When Should an Employee Hire an Employment Attorney?

Employees can be placed at a disadvantage or have their rights violated by employers in a variety of ways. When any of the following situations arise, an employment attorney should be contacted: When Hiring an Attorney For A Employment Legal Matter, Here Are some Common Things to Consider. When deciding whether to hire an attorney,…

Why You Should Hire a Tennessee Personal Injury Attorney.

When you are injured in an accident due to negligence or wrongdoing of another party, you should hire a personal injury lawyer. As well as protecting your interests against aggressive insurance companies and large corporations, a lawyer can also help you seek compensation for your losses. Having an attorney with legal knowledge and experience handling…


City Hall ‘deceitful’ in column about Steve King case | Opinion

I am one of the attorneys representing Stephen King, the deputy director of the City of Knoxville Engineering Department, who was recently returned to work by order of the hearing officer in Steve’s Civil Service grievance. After a 38-year career with the City Engineering Department, Mr. King was abruptly terminated on Aug. 31 because the…


Victor Ashe: Public servant Steve King restored to city job, in defeat for Mayor Rogero

It can truly be said Christmas came early this year to former Knoxville city engineering director Steve King. Bill Petty, special civil service hearing officer, ruled Tuesday that King must be offered retreat rights with the city engineering department afterKnoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero abolished the deputy engineering director position.


Knox County, MPC to pay ex-manager $800K settlement in federal retaliation lawsuit

Knox County and the Metropolitan Planning Commission will pay $