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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/
  • Sep 18

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public

    No Invasion of Privacy When Information Was Already Public
    A plaintiff cannot claim invasion of privacy based on information that she herself has already disclosed in a public filing. In Graham v. Archer, No. E2016-00743-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed…
  • Sep 14

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act

    Negligent Supervision Allowed Under Tennessee Claims Commission Act
    The Tennessee Claims Commission has exclusive subject matter jurisdiction over a claim by a plaintiff that the state “negligently supervised and retained a prison guard who sexually assaulted [an] inmate.” In Vetrano v. State, No.…
  • Sep 12

    Battery Claim Proceeds In Absence of Significant Injury

    Battery Claim Proceeds In Absence of Significant Injury
    Depending on the circumstances, a police officer pulling a handcuffed person by the chain linking the two cuffs may be enough to support a claim for assault and battery in Tennessee, even without evidence of a significant injury. In Stafford…
Rank this Week: 47

Tennessee Business Litigation…

Tennessee Business Litigation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nashvillebusinesslitigationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification

    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds Can Apply to Contract Modification
    The Tennessee Statute of Frauds requires several types of contracts to be memorialized in a writing (or combination of writings) and signed in order to be enforceable. The three most important types of contracts covered by the Statute of…
  • Sep 12

    Parties Challenging the Validity of a Will Based on Undue Influence Lose Recent Will Contest Case

    Parties Challenging the Validity of a Will Based on Undue Influence Lose Recent Will Contest Case
    In Tennessee will contest cases where wills are challenged on the basis of undue influence, outcomes are often difficult to predict and depend on the unique facts of each case. A recent Tennessee case proves that point. As the Court of…
  • Sep 3

    Employee Claiming Stock Ownership Not Barred by Statute of Limitation

    Employee Claiming Stock Ownership Not Barred by Statute of Limitation
    In a recent breach of contract case involving a former employee who was promised 2.5% of the stock of the company which had employed him for twenty-six years, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee made some significant new law on the six year…
Rank this Week: 621

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/
  • Sep 18

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability
      Employers need to protect their customer base.  Employees need to retain control and autonomy over their lives.  The potential conflict between basic tenets of the employer-employee relationship are readily apparent in…
  • Sep 17

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here
    The Federal Government’s Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill received the Royal Assent on 14 September 2017. With the exception of the provisions in relation to responsible franchisors (which commence on 27 October 2017), the Fair Work…
  • Sep 12

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania
    This post was co-written by Sabrina English, Trainee Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London A recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that an employer had infringed an employee’s rights…
Rank this Week: 1123

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 13

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?
    Michael Busby One of the major causes of marriages to fail is the ‘forbidden fruit’. If you are the type who always sees the proverbial greener grass over your neighbor’s fence, then you are courting a Houston divorce. In…
  • Sep 7

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa
    Michael Busby A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online…
  • Sep 1

    Best Divorce Lawyer Houston

    Best Divorce Lawyer Houston
    Michael Busby Baby Lawyers In looking for a attorney to represent you for the dissolution of your marriage, the demographics are much like social hierarchy.  There are some lawyers who are very good with small estates, but have not dealt…
Rank this Week: 1040

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: 578

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 29

    Can Initial Coin Offerings Be Regulated As Securities? The SEC Says Yes.

    Can Initial Coin Offerings Be Regulated As Securities? The SEC Says Yes.
    Recently, there has been a lot of buzz involving so-called “Initial Coin Offerings” (ICOs), which are crowdfunded offerings powered by distributed ledger technology (a.k.a. “the blockchain”), which is also the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1191

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: 1143

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…
Rank this Week: 546

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/
Rank this Week: 1864

Tennessee Injury Resource Center

Tennessee Injury Resource Center

By Rocky McElhaney. Provides information on personal injury, auto accident and medical malpractice claims in Tennessee.

