New Workers’ Compensation Law for Tennessee

IMG_3476The Tennessee legislature recently created a new workers’ compensation system.  Governor Haslam has now signed that system into law.  Rather than the courts, a new State agency managed by an individual appointed by the Governor will resolve disputed matters.  New methods for calculating benefits and new treatment guidelines will be established.  While organizational steps will start now, the system goes into full effect July 1, 2014.

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About Andrew (Andy) Wampler

For over a decade, I have provided legal services to businesses and individuals in Northeast Tennessee. I spend time litigating breaches of contract, medical malpractice, and commercial disputes and have worked on a number of transactions. I also advise businesses, working much of my time on healthcare and employment matters.

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