Law Change Abandons Tennessee Workers
Recently, Tennessee’s Governor and Legislature removed worker’s compensation claims from the courts and put total control in the hands of a politically appointed and politically controlled administrative system. It will be a chamber of horrors for injured workers starting July 1 of this year.
Personal Injury Topics
CDC: Too many children still dying in car crashes
Despite a 43% drop in road crash deaths of children 12 and younger from 2002-2011, more than 9,000 children in that age group died in crashes during that period, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Haslam's Workers' Compensation Bill to Create New Department Within Mismanaged Department of Labor
Governor Haslam is pushing changes to workers' comp that will take claims out of impartial court system and place them in a brand new division under the Department of Labor. Considering the results of the recent audit which exposed severe mismanagement within the Department of Labor, placing workers' comp claims under their authority will not only exacerbate the already existing problems within the DOL but also jeopardize the health and well-being of workers' injured on the job and their families.
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.