Updates

BACK TO BASICS: TENNESSEE LIEN LAW PART 4

In a continuing four-part series, LT Construction Lawyer Wally Irvin discusses the Tennessee Lien Law. Wally recently posted Part 1 of 4 on “Speaking the Lien Language,” Part 2 of…

By Wally Irvin
Cyber Security, Business and You – Nashville Seminar

Today, business runs on information and technology - but is your data at risk? Attend an upcoming breakfast seminar, hosted by Crow Friedman Group and the law firm of Lewis…

Mike Robb and John Dotson Triumph in Medical Malpractice Defense Win

The LT Healthcare Law Team continued its winning streak in January 2016 with a victory for Mike Robb and John Dotson in LT's first medical malpractice trial of the new…

Transportation Seminar – Knoxville

The Lewis Thomason Transportation Practice Group invites you to join them on Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. for a Transportation Seminar.  Special Guest Speaker will be Dr. David…

Blount County Youth Court receives Staples Foundation grant

Blount County Youth Court has been awarded a $1,000.00 grant from the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc. The Blount County Youth Court has been operating since…

Lewis Thomason Names New Shareholders and Special Counsels

Margaret Cooper, Preston Hawkins, Sarah Sheppeard and Paul Whitt have been named shareholders at Lewis Thomason. Marisa Combs, Edd Peyton, Casey Shannon, Brad Telfeyan, Claire Thomas and Shannon van Tol…

J. Eric Butler Joins Lewis Thomason as Special Counsel

Eric Butler, an attorney with an extensive background in tax law, has joined Lewis Thomason in Knoxville as special counsel. Butler will focus on the practice areas of federal and…

Prevailing Parties Get the Fees

Tennessee follows the “American Rule” concerning attorney fees.  Accordingly, even if a party wins his case, he is not entitled to attorney fees unless there is a contract or statute…

By Tennessee Construction Lawyers
DOL Expands Definition of Joint Employment

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2016-1 that expands and explains the “joint employer” standard under the Fair…

By Ken Burns
Tennessee Ethics Opinion Got It Wrong: Rule 1.15 Doesn’t Determine Client File Retention Requirements

The above titled article by Brian S. Faughnan that was published in the ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct may be seen in its entirety by clicking on the link…

Joe Clark and Samantha Bennett Prevail in Medical Malpractice Case

2015 has been a remarkable year for the LT Healthcare Law Team. An undefeated year, to be exact, as LT healthcare lawyers have had a perfect record in medical malpractice…

OSHA Penalties to Increase Dramatically

The new bipartisan budget passed by both the House and Senate, and signed by President Obama on November 2, 2015, will increase the penalties issued by the Occupational Safety and…

By Ken Burns