following identifiers: Who: 21-29 Year Old Driver When: May to October: Thursday or Friday between 3-5pm Continue reading
Rank this Week: 3334

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Tennessee.

http://www.sabinestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Estate Planning is for Everyone

    Estate Planning is for Everyone
    What’s your excuse for lack of planning? Think you’re too young? You may not be ready for an enhanced estate plan like your parents/grandparents have, but you need to start somewhere Accidents happen, all the time.  If you…
  • Apr 12

    Intestacy in Tennessee – 3 Question

    Intestacy in Tennessee – 3 Question
    Question 1: What is intestacy? When you die, someone else will have to become the new owner of your property.  If you die without having prepared an estate plan, the court determines you have died intestate.   In this case, the…
  • Apr 12

    Intestacy in Tennessee – 3 Question

    Intestacy in Tennessee – 3 Question
    Question 1: What is intestacy? When you die, someone else will have to become the new owner of your property.  If you die without having prepared an estate plan, the court determines you have died intestate.   In this case, the…
Rank this Week: 3415

Shelby County Criminal Defense…

Shelby County Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in West Tennessee, with particular emphasis placed on DUI/DWI/Drugged Driving. By William Young, Jr.

http://bartlettattorney.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3705

Tennessee Real Estate Law

Tennessee Real Estate Law

Covers Tennessee commercial and residential real estate law. By J. David Wicker.

http://tennrealestatelaw.com/
  • Sep 17

    Property Tax Abatement in Tennessee via PILOT

    Property Tax Abatement in Tennessee via PILOT
    On December 4, 2012, Metro Council passed an economic incentive for Nashville-based HCA Holdings, Inc. (“HCA”) that is estimated to total $66 million over 20 years and is one of the largest Metro Nashville has ever offered to a…
  • Mar 29

    The Great Tennessee-Georgia Border War of 2013

    The Great Tennessee-Georgia Border War of 2013
    On March 25, 2013, Georgia senators passed House Resolution 4 (“HR 4”), a resolution which proposed settlement of the boundary dispute between the State of Georgia and the State of Tennessee. The resolution attempts to settle the…
  • Nov 19

    Oral Modification to Construction Contract

    Oral Modification to Construction Contract
    Construction contracts typically contain provisions that explicitly require the parties to reduce all modifications to the contract into writing. These “additional work” provisions are written to prevent the enforceability of oral…
Rank this Week: 3707

Nashville Criminal Lawer FAQ's

Nashville Criminal Lawer FAQ's

Covers DUIs and criminal defense issues. By the Law Office of Russell F. Thomas.

http://www.russellthomaslaw.com/frequently-asked-questions/
  • Apr 26

    What do I wear to court?

    What do I wear to court?
    I am commonly asked by Nashville DUI and criminal defense client’s what they should wear to court. I tell all client’s that it is better to be “over-dressed” than “under-dressed” and suggest they wear…
  • Feb 4

    Where Can I Find Out How To Reinstate My Tennessee Drivers License That Has Been Revoked Or Suspended?

    Where Can I Find Out How To Reinstate My Tennessee Drivers License That Has Been Revoked Or Suspended?
    Reinstating a license can be an expensive and complicated process depending on the reason(s) for your suspension.  It often involves clearing hurdles with both local and state offices. The best place to start is on the Department of…
  • Jan 22

    Where Can I Get An Ignition Interlock Device Installed In My Car?

    Where Can I Get An Ignition Interlock Device Installed In My Car?
    If you are court ordered to install an ignition interlock device on your car, you must use a state certified provider.  For a link to a directory of all certified providers in the state, click here. If you or someone you know has…
Rank this Week: 3724

Nashville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Nashville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, drug offenses, and weapons offenses. By Russell F. Thomas.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    A Great Source for Free CLE Online: LexVid

    A Great Source for Free CLE Online: LexVid
    Around November, I always start worrying about whether I’ve met my CLE requirements for the year, but it is always so difficult to find the time in my schedule to be away from the office for a day or even half day. I came across the LexVid…
  • Oct 26

    How Much Will a DUI Cost?

