Job titles in a law firm

By Jedidiah McKeehan As my wife often tells me, lawyers use funny words and phrases that are unnecessary, just to make themselves seem important.  Well, sometimes I agree with her.  Even some of the job titles we give out for those people working at a law firm can be a little strange.  Let’s go through […]

What Happens When a Contract is Unclear?

By Jedidah McKeehan Lots of what attorneys do involves drafting, interpreting, and arguing over provisions in contracts.  Attorneys get a bad rap in this area of the law because people feel that once attorneys become involved contracts become overly complicated and complex and they turn from one page documents to fifteen page documents. I cannot […]

Serving Someone With a Lawsuit Through the Newspaper

By Jedidiah McKeehan Sometimes someone will come to me very upset and tell me they want to get divorced but they have not seen their spouse in years and years and they do not know how to serve them with divorce paperwork. Some of these people believe there is no way for them to get […]

What is parole?

By Jedidiah McKeehan You may be watching the news, or reading an article online about a high-profile criminal case and the criminal defendant is found guilty and sentenced to a long prison sentence. What the articles and stories usually do not discuss is how much of that sentence the defendant will actually have to spend […]

Receiving Compensation as the Victim of a Crime

By Jedidiah McKeehan It is never a good thing to be the victim of a crime.  If you are, then at best you have endured something annoying, and at worst, you have experienced something that results in life-changing trauma, injury or even death. When someone is a victim of a crime, the state of Tennessee […]

Who Pays Me For My Personal Injury Case?

By Jedidiah McKeehan When you are injured in a car wreck, and that car wreck was caused by someone else, it is very possible that you have a claim for damages against the at-fault driver. If you are hurt much at all, it is very likely that your medical expenses will run in to the […]

Can a child sue someone?

By Jed McKeehan Occasionally I will have a family come see me who have been involved in a car wreck and the parents and the children have all received injuries as a result of the wreck.  When this happens each and every single person involved in the car wreck has their own ability to bring […]

Eating that Roadkill You Just Created

By Jedidiah McKeehan So, you are driving down the road to your house, minding your own business, and an animal darts out in front of you. You simply do not have time to swerve and you hit the animal, and unfortunately, you kill it. You may be heart broken, you may feel terrible about it, […]

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