News & Events

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.

Social Security Administration Proposal

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.

News & Events

TN Workers' Comp: New Administrative General Rules

April 30, 2018

Major changes to Tennessee workers' compensation are due to take effect May 31, 2018...

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Teresa Davenport selected among America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

April 09, 2018

We are pleased to announce the selection of our Birmingham, Alabama managing attorney, Teresa Davenport, for inclusion among America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for 2018...

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