    How Much Will a DUI Cost?
    DUIs are expensive and usually involve paying fees to many different entities. The following is a brief description of different types of fees that one might expect to pay as a result of a DUI case in Tennessee. Most of these are mandated by…
  • Sep 11

    Tennessee Expungement Law Overview

    Tennessee Expungement Law Overview
    Can I get my criminal record expunged? This is one of the most common questions I am asked as a criminal defense lawyer. The answer, however, is not always clear. In this blog post I will give a quick overview of the types of cases that can…
Rank this Week: 3737

Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

Nashville Trial Lawyer Blog

Covers news, injury, consumer, business and class action law. By Law Office of David S. Hagy PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3767

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Beneficiary’s Death Complicates Administration of Tennessee Estate

    Beneficiary’s Death Complicates Administration of Tennessee Estate
    When a beneficiary under a will has died before the testator has passed away, the devise to the beneficiary is known as a lapsed gift.  In some cases, this may complicate the probate administration proceedings.  In a July 25, 2017…
  • Aug 15

    Tennessee Court Awards Long-Term Alimony to Wife After Thirty-Year Marriage End

    Tennessee Court Awards Long-Term Alimony to Wife After Thirty-Year Marriage End
    Spouses who divorce after a lengthy marriage may have disputes related to a sudden change in income or other financial concerns.  The Court of Appeals of Tennessee considered the issue of transitional alimony in an August 1, 2017…
  • Aug 1

    Tennessee Court Examines Damages Awarded to Plaintiff in Car Accident Appeal

    Tennessee Court Examines Damages Awarded to Plaintiff in Car Accident Appeal
    Accident victims may be able to recover compensation for different kinds of economic and non-economic loss in a negligence claim.  In a July 14, 2017 case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed a jury award of damages to a…
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Presnell on Privileges

Presnell on Privileges

Covers evidentiary privileges and outside counsel. By Todd Presnell.

http://presnellonprivileges.com/
  • Aug 15

    Sweeping Privilege Loss—Baylor Must Produce Documents From Sexual-Assault Investigation

    Sweeping Privilege Loss—Baylor Must Produce Documents From Sexual-Assault Investigation
    In a significant ruling that may exacerbate the continuing fallout from Baylor University’s sexual-assault scandal—and provide lessons for those conducting internal investigations—the USDC WDTX rejected Baylor’s…
  • Aug 8

    Court Rejects Joint–Prosecution Privilege Between Company and USAO

    Court Rejects Joint–Prosecution Privilege Between Company and USAO
    As in-house counsel or outside corporate counsel, how would you handle this situation?  Two employees download your corporate client’s proprietary information about Product X, join a competitor, and—surprise—a similar…
  • Jul 31

    MPR: Gitmo, Litigation Reports, and a Researcher-Participant Privilege?

    MPR: Gitmo, Litigation Reports, and a Researcher-Participant Privilege?
    We see privilege issues discussed in judicial decisions, legal commentary, and mainstream news.  Here is my Monthly Privilege Roundup of interesting privilege issues for July 2017. Following a military judicial order, available…
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Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide after Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

    Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide after Fatal Wrong-Way Crash
    A 58-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after he traveled the wrong way down Briley Parkway in Nashville and collided head-on with another vehicle on June 30. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident…
  • Aug 14

    Smyrna Woman Killed in Accident Involving Arrington Fire Department Vehicle

    Smyrna Woman Killed in Accident Involving Arrington Fire Department Vehicle
    A 27-year-old woman from Smyrna, Tennessee, was killed when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle belonging to the Arrington Fire Department last week. Per a report by WKRN.com, the crash occurred Thursday night in Nolensville, Tennessee, at…
  • Aug 14

    3 Accidents Involving 4 Vehicles Reported on I-40 in Cumberland County

    3 Accidents Involving 4 Vehicles Reported on I-40 in Cumberland County
    Four tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle were involved in accidents in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County on Thursday morning. Per a report by the Herald-Citizen, the first accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m.…
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Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
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Tennessee Wills and Estates

Tennessee Wills and Estates

Provides commentary on wills, probate law and estate planning. By Jason A. Lee

http://www.tennesseewillsandestates.com
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The Legal Optimist

The Legal Optimist

By Rosie Brown.

