Monday, July 13, 2020

Columns

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...

VIEWPOINT: Cookeville Kmart’s departure a sad one  

Earlier this week, I sat in my parked car and watched as a man in a cherry-picker worked to remove the remaining signage from...

VIEWPOINT: On apartments and tough decisions

Last week, in a 4-to-1 vote, the much-disputed proposed rezoning that would open the doors for the construction of a student-focused housing development passed...