On September 19, 2015 associate Stacey Shelton participated in the Knoxville Bar Association’s monthly Open Service Project. Participants donated time to assist in the stewardship of Ijams Nature Park in Knoxville, Tennessee while bonding with fellow attorneys. Specifically,the volunteers assisted on the extension of the River Boardwalk Trail, and worked to remove bush honeysuckle and…

As of April 2, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers. These new guidelines update OSHA’s 1996 and 2004 voluntary guidelines by incorporating workplace violence research collected from the last 10 years. Research includes causes of workplace violence…

Here are the winners from our charity bracket contest: United Way – $300 March of Dimes – $138 Compassion International – $50 The Jordan Hackett Foundation – $50 And here are the standings showing who won the prize money for the charities above and how close others came. Peterson White is donating $1 to March…

As we head into the championship game tonight, here are the updated leader boards for each category in our charity bracket contest [Name (Company, Charity) Points (Champ)]. Based on the champions each person picked, it looks like the standings will change dramatically tonight! Be sure to check back tomorrow to see the winners. Best Original…

We are pleased to announce the opening the newest branch of Peterson White, PLLC in Louisville, Kentucky. We have expanded to Louisville to better serve our clients in Kentucky and Indiana. Peterson White has traditionally focused on general liability defense and workers’ compensation defense but has grown into other practice areas. The new office will…

Here are the updated leader boards for each category in our charity bracket contest. All prize money goes to charity. Best Original Bracket ($100 to the winner’s charity) Doug Dawson (PW, March of Dimes) 97 (Kentucky) Greg B (March of Dimes) 96 (Kentucky) Joyce B (March of Dimes) 92 (Kentucky) Lindsay Allen (Joy House) 90…

Thanks to everyone who entered our charity bracket contest. Peterson White will donate $1 to March of Dimes for each entry. Remember that you can adjust your bracket after the first weekend. Peterson White will also donate $1 to March of Dimes for each adjusted entry. If you’re like most of us, you have some…

What is Estate Planning and Who Needs It? Nearly everyone has an estate. It’s anything and everything you own– your car, home, properties, checking and savings accounts, investments, life insurance, furniture, and personal possessions. Furthermore, estate planning is an option for individuals and families in any stage of life, including the young, old, retired, healthy,…

Starting a business is an exciting process; that is, until you start to deal with all the paperwork and legal considerations that come along with it. Many entrepreneurs are advised to get general liability insurance (also known as commercial liability insurance) but many don’t know what it means, what it protects, how it works, or…

Tennessee is a great state to own and operate a business, but when you have employees, your operational aspects and responsibilities grow. While Tennessee’s workers’ compensation laws have evolved to become more efficient, fair, streamlined, and cost effective for both employees and employers, it’s still important for employers to maintain an understanding of their rights, responsibilities,…

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