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Did You Report Your Work Injury to Your Employer?

A workplace injury is a serious matter. A significant injury can cause an employee to accrue major medical expenses, lose a large amount of their income, and threaten their financial security. Earning workers’ compensation may seem like a guarantee...
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Seeing Is Believing: Seniors Are Safer Drivers After Watching Videos

There are several auto dealerships in other suburbs. When car-shopping resumes in coming days, those who venture into one of those showrooms will find eager salespeople talking up the benefits of the increasingly popular advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) featured in almost all new vehicles.
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Can I Get Benefits to Replace My Wages?

When you suffer an injury at work, one of your first concerns may be how you will cope financially. Many injuries are mild and will not leave you off work long, but some are more severe. You could face weeks, months or even years off work as you recover. Not having an income while off could be devastating to your family, especially if you are the main wage earner.
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What to Do when Involved in A Hit-And-Run Accident

Hit-and-run accidents are difficult to deal with, especially if you are the victim. When a hit-and-run results in personal injury, you must depend on others for action. This includes requesting relevant information about the accident.
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What Happens if You Are Hurt While Driving for Work?

As part of your job duties for your Tennessee-based employer, you may either drive the company vehicle or your personal vehicle for work purposes. Because being on the road more puts you at higher risk for an auto accident, there may come a time when you find yourself injured in a car accident while on the clock.
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What to Do when Fired After a Work Injury

Dedicated employees who sustain an injury while working for their Tennessee employer may find themselves on the receiving end of a pink slip. Employers may or may not have a solid reason for terminating an injured employee, but workers need to know their rights.
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What Is Tennessee’s DMV Point System?

When you get pulled over by the police, many things might run through your head. Anger, anxiety and even embarrassment are common. That is why many people simply pay the fine to handle the ticket, so they do not have to worry about it any more than they have to.
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What to Tell the Police when They Knock on The Front Door

The police come to your door, knock and demand to enter. What do you do next? For many people, this is a frightening and confusing encounter. They may never have really thought about it before, and they may assume they have to do what the police officers say. That’s not always the case.
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Tennessee Hoverboard Lawsuit May Continue

Salesmen in the Roman Empire made a common expression out of a disclaimer: “caveat emptor,” or “let the buyer beware.” Disclaimers have gotten more complicated in modern times, allowing for the fact that the companies producing and distributing goods have a responsibility to keep their customers safe.
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Driving in The Left-Turn Lane Is Illegal in Tennessee

Left-turn lanes have a very specific purpose, which is to remove traffic from the main travel lanes while cars wait to turn left. In some cases, they have to stop at light-controlled intersections and either wait for a green arrow or wait until traffic is clear to turn. In other cases, the left-hand turn lane may just split up what would otherwise be a two-lane road, and turns can be made at any point — such as a person turning into their own driveway.
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