http://www.tninjuryresourcecenter.com
  • Sep 19

    Inadequate Truck Driver Training and Trucking Company Vicarious Liability

    Inadequate Truck Driver Training and Trucking Company Vicarious Liability
    While not every truck accident with a passenger vehicle is caused by the truck driver, more often, the passenger vehicle occupants suffer the most severe injuries because of the massive size difference between the two vehicles. Truck drivers…
  • Sep 14

    Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws in Tennessee

    Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws in Tennessee
    Tennessee law does require that vehicle operators and passengers take specific safety measures before going out on the roads and highways. There are a number of vehicle safety regulations specific to young children: If the child is less than…
  • Sep 12

    Why Wide Truck Turns Are So Dangerou

    Why Wide Truck Turns Are So Dangerou
    In any collision with a truck, it is the car and the occupants of the car that will take the brunt of the impact. In many cases, the car occupants may die or suffer serious catastrophic injuries. Many cars think they are safe when then are to…
Rank this Week: 2129

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Sabin & Associates, PLLC Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Tennessee.

http://blog.epctn.com/
  • Sep 19

    Legacy Is Different Than Estate

    Legacy Is Different Than Estate
    Your estate is your assets, while your legacy is how you are remembered. It is important to keep the difference between legacy and estate in mind while making your plans, according to Forbes in "What Is Your Legacy, And How Is It…
  • Sep 18

    Locking in Lower Interest Rate

    Locking in Lower Interest Rate
    Different kinds of trusts can help with the challenge of rising interest rates. It is likely that at some point in the near future, interest rates will rise leading to potential problems for some estates, according to the Wills, Trusts &…
  • Sep 15

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement
    Many elderly retirees with straining budgets are turning to their children for financial help, just as they are reaching retirement age themselves. Some members of the workforce are having to delay retirement, so they can financially help…
Rank this Week: 3351

Presnell on Privileges

Presnell on Privileges

Covers evidentiary privileges and outside counsel. By Todd Presnell.

http://presnellonprivileges.com/
Rank this Week: 2201

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: 2367

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Sep 18

    Ambiguous Marital Dissolution Agreement Won’t Support Civil Contempt in Williamson County, Tennessee: Scobey v. Scobey

    Ambiguous Marital Dissolution Agreement Won’t Support Civil Contempt in Williamson County, Tennessee: Scobey v. Scobey
    Facts: Husband and Wife settled their divorce after 20 years of marriage. Their marital dissolution agreement contained this paragraph 13: 13. Retirement/pension plans: Upon entry of Final Decree of Divorce, one half of the funds and…
  • Sep 15

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Cub

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Cub
    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
  • Sep 13

    Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complication

    Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complication
    This article by Elizabeth Harris in The New York Times will be of interest. Same-sex parents in Tennessee can relate. Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complications At gay pride marches around the country this month, there will be…
Rank this Week: 3534

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.personalinjurylaw.news/
  • Sep 13

    Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz Opens New Location in Little Rock, AR

    Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz Opens New Location in Little Rock, AR
    Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz (NST Law) is a large regional plaintiff’s personal injury law firm dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured victims. NST has opened an office in Little Rock, Arkansas, to serve better serve clients…
  • Sep 11

    Wrongful Death of Boeing Employee Results in Large Jury Verdict

    Wrongful Death of Boeing Employee Results in Large Jury Verdict
    March 18, 2013 was a tragic day for the family of David Priester, Jr. – the 38-year-old Boeing employee fell from an elevated platform at Boeing’s campus and ultimately passed away. In August 2017, his widow got justice from a…
  • Sep 5

    Injuries at Fairs and Festival

    Injuries at Fairs and Festival
    Each year, people across the country attend festivals and state fairs, many of which are held at local amusement parks. Patrons enjoy live music, food, and rides like Ferris wheels and roller coasters, and organizers consistently look for new…
Rank this Week: 1958

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3327

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
  • Sep 8

    Mutual Agreement to Arbitrate Employment-Related Disputes (TN)

