Spring 2013 Banking Law Alert Newsletter

May 14th, 2013   •   Comments Off on Spring 2013 Banking Law Alert Newsletter   

Bank Not Successful In Equitable Subrogation Claim There have been several Appellate Court decisions in Tennessee over the last couple of years dealing with equitable subrogation as it relates to lien priority. The most recent of the cases is Blalock & Sons vs. Fairteen, LLC. In the Blalock case, Fairteen obtained financing for a project… Read More

Spring 2013 Medical Malpractice Newsletter

May 9th, 2013   •   Comments Off on Spring 2013 Medical Malpractice Newsletter   

“Doctoring” Patient Records: Resist the Temptation Upon hearing of a bad outcome, receiving notice of a potential malpractice claim or, even worse, being served with a lawsuit, the first thing that many physicians do is conduct a tedious review of the patient’s chart. While doing so, the physician may recall additional conversations, instructions, or other… Read More

Spring 2013 Employment Newsletter

April 1st, 2013   •   Comments Off on Spring 2013 Employment Newsletter   

Good Documentation HELPS Promote Winning Results If you’ve ever attended an employment-law seminar or talked to an employment-law attorney, then you know the importance of policies and procedures. Equally important is communicating your policies and procedures to your employees and enforcing them consistently. But without documentation, none of this really matters. Doing everything the right… Read More

Workers’ Comp Reconsideration – When does the Limitations Period Start?

November 1st, 2012   •   Comments Off on Workers’ Comp Reconsideration – When does the Limitations Period Start?   

Under T.C.A. § 50-6-241, employees with disability awards limited by a post-injury return to work may have those awards reconsidered if their employment ends within 200 to 400 weeks of their return to work date (depending on injury date and body parts involved).  A recent decision clarifies when the 200- to 400-week period begins.

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