The Demolition of Workers’ Comp
Over the past decade, states have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.
Personal Injury Topics
National Safety Council Says Traffic Fatalities on the Rise
Despite gains in car safety, 2015 saw the largest percentage rise in motor vehicle deaths in the past 50 years, according to the National Safety Council. Cheaper gas and a stronger economy were likely key factors in the rise, the nonprofit group says.
10 Times You Absolutely Need a Lawyer
We live in an increasingly DIY society. With easy access to information, a strong work ethic, and a healthy dose of optimism, we think we can solve any problem ourselves.
But part of knowledge is knowing what we don't know, and which situations we can't handle on our own. While some legal issues, like traffic tickets, are easy enough to handle without legal assistance, others are just too complex or important to go it alone. Here are ten of those times when you need a good lawyer.
Reglan and Avandia
Reglan Side Effects
FDA is putting a black box warning (the strongest FDA warning) on all drugs containing the pharmaceutical ingredient metoclopramide (Reglan)Symptoms of tardive dyskinesia can persist long after the patient stops using the drug.
Since the November 2007 FDA ordered Black Box Warning for Avandia, the popular drug used to treat type II diabetes has been linked to over 83,000 heart attacks. The FDA’s own research showed Avandia to be associated with a significant increase in heart attack risk, but have yet to issue a recall of this drug.
Jackson, TN Law Firm
Hill Boren has a reputation of winning results for more than 35 years. Our offices are located in Jackson and Memphis, Tennessee. We serve trial law, personal injury, medical malpractice, and worker's compensation clients in all areas of the state including: Dyersburg, Camden, Paris, Union City, Bolivar, Brownsville, Martin, Trenton, Milan, Humboldt, Nashville, Bells, Selmer, Henderson, Lexington and Ripley.
Car Accident Lawyers
We have represented countless Memphis car accident victims and many across Tennessee. Hill Boren has a full-time auto accident investigator who can investigate a serious auto accident as soon as we are contacted by a new client. Our car accident attorneys are skilled at representing clients in Tennessee courts. We have settlements for car accident victims in Jackson, Memphis, and other areas Tennessee.
Worker's Compensation Claim Attorneys
State worker's compensation laws provide specific, limited benefits to worker's injured while on the job. Generally all worker's compensation laws provide medical benefits for emergency medical care, doctors, hospitals and, in the case of death, funeral benefits. If you work in Jackson, Memphis, or any other city in Tennessee contact us to review your worker’s compensation case.
Social Security Disability Lawyer
Social Security disability is an insurance program designed to provide financial assistance to disabled worker's. Many people are denied on their first and second claim. If you need a social security disability lawyer in Tennessee, contact us. We have a dedicated team of attorneys experienced in social security administration law. If you feel you have a case, please contact us for a free consultation.
Recent Case Settlements
Jeff Boyd represented a truck driver who gradually developed neck pain driving on bumpy interstate highways. The driver developed excruciating neck pain and numbness into his fingers. He went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with a herniated disc. After surgery, the client was unable to continue as an over the road truck driver. The case settled for $263,036 with lifetime medical benefits.
Another attorney represented a young girl who was injured in a car accident and sustained serious cuts and abrasions to her head. She made a good recovery, but was left with scars on her scalp. The case settled for the insurance policy limits of $50,000.