http://legaloptimist.wordpress.com
  • Aug 27

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?
    Yes, you do have a right to have an attorney for probation violation proceedings in the State of Tennessee. Tennessee Code Annotated § 40-35-311(b) provides that a defendant is entitled to be represented by counsel at a hearing on a…
  • Aug 27

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?
    Yes, you do have a right to have an attorney for probation violation proceedings in the State of Tennessee. Tennessee Code Annotated § 40-35-311(b) provides that a defendant is entitled to be represented by counsel at a hearing on a…
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
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Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers trials and litigation and criminal, family and injury law. By Freeman & Fuson.

http://www.tennesseetriallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant
    On January 27, 2016, WKRN reported that dozens of tenants at the Howe Garden Apartments in East Nashville received notices that they were to leave their apartments in the middle of the lease. This obviously left tenants, who still had months…
  • Feb 15

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant
    On January 27, 2016, WKRN reported that dozens of tenants at the Howe Garden Apartments in East Nashville received notices that they were to leave their apartments in the middle of the lease. This obviously left tenants, who still had months…
  • Oct 6

    So You've Been Placed on the Abuse Registry

    So You've Been Placed on the Abuse Registry
    Most of our clients who are dealing with allegations from the Department of Health are fighting to keep their name off the abuse registry. More recently we have been contacted by individuals who have found out that their name has been placed…
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Tennessee Estate Law Blog

Tennessee Estate Law Blog

Covers estate planing law. By The Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    6 Reasons Why You Need a Will (and 2 reasons why you shouldn’t wait)

    6 Reasons Why You Need a Will (and 2 reasons why you shouldn’t wait)
    Procrastination is one of the biggest hurdles we all face in estate planning. Most Tennesseans know they need a will and other documents in place that all work together. We intend to get to it at some point, but feel too busy, or lack…
  • May 25

    What Assets are Really Held in My Revocable Living Trust?

    What Assets are Really Held in My Revocable Living Trust?
    A Revocable Living Trust is a common and popular tool of estate planning. As opposed to trusts that are created in a will and take effect after a person’s death, a living trust is created by a person (called the Grantor)…
  • Apr 26

    How Do I Find Out if I Am Entitled to an Inheritance?

    How Do I Find Out if I Am Entitled to an Inheritance?
    What can you do if a loved one passes away and you did not have a close relationship? Maybe your father is in a second marriage with children and you only spoke with him a few times a year. Or you are recently estranged from a family…
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The Firing Squad

The Firing Squad

Covers Tennessee workplace laws. By Gilbert Russell McWherter Scott Bobbitt plc.

https://www.gilbertfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©
    The Gilbert Firm would like to extend its deepest “Congratulations” to firm partner Clint Scott, for his inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is the second year in a row that Clint has been…
  • Aug 14

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?
    I do have advice for new lawyers. I would say that in our field, don’t ever disrespect opposing counsel. Those are relationships you’ll need down the line, and we’re all in this business together. You can be a fierce…
  • Aug 11

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match
    Let’s say that your home is damaged in a storm. You need to replace a part of your roof as well as a section of vinyl siding. The company which originally manufactured these products is no longer in business, or has discontinued the…
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Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Covers insurance law, products liability, medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Aug 17

    So Let’s Talk About Those Solar Eclipse Goggles You Have

    So Let’s Talk About Those Solar Eclipse Goggles You Have
    Months ago, when I first learned of the solar eclipse, I immediately ordered some solar eclipse goggles.  Even though the goggles were more expensive, I ordered them for a couple of reasons: (1) since they fit snuggly around the head…
  • Aug 10

    Reminders for the First Day of School

    Reminders for the First Day of School
    Today is the first day of school for Williamson County.  Our daughter Kate is entering 5th grade this year at Scales Elementary.  Although she was embarrassed, she did relent and allow this picture upon arrival at school. And while…
  • Jul 28

    Deadliest Days For Teen

    Deadliest Days For Teen
    We are roughly halfway between Memorial Day and Labor Day – that time of year which marks the deadliest days for young drivers.  Summer has always been a dangerous time for teens because they are out of school and out on the…
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Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.personalinjurylaw.news/
  • Aug 17