    Mutual Agreement to Arbitrate Employment-Related Disputes (TN)
    Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Bob Horton and Kimberly Veirs contributed an article for Practical Law on Tennessee laws related to the mutual agreements to arbitrate employment-related disputes. The article outlines key differences between…
  • Sep 7

    Mandatory Arbitration of Employment-Related Claims (TN)

    Mandatory Arbitration of Employment-Related Claims (TN)
    Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Bob Horton and Kimberly Veirs contributed an article for Practical Law on Tennessee laws related to the mandatory arbitration of employment-related claims. The article outlines key differences between federal…
  • Sep 1

    Federal Judge Issues Final Ruling Striking Down Overtime Rule

    Federal Judge Issues Final Ruling Striking Down Overtime Rule
    Texas Federal Judge Amos Mazzant has issued a final ruling striking down the overtime rule.  In the August 31 ruling, Judge Mazzant used essentially the same reasoning on which he based his temporary injunction ruling.  In light of…
Rank this Week: 3654

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/
  • Sep 8

    Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Wrongful Death Statute

    Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Wrongful Death Statute
    When an individual passes away due to another party’s negligence, the law provides that the decedent’s claim for damages should not simply disappear. Instead, two types of potential claims can be brought in response to the death.…
  • Sep 1

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rejects Complaint Of Negligence Based on Recurring Conduct

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rejects Complaint Of Negligence Based on Recurring Conduct
    In a premises liability case, a plaintiff must establish that the defendant had either actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition that led to the accident. Actual knowledge occurs when the defendant observed the dangerous…
  • Aug 29

    Tennessee Court Affirms Duty of Landlord to Correct Defects That Arise After Tenant Leases Property

    Tennessee Court Affirms Duty of Landlord to Correct Defects That Arise After Tenant Leases Property
    Landlords owe a duty of reasonable care to their tenants. If a landlord knows that his or her property has a dangerous condition like a faulty railing or exposed electrical wire, there is a duty to correct such a known dangerous condition or…
Rank this Week: 2049

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    Weekend Motorcycle Accidents Continue Dangerous Trend in Clarksville

    Weekend Motorcycle Accidents Continue Dangerous Trend in Clarksville
    Last week, the Clarksville Police Department issued safety tips for drivers and motorcyclists after recent fatal motorcycles accidents in the city. On Saturday, two more motorcycle accidents were reported within hours of each other in…
  • Sep 8

    Clarksville Police Encourage Driver Safety after Motorcycle Fatalitie

    Clarksville Police Encourage Driver Safety after Motorcycle Fatalitie
      Eight people have lost their lives in traffic accidents in Clarksville in 2017 thus far, and four of them were on motorcycles. In response, the Clarksville Police Department wants drivers to be more cautious when they’re on the…
  • Sep 8

    Fatal Injuries Reported after Man is Struck by Music City Star

    Fatal Injuries Reported after Man is Struck by Music City Star
    Fatal Injuries Reported after Man is Struck by Music City Star A 25-year-old man was struck by the Music City Star passenger train in Nashville on Tuesday morning, causing him to be pushed into the Stones River and to suffer fatal injuries.…
Rank this Week: 2248

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/
  • Sep 6

    Donate Blood: In Memory of Kate Hayden and All of Our Client

    Donate Blood: In Memory of Kate Hayden and All of Our Client
    Donate blood. One hour of your time, one life saved. Pretty easy to do the math. Blood. Saves. Lives. Sure, its a bit of a bother at least until you, or someone you know, needs blood. That is when you realize strangers who donated blood saved…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4111

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1961

Tennessee Estate Law Blog

Tennessee Estate Law Blog

Covers estate planing law. By The Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    Why the Best Time to Put a Power of Attorney (POA) in Place is Now

    Why the Best Time to Put a Power of Attorney (POA) in Place is Now
    A General Durable Power of Attorney is one of four basic estate planning documents I recommend for every client, along with a Last Will and Testament, a Living Will, and a Health Care Power of Attorney. They often ask, “Why do I need a…
  • 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)…
Rank this Week: 2296

