A Surprising Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury

In Tennessee, lawyers know that the one-year statute of limitations for personal injury matters is an unforgiving deadline.  But, in car wreck cases (as illustrated by the recent case of Bates v. Green) there is at least one circumstance in which a different statute of limitations applies… [Read more…]

Drafting a Will? Watch out for Beneficiary Designations Made Prior to Divorce or Annulment

Despite a legislative effort to make changes in beneficiary designations automatic on annulment or divorce, estate planning and divorce attorneys are still tasked with advising clients regarding beneficiary designations.  [Read more…]

Auto Insurance Statutes Unclear Where Rentals are Concerned

Renting a car can be complicated.  Unwinding the insurance issues when a rental in involved in an accident requires untangling the intersection of state and federal law. A new Tennessee Supreme Court ruling gives some guidance. [Read more…]