Nelson Law Group Blog

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS

MEDIATION AND WHAT IT MEANS If you are going through a legal process that seems overwhelming and intimidating, mediation may be your solution. Allowing a neutral third party to assist in resolving conflict through the use of negotiation techniques and communication, acts as a huge advantage when faced with disputing parties. Mediation, in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In many cases, the mediator assists two or more parties in resolving a dispute and agreeing on a resolution such as, a settlement. Mediation disputes can resolve a [...]

December 19th, 2017|Categories: mediation|

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|