State News : Tennessee

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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May 2013

Tennessee Governor Signs Workers’ Compensation Reform Bill

On April 29, 2013, Governor Bill Haslam signed Senate Bill 200 – House Bill 0194.  Self-titled as “The Workers’ Compensation Reform Act of 2013,” this legislation brings about the most sweeping changes of Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law since it was first codified in 1919.

The bill has been enacted as Tennessee Public Chapter 289.  Please see our posting of April 26, 2013, for more detail as to the specific elements of this reform. 

Fredrick R. Baker, Member
Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC
1420 Neal Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 655
Cookeville, TN 38503-0655
Phone: 931-372-9123
Fax:  931-372-9181