Apr 1, 2020

What Percentage of My Income Is Paid as Child Support?

By |April 1st, 2020|Family Law|0 Comments

 A lot of times, people call and they ask what percentage of their income they have to pay as child support. In the state of Tennessee, the law changed several years ago, and it's no longer a percentage of your income, but rather it's done on a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, wherein certain factors are plugged in; and based on those numbers, there's a formula in that spreadsheet, and it tells you how much the child [...]

Mar 25, 2020

What Happens If You Commit Assault in Knoxville?

By |March 25th, 2020|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

The state of Tennessee takes the crime of assault extremely seriously. An assault conviction can follow you for the rest of your life, with a criminal record that could prevent you from gainful employment, renting or buying a home, and other negative consequences. If you’ve been arrested for assault, it’s important to understand the charges against you. What are the different types of assault charges? Assault is a broad term; however, there is more than one [...]

Mar 18, 2020

How Do I Know if My Employer Has Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

By |March 18th, 2020|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

 How do you know if your employer has workers’ compensation coverage? Well, your employer is required to have workers’ compensation coverage if they have five or more employees, or if that employment is involved in the construction industry, which is very widely defined. However, a lot of times your employer may be required to have workers’ comp coverage, and they actually don't. In that situation, to find that out, you're gonna need to contact an [...]

Mar 4, 2020

Filing a Lawsuit After You Slipped and Fell

By |March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Say you were walking around the grocery store, minding your business and trying to figure out what to purchase to make for dinner, when you slipped on a wet surface, fell, and sustained painful injuries. You were expecting to get in and out with your items, but you ended up in the hospital instead. A slip and fall might not seem like a “big deal” at first, but you can sustain injuries that leave you in [...]

Feb 26, 2020

Will an Insurance Company Pay for My Pain and Suffering?

By |February 26th, 2020|Personal Injury|0 Comments

 When we have clients that come to us with a personal injury case, one of the first things they want to know is, who is going to pay for their pain and suffering? I always tell those clients that is one of the main factors that we consider when we are negotiating their case with an insurance company. It is a hard thing to put a dollar figure on someone's pain and suffering. And there's [...]

Feb 19, 2020

What Doctors Should I See If I’m Hurt in a Car Crash?

By |February 19th, 2020|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

If you are hurt in a car crash, seeing a doctor is one of the first things you should do. However, you might not know which doctors you should visit when you have sustained certain injuries. There are several doctors that may be worth visiting, but it all depends on the specific injuries you have sustained. Primary care physician Before seeing anyone else, consider visiting with your primary care physician. During your visit with the physician, [...]

Feb 12, 2020

Where Should I Go to Get Medical Treatment after an Accident?

By |February 12th, 2020|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

 Where should you get medical care after you've been involved in an accident? Obviously, it's important to get medical care to treat your injuries following an accident, but a common question we receive is, how do you go about doing that or deciding where to go treat? I want you to remember two things when looking into somebody to treat with following an accident. First, your treatment has to make sense. So, you can't treat [...]

Feb 5, 2020

You Can Be Charged with Sexual Assault Even if Both of You Were Drunk

By |February 5th, 2020|Sexual Assault|0 Comments

Consent is necessary before engaging in any sexual activity, but what happens when both people are too drunk to legally consent to anything that is going on? Can you be charged with sexual assault if you were both drunk at the time? Yes, you can. Engaging in sexual acts while intoxicated could potentially lead to accusations of sexual assault from the other person who might have been just as intoxicated as you were. While it is [...]

Jan 29, 2020

I Signed a Mediated Agreement. Can I Now Revoke My Agreement?

By |January 29th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

 Clients have questions about mediation, and the process and what happens. But one thing that you really need to know is what happens if you sign a mediated agreement. I always tell my clients once you reach and sign a mediated agreement, it is binding just as if it were a court order. It is very hard to undo a mediated agreement. There may be limited circumstances where you can do that, or something may [...]

Jan 22, 2020

The Long-Term Effects and Potential Medical Needs of Burn Injuries

By |January 22nd, 2020|Burn Injuries|0 Comments

When a person is involved in an accident that leaves with them serious, extensive burn injuries, that person will often suffer from long-term effects that are associated with burn injuries. These effects can drastically alter the person’s way of life, making it nearly impossible for them to do things and participate in activities that were once a part of their daily routine. Skin grafts Skin grafting procedures are regularly performed on patients with burn injuries. During [...]

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