Legally, what are you required to disclose to buyers when you put your home on the market? Just major problems or current issues, or do you have to disclose past repairs as well? We posed this question to real estate lawyers in Canada and the U.S., and this is what they said: Disclose all known…

Two small bottles of orange juice cost a major Tennessee company more than $277,000. When an employee has a disability such as diabetes and is denied an accommodation in the form of a policy exception, it can mean big bucks in attorneys’ fees, time away from work for managers and employees, and damages. According to…

Miller Anderson proudly announces that one of its founders, Heather G. Anderson has received numerous honors awarded from her peers. In July, Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, Tim Burchett, appointed her to the Public Building Authority Board. The PBA currently develops, constructs, owns, and/or maintains certain facilities on behalf of the City Knoxville and Knox…

Miller Anderson Law Group, PLLC is proud to announce that they have been named to CityView’s 2016 Top Attorney’s once again. Mary was named as Top Attorney by CityView in areas of Collections/Foreclosures. Heather was named as Top Attorney in areas of Adoption and Labor & Employment Law – Employee. You can find the article…

Under a new law effective today (July 1, 2016), it’s easier for a divorcing spouse to get his/her fair share of a spouse’s public pension or retirement plan in Tennessee. The General Assembly passed a law which requires all public pension and retirement plans to allocate a portion of the member’s benefits to his or…

Here lately, inquiries about disabilities in the workplace and how to deal with them fill my inbox. Googling the phrase “Americans with Disabilities Act” yields 22,400,000 responses. The ADA is a 26-year-old federal law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also sets forth…

Americans will celebrate anything. Heck, this month alone we have “National Drink Wine Day,” and for some, drinking wine is a religion. For the past 10 years, employees have steadily filed workplace-based religious-discrimination claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. There are no fewer than 16 religious holidays or “holy days” in February. While you…

Tennessee Savings Statute (T.C.A. § 28-1-105(a) Saves the Case – to the Chagrin of a Law Firm. Tennessee Supreme Court recently held the savings statute applies to save an action filed within an extended statute of limitations set by tolling agreement. In 2010, a judgment in the amount of $1.6+M was entered against Circle C…

Whether you celebrated it or not, a major U.S. holiday just passed. And over the recent Thanksgiving holiday, battles were waged on social media outlets over whether stores should be open on Thanksgiving Day or remain closed. The United States is the only country in the world without any required paid vacation days or holidays….

T-Mobile Knocks Tenn. City For Cell Tower DenialShare us on: By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (October 30, 2015, 2:14 PM ET) — A T-Mobile unit asked a Tennessee federal judge Thursday to force the city of Knoxville to approve a permit — which it previously denied — for the construction of a cellphone tower, saying…