News & Events

Notice Regarding Settlement Agreements - Kentucky

May 26, 2017

The Department of Workers' Claims will no longer accept Form 110 settlement agreements prepared by individuals who are not licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Our Lexington Office is Moving!

September 27, 2016

Please note the new mailing address for this location.

71st Annual Workers' Compensation Annual Conference

June 16, 2016

Taking place August 21-24, 2016 in Orlando, FL

Our Bristol office has moved!

May 18, 2016

2016 CLM Annual Conference

March 16, 2016

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference -- April 6-8 in Orlando, Florida!

Happy New Year!

January 04, 2016

As we all welcome 2016, the team at Allen & Newman, PLLC wishes you health, prosperity, and happiness throughout the coming year.

Upcoming Event: TN Bureau of Workers' Compensation - Public Meeting

December 03, 2015

The Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation is seeking suggestions for proposed changes to its rules and regulations. A public meeting is scheduled...

TN Supreme Court - Tort Reform Act (Update)

October 23, 2015

The Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed a trial court’s ruling declaring unconstitutional a statute limiting non-economic damages in some tort cases.

TN Supreme Court - Claim of Failure to Hire

September 02, 2015

The Tennessee Supreme Court has refused to allow a claim of failure to hire for a job applicant who had filed a workers' compensation claim against her previous employer.

70th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

August 04, 2015

Taking place August 23-26, 2015 in Orlando, FL

TN Workers' Compensation - Appeals filing fee

July 13, 2015

Parties wishing to appeal expedited hearing or compensation hearing orders now must pay a filing fee of $75.

TN Workers' Compensation Treatment Guidelines

July 13, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Labor has submitted proposed rules related to workers' compensation treatment guidelines that would go into effect on January 1, 2016.

TN Supreme Court Pilot Project

March 31, 2015

The Tennessee Supreme Court is introducing a pilot project to increase efficiencies in complex business litigation in the state.

TN Department of Labor Administrative Rules

March 31, 2015

On March 22, the Tennessee Department of Labor enacted a set of administrative rules related to securing compliance with orders issued in the Court of Workers' Compensation Claims and at alternative dispute resolution proceedings (ADR).

Tennessee State Workers' Compensation Opt-Out Proposal

March 16, 2015

A Tennessee legislative proposal would allow certain employers to opt out of the state's workers' compensation program and design individual programs that meet minimum requirements.

Tennessee's Limit on "Non-Economic Damages" declared Unconstitutional

March 12, 2015

A Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge has declared unconstitutional Tennessee's statute limiting damages for pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life in some tort cases.

Social Security Administration Proposal

March 11, 2015

A proposal by the Social Security Administration would shift the burden of reporting whether a claimant is receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits to states, local governments, and private insurers.

New Name, Same Dependable Representation

February 20, 2015

The Defense Firm formerly known as Allen, Kopet & Associates is now Allen & Newman, PLLC!

2015 CLM Annual Conference

January 23, 2015

The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is holding its Annual Conference March 25-27, 2015 in Palm Desert, California!

Allen, Kopet & Associates Expands into Indiana!

September 15, 2014

Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC is pleased to announce the expansion of our Midwestern presence with the opening of our newest office in Indianapolis, Indiana.

19th Annual NC Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

August 19, 2014

The 19th Annual North Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Conference, presented by the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC), is coming up in October.

38th Annual SC Educational Conference on Workers' Compensation

July 15, 2014

This October the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA) is holding its 38th Annual Educational Conference on Workers' Compensation and registration is now open!

69th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL)

June 23, 2014

August is fast approaching, which means the 69th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference will be here before you know it!

17th Annual Tennessee Workers' Compensation Education Conference

April 01, 2014

The Conference will be held at the Nashville Airport Marriott and room blocks are now open - book early to secure your accommodations.

2014 CLM Annual Conference

January 02, 2014

The Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is holding its Annual Conference April 9-11, 2014 in Boca Raton, FL!

18th Annual NC Workers' Compensation Educational Conference

July 31, 2013

The 18th Annual North Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Conference, presented by the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC), is coming up in October.

37th Annual SC Educational Conference on Workers' Compensation

July 31, 2013

This October the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA) is holding its 37th Annual Educational Conference on Workers' Compensation.

68th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference (Orlando, FL)

July 10, 2013

August is fast approaching, which means the 68th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference will be here before you know it!

Congratulations to Kathleen Ulbert! (Chicago)

March 05, 2013

Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC extends sincerest congratulations to our Chicago, IL managing attorney, Kathleen Ulbert, on being sworn in before the United States Supreme Court on March 4, 2013!

2013 CLM Annual Conference

January 14, 2013

The CLM is holding its Annual Conference April 10-12, 2013 in San Antonio, TX!

News & Events

Notice Regarding Settlement Agreements - Kentucky

May 26, 2017

The Department of Workers' Claims will no longer accept Form 110 settlement agreements prepared by individuals who are not licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky....

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Our Lexington Office is Moving!

September 27, 2016

Please note the new mailing address for this location....

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