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Tennessee Future Leaders Scholarship Awarded

This year’s Tennessee Future Leaders Scholarship winner is Ava Mosadegh.  Ava recently graduated from South Doyle High School and will be attending the University of Tennessee in the Fall.  Ms. Mosadegh has demonstrated her leadership abilities as President of South Doyle’s HOSA chapter, Vice President of her school’s National Honor’s Society, and commitment to serving …

Common Damages in a Knoxville Slip and Fall Case

Property owners have a legal obligation to ensure that their property is safe for any guests, visitors, customers, or anyone else who has a legitimate reason to be on the premises. Unfortunately, many property owners fail to keep up with routine maintenance or simply ignore obvious hazards. When someone gets injured, the property owner rarely …

What Kinds of Consumer Products Can Cause Serious Injuries?

Every year, thousands of people across the country and Tennessee are injured by defective or dangerous products. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the companies that manufacture these products are extremely reluctant to admit liability. Armed with lawyers and deep pockets, they typically force victims to fight them before they will accept responsibility. If you’ve been injured by a …

Protecting Your Rights after a Knoxville Bicycle Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), over 780 cyclists were killed in traffic in 2017, and the number of accidents has been increasing since 2009. While there are many causes behind these accidents, the reality is that cyclists face considerable hazards every time they get on the road. Drivers who are distracted, …

What Should You Do If Your Insurance Wrongfully Denies Your Benefits?

For many of us, insurance provides peace of mind. You rightfully assume that if you pay your premiums each month, your insurance company will provide coverage. Unfortunately, insurance companies don’t always hold up their end of the bargain as required by their policies. This can come at a tremendous shock when you’ve been injured and …

Criminal Investigations: When Should You Call a Knoxville Defense Lawyer

Investigations involving illegal drugs, white collar crimes, and racketeering, for example, can all occur at the state and federal levels. State law is implicated in cases where the accused is charged with violating a state statute which is on the books. On the other hand, federal law is implicated when the underlying criminal offense crosses …

Why You Need a Federal Defense Attorney to Fight Federal Charges

There is no getting around the fact that criminal charges and proceedings in the federal court system are vastly different than their counterparts in the state court system. If you have been charged with a federal crime, it is important that you understand these differences so that you know how best to proceed. Knoxville criminal …

Who Can the Feds Charge with Medicare Fraud?

Medicare fraud in the United States can take a variety of different forms. However, all types of Medicare fraud have the same objective – specifically, using illegitimate means to unlawfully collect money from the federal Medicare program. Medicare fraud occurs when an unentitled claimant seeks reimbursement from Medicare. Medical providers, including doctors, as well as …

Can a White Collar Crime Conviction Affect Your Career?

White collar crimes – or crimes which are often committed by professionals, politicians, or others in positions of trust – have the potential to result in serious consequences upon conviction. In addition to facing legal consequences imposed by a judge, such as probation, fines, and incarceration, the accused could also suffer personal consequences, including consequences …