Business Transaction Newsletter – September 2018

September 28th, 2018   •   Comments Off on Business Transaction Newsletter – September 2018   

  IN TENNESSEE “AS-IS” WHERE-IS” MEANS WHAT IT SAYS   In the case of Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC vs. Osram Sylvania, Inc., Et Al, the Court dealt with the interpretation of a commercial lease which described the condition of the leased premises as being in an “AS-IS, WHERE-IS” condition, with all faults… Read More

Employment Law Alert – Summer 2018

August 29th, 2018   •   Comments Off on Employment Law Alert – Summer 2018   

New Claim Handling Standards for Tennessee Workers’ Comp Claims Tennessee’s Workers’ Compensation Bureau recently amended its rule on Claims Handling Standards, effective 8/2/18. Below are some highlights from amended Rule 0800-02-.14: Each adjusting entity must now designate a liaison between the entity and the Bureau. The entity must report the liaison’s name and contact information… Read More

Medical Malpractice Newsletter – Summer 2018

July 27th, 2018   •   Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Newsletter – Summer 2018   

The Opioid Crisis At least three Tennesseans die each day from an opioid-related drug overdose. TN Together Infographic at tn.gov. More opioid prescriptions are written than there are people living in Tennessee. The opioid crisis is a nationwide issue and has prompted a variety of responses from different players. In Tennessee, our Attorney General, Herbert… Read More

Employment Law Alert – Spring 2018

June 14th, 2018   •   Comments Off on Employment Law Alert – Spring 2018   

The End of the Obama DOL’s Overtime Rules? As employers well remember, in March 2015 then-President Obama directed the Department of Labor to update and modernize the Fair Labor Standard Act’s overtime regulations. On May 18, 2016, the Obama DOL released its final rule with an effective date of December 1, 2016. Perhaps the most… Read More

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