    GM Recalls Over 800,000 Pickup Truck

    GM Recalls Over 800,000 Pickup Truck
    A large auto recall is currently underway with General Motors (GM). More than 800,000 trucks are affected across the United States and Canada, including certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. The issue with this…
  • Aug 1

    Inadequate Security at Local Businesses and Apartment Complexe

    Inadequate Security at Local Businesses and Apartment Complexe
    Recent news reports have been littered with tragic and heartbreaking stories about criminal activity at places of business and apartment complexes. Crime in Memphis is up 10% this year. Sometimes, the victims were intentionally targeted…
  • Jul 26

    Product Liability Lawsuit Results in $9.8 Million Jury Verdict

    Product Liability Lawsuit Results in $9.8 Million Jury Verdict
    A California man, 35 years old, was awarded $9.8 million by a jury following a product liability trial concerning claims of a defective wheelchair designed and manufactured by Sunrise Medical LLC and later sold and repaired by National…
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Tennessee Nursing Home Abuse…

Tennessee Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Jehl Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseenursinghomeabuse.com/
  • Jul 13

    House Passes Sweeping Protections for Negligent Doctors, Hospitals, and Nursing Home

    House Passes Sweeping Protections for Negligent Doctors, Hospitals, and Nursing Home
    Last year, Jehl Law Group represented the family of a nursing home resident, who was neglected so badly that she developed pressure sores on her foot that were bone-deep. The condition of her foot was ignored. Eventually, the wounds became…
  • Jul 7

    An Unacceptable Level of Care at Signature St. Franci

    An Unacceptable Level of Care at Signature St. Franci
    This past March, Signature HealthCARE at St. Francis, located at 6007 Park Ave. in Memphis, TN, which is not affiliated with the hospital but is on the same campus, proved to be yet another disturbing example of a nursing home’s…
  • Oct 18

    Big Win for Nursing Home Resident

    Big Win for Nursing Home Resident
    Several weeks ago, nursing home residents across the country won a big victory when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will be instituting a ban on pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing homes that…
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Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By The Law Office of Eric Beasley.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawyer.net/
  • Aug 16

    Tennessee Court Upholds Ability of Parties to Contract Away Negligence Claim

    Tennessee Court Upholds Ability of Parties to Contract Away Negligence Claim
    If you have recently gone to an amusement park, played a group sport, or rented a mountain bike, you likely signed a waiver before you were allowed to participate in any of those activities. That waiver informed you of your rights and asked…
  • Aug 8

    Tennessee Court Denies Prisoner’s Negligence Claim After Attack

    Tennessee Court Denies Prisoner’s Negligence Claim After Attack
    Prison settings are a common place for negligence claims to arise. Since prisons are responsible for the individuals who are in their care, it is easier for a plaintiff to establish that the prison owed a duty to protect the plaintiff from…
  • Jul 27

    According to Tennessee Court, City Governments Mostly Immune From Liability for Prison Work Detail

    According to Tennessee Court, City Governments Mostly Immune From Liability for Prison Work Detail
    Tennessee’s Governmental Tort Liability Act governs how and when government agencies can be held liable for torts that may occur on their property or that have been committed by their employees. Under the GTLA, government agencies are…
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Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer…

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and elder law. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

https://www.nursinghomelawyer.news/
  • Aug 7

    Missouri Nursing Home Sued Over 88-Year-Old Patient’s Death

    Missouri Nursing Home Sued Over 88-Year-Old Patient’s Death
    A Missouri man has filed suit against St. Sophia Health & Rehabilitation Center, a facility located in Florissant, MO, claiming the nursing home allowed his mother to die after leaving her in a hot tub for eight hours. Geriatric…
  • Jun 15

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Over the past year, almost 1 in 6 elderly people experienced some form of abuse, including psychological, financial, neglect, physical, and sexual, according to figures published by the World Health…
  • May 1

    Would Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms Prevent Abuse?

    Would Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms Prevent Abuse?
    When we place our aging or sick loved ones in nursing homes, we trust that they are treated respectfully and carefully. Though we cannot always physically be there with them, we take extraordinary steps to ensure their safety and well being.…
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