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Need Legal Help for Your Business? Find It Here

When my husband I decided to start a business, we didn't think about the legal aspects of doing so. We didn't realize that purchasing business insurance, getting building permits and making investments all required some type of legal advice. But after speaking to a close friend, who also happens to own a small business, we contacted a business attorney. Now, we have the legal smarts to make the best decisions for our business, as well as the legal representation in case something happens to our company. I hope that you find my blog helpful and informative for your own business. It's a great resource for finding the legal advice, resources and guidance you need to get your company up and running.

Need Legal Help for Your Business? Find It Here

  • What Can Recent (And Proposed) Changes To Tennessee's Workers Compensation Laws Mean For You?

    2 October 2015

    If you live and work in Tennessee, you may have heard rumblings about potential changes to workers compensation laws that could cap both the amount of time you're able to receive benefits and the total amount of benefits an insurance company may pay out to you following a workplace injury. However, what you may not know is that your state's workers compensation laws were already overhauled in 2013, and the benefits you learned about during your employee orientation may no longer be in effect.

  • Three Mistakes You Don't Want To Make When Filing For Bankruptcy

    9 September 2015

    The legal requirements of filing bankruptcy can be complex, and it can be tough to navigate the process on your own. If you want to ensure that your bankruptcy filing has the best chance of success, you should consider retaining the services of a bankruptcy attorney. After all, a successful bankruptcy filing provides you with the chance to start over financially. There are a few things that could happen along the way that could lead to having your bankruptcy claim denied.

  • What You Need To Know About Getting The Disability Benefits You Deserve After A Claim Denial

    14 August 2015

    While you are entitled to disability benefits under federal law if you are a full-time employee in the private sector, the process of filing a claim to receive compensation for medical treatment can be a long, drawn out and complicated process. And even after you file a claim, you may not receive the benefits you deserve. If your claim is denied, you need to know your rights in order to launch a successful appeal.

  • What Should You Know About Inheriting Oil And Gas Leases?

    28 July 2015

    If you've recently found yourself the owner (or partial owner) of your relative's home after his or her death, you may be wondering about your next steps. And if your relative's home happens to be subject to an oil or gas lease, this matter can become more complex. Although these leases can provide a comfortable cash flow to the original lessor (and any beneficiaries), selling this house or property can be much more complicated than selling a house that isn't subject to any leases or liens.

  • Personal Injury Claims: What To Do When The Insurance Company Requests For An Independent Medical Examination

    9 July 2015

    Upon filing a personal injury claim, the insurance company may contact you and request for an independent medical examination (IME). This is when a physician who has no prior doctor-patient relationship with you examines your medical condition. The insurance company may use the medical report obtained to try to negotiate a settlement with you. What the Laws Surrounding IMEs Are IMEs are conducted in order to examine the cause of the injury, along with the severity and extent when liability is an issue.