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyer.news/
  • Aug 30

    Spoliation of Evidence in Truck Accident Case

    Spoliation of Evidence in Truck Accident Case
    In a traditional auto accident case, evidence regarding how the collision occurred can come from many sources – statements of the drivers, the police officer’s investigation, witness testimony, analysis of the property damage,…
  • Aug 22

    Why Properly Investigating a Truck Accident Is Critical

    Why Properly Investigating a Truck Accident Is Critical
    Accidents involving 18-wheelers can be complicated. These vehicles have become highly specialized in recent years, and drivers are supposed to go through proper training before being allowed to operate them on public roads. One such…
  • Aug 8

    Jury Awards $3 Million in Truck Crash Case

    Jury Awards $3 Million in Truck Crash Case
    Driving next to a big rig truck makes many apprehensive, as colliding with one can cause devastating results. This happened to a 37-year-old Florida man in 2014, when a tractor-trailer crashed into him and caused a broken right hip and knee.…
Rank this Week: 1963

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 28

    Put Your Cellphone Away While Crossing the Street Unless You Want To Get a Ticket

    Put Your Cellphone Away While Crossing the Street Unless You Want To Get a Ticket
    Some people can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, but Honolulu thinks too many people are bad at walking and texting.  The city has now passed legislation which outlaws pedestrians crossing the street while texting or otherwise…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1668

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
Rank this Week: 2378

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 3226

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: 4288

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: 3623

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.…
Rank this Week: 1957

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…
Rank this Week: 1828

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative…

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative Divorce Training The Institute for Family Conflict Resolution (IFCR) is offering a 2-day training program August 24-25, 2017 in Bowling Green, KY. Collaborative Divorce is a problem-solving, client focused…
  • Feb 8

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce
    A program on Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce will be available from Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers March 11, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.  This interactive, high energy training is designed for family law…
  • Feb 8

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce
    A program on Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce will be available from Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers March 11, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.  This interactive, high energy training is designed for family law…
Rank this Week: 2637

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…
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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,…
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Round Midnight

Round Midnight

By Christopher English Hugan. Law and other nonsense from a Nashville business and intellectual property lawyer.

https://huganlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 27

    UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY…sort of…

    UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY…sort of…
    What part of “under of penalty of perjury” does the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals not understand? Every trademark applicant must swear under penalty of perjury that the information contained in the application is true. There are…
  • Jan 29

    Not So Small Claim

    Not So Small Claim
    Small claims courts in Tennessee are called Courts of General Sessions. Under $25k; either party can appeal to Circuit Court and the case starts all over as if the General Sessions trial never occurred. Great for eviction and collections…
  • Jan 5

    OMG its OEM!

    OMG its OEM!
    Stealing intellectual property is an American pastime. Music, software, ebooks, you name it—free is the right price. And mounds of shaming and litigation has done little to discourage the copyright abolitionists. And then…
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'Round Midnight

'Round Midnight

Law and other jazz. By Christopher English Hugan.

http://huganlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 27

    UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY…sort of…

    UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY…sort of…
    What part of “under of penalty of perjury” does the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals not understand? Every trademark applicant must swear under penalty of perjury that the information in the application is true. There are two types of…
  • Jan 29

    Not So Small Claim

    Not So Small Claim
    Small claims courts in Tennessee are called Courts of General Sessions. Under $25k; either party can appeal to Circuit Court and the case starts all over as if the General Sessions trial never occurred. Great for eviction and collections…
  • Jan 5

    OMG its OEM!

    OMG its OEM!
    Stealing intellectual property is an American pastime. Music, software, ebooks, you name it—free is the right price. And mounds of shaming and litigation has done little to discourage the copyright abolitionists. And then…
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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/
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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
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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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Scott Law Group

Scott Law Group

Covers bankruptcy, probate estates, and general litigation.

http://scottlawgroup.com/
  • Sep 11

    Featured Image Blog Post Example

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    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…
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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,…
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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: 2821

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…
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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…
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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: 3295

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/
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