News & Events

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

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)

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

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

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

TN Workers' Compensation - Appeals filing fee

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

TN Workers' Compensation Treatment Guidelines

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

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

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

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

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.

News & Events

TDOL Follow-up Meeting with Workers' Comp. Administrator

October 06, 2017

Discussion points regarding proposed TN Workers' Compensation administrative rule changes include the requirement that insurance companies have a physical presence in the State of TN...

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Proposed Rule Changes to TN Drug-Free Workplace Program

September 11, 2017


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