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Category Archives: Workers Compensation


Can You Seek Workers’ Compensation For Your Car Accident At Work?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

If you operate a motor vehicle as part of your duties, you are exposing yourself to the risk of injury every day. Fortunately, you may be able to seek workers’ compensation if you sustain injuries in a car accident in the course and scope of your employment. Tennessee’s workers’ compensation laws protect employees who… Read More »


How to Seek Compensation for Your Construction Accident Injury in Tennessee?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Each day, dozens of construction workers are injured on the job across the United States. The construction industry is arguably the most dangerous industry in which workers are more susceptible to injury. As a law firm with experience in handling workers’ compensation claims and third-party construction accident claims in Tennessee, Calhoun Law, PLC, can… Read More »


Construction-Related Fatalities on the Rise in Tennessee

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reported that 87 construction-related fatalities occurred in the first quarter of 2018. In Tennessee, the statistics are just as alarming. Jobs in construction, maintenance, and natural resources are the most likely to lead to fatalities. According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers in these… Read More »

Hunter Shoots and Kills Two Dogs at Close Range on Public Lands

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In a heartbreaking tragedy, two dogs belonging to a veterinarian were shot and killed at close range by a coyote hunter in Wisconsin. Deanna, the dogs’ owners, was walking her regular walk with her dogs in Badfish Creek Wildlife Area in Dane County, and all her dogs were wearing reflective vests. She was also… Read More »

Glass Plant Worker Dies after Accident In Nashville Facility

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The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce and the Tennessee Occupational Safety & Health Administration are both investigating the death of a woman named Catherine White, of Lebanon, Tennessee, at a glass plant where she worked. Ms. White, 51, was evidently putting her head inside a machine after she started having problems with it,… Read More »

The Basics of the Discovery Process in Personal Injury Litigation

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Personal injuries unfortunately are all too common. They occur every day in workplace accidents, car crashes, and even due to defective products. Litigation in the personal injury context is complex. When one is injured, a lawsuit may be resolved in various ways. It can resolve before any lawsuit is filed (ie. your insurance or… Read More »

Worker Pinned By Steel Coil At Springfield Plant

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Recently, an employee at a steel production company, Martinrea Fabco, was injured in an industrial accident in Springfield, Tennessee. Springfield Fire Chief Jimmy Hamill stated that an unnamed employee had been pinned down between a pallet and steel material with a large steel coil on top. Reports from the scene indicated that the steel… Read More »

Public Works Employee Killed by Garbage Truck

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Recently, a 19-year-old Metro Public Works employee tragically died when he was crushed by a garbage truck in downtown Nashville. Chandler Harris of Timberside Drive was standing on the back of a garbage truck with a co-worker as another Public Works employee backed the truck into an alley near the intersection of 5th Avenue… Read More »

Widow Blames VA Hospital for Husband’s Wrongful Death

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

A veteran’s widow is blaming the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in Nashville for her husband’s wrongful death. She has filed a medical malpractice claim against the hospital and is asking for $2.5 million in damages. For over a year, media has been reporting on the backlog at the Nashville VA and the trouble that… Read More »

Two Killed in Fiery Truck Accident

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Two men were killed in a fiery accident between two commercial trucks that shut down Interstate 24 for hours recently. Nashville Metro police have stated that the drivers of both vehicles were killed following the accident. The accident occurred around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday last week and involved two commercial trucks as well as… Read More »

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