What is Wrongful Death in Tennessee?

Posted on October 10, 2022 in
When a person dies as a result of another’s negligence or reckless actions in Tennessee, the surviving family has the right to file a wrongful death claim. What is Considered a Wrongful Death in Tennessee? Any death caused by a wrongful act, omission, or injury inflicted by another party is, by Tennessee law, a...
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Are Part-Time Employees Eligible for Workers’ Comp?

Posted on October 5, 2022 in
Anyone who has taxes deducted from their paycheck is eligible for workers’ compensation, including part-time employees. However, Tennessee workers’ compensation law does not require all employers to carry workers’ comp insurance. Therefore, if you are a part-time employee needing workers’ comp benefits, it will depend on whether your employer purchased a policy. Workers’ Compensation...
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What Qualifies as Wrongful Termination?

Posted on April 27, 2022 in
Unexpectedly losing your job never seems fair, but there are times when it may be considered wrongful termination. Tennessee is regarded as an “at-will” employment state. Generally, that means employers can terminate employment, and employees can quit their positions at any time for virtually any reason. However, there are countless exceptions. What is Considered...
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How to Document Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted on April 4, 2022 in
Sexual harassment is prohibited in the workplace. It can cause psychological and physical harm and should not be ignored. You have the right to feel safe at work, and under both state and federal regulations, employers can be held liable for sexual harassment. However, you will likely have to provide documentation to support your...
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Watch Out for These 3 Subtle Types of STEM Gender Discrimination

Posted on October 13, 2021 in
Despite both changes in attitudes and legislation, gender discrimination remains a real problem in the American workplace. In science, technology, engineering and math fields, this type of discrimination is particularly pervasive. In fact, about half of the women in STEM jobs have experienced gender discrimination. Some forms of gender discrimination are easy to identify....
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