Nelson Law Group Blog

ENSURING YOU’RE INSURED

ENSURING YOU'RE INSURED Insurance defense attorneys work to minimize the amount paid by the insured party and company while also protecting the rights of the insured and insurer during legal proceedings. By having experienced legal counsel, both the policyholder and the company can keep their costs to a minimum and ensure that the policyholder’s premium remains reasonable and affordable. Insurance agencies need an attorney should there be a dispute between the insurer such as: there is significant misrepresentation by the policyholder either at the time of enrollment or regarding the [...]

November 10th, 2017|Categories: insurance|

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK There have been a lot of stories in the news lately about sexual harassment in the workplace.  Very rich, very powerful men have been exposed (no pun intended) for their behavior – Roger Ailes, Bill Cosby, and Harvey Weinstein just to name a few.  But most of us know that sexual harassment is not committed by only the Hollywood elites or media moguls.  Theirs are the stories that make headlines, but sexual harassment happens in workplaces throughout Knoxville and East Tennessee.  But what is sexual harassment, [...]

October 18th, 2017|Categories: sexual harassment|

CONSUMER PROTECTION

CONSUMER PROTECTION One of our most recently added services is consumer protection. What is consumer protection? Consumer protection, closely intertwined with consumer rights, is a group of laws and organizations designed to protect consumer rights as well as ensure fair trade, competition and the validity of accurate information in the marketplace. It is because of these laws that businesses can be held accountable for fraud or using unfair practices to gain advantage over their competitors. Ultimately, consumer protection deters businesses from participating in scams or fraudulent activity. Am I a [...]

October 16th, 2017|Categories: consumer protection|