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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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LEGAL: Tennessee Workers’ Compensation update

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law underwent sweeping changes in 2014, including a new formula for permanent disability, a new...

VIEWPOINT: Is it time for an overhaul?

Before Tuesday, I had never attended any of the UCHRA’s committee and board meetings. I’m still trying to digest how a board comprised of...

LEGAL: Tennessee Supreme Court reaffirms collateral source rule

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The collateral source rule bars a defendant in a personal injury case from introducing evidence of payments or benefits...

LEGAL: DOL proposed rule revising tip pooling rules

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On Dec. 4, 2017, the Federal Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that will...

LEGAL: Are arbitration agreements really the big bad wolf?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ In December, bills were introduced in the House and Senate, both of which are referred to as the Ending...

VIEWPOINT: Krispy Kreme not so sweet to Cookeville

Talk about déjà vu. Last week, I watched as the Kmart sign was removed from its Cookeville store front. This week, crews were busy...