The Tennessee workers' compensation law governs claims made by an employee against his or her employer for injuries sustained while working, or claims of those who lost a loved one while that person was on the job. If you are injured at work, you might have the right to seek certain benefits from your employer to compensate you for your injuries.
For a general overview of the law and procedure of Tennessee workers' compensation law, we invite you to review the links below which contain forms and explanations of key issues:
While there is no requirement under the law to hire an attorney if you are injured on the job, an attorney with experience in workers' compensation matters can take steps to protect your rights and make sure you are fairly compensated for your injuries under the workers' compensation laws of the State of Tennessee. Only an attorney who has experience and knowledge in the law can evaluate whether an offer to settle from an employer is fair and reasonable. If you would like to speak to us about a potential workers' compensation claim, please contact us online or call us anytime at 615-742-4880 or 866-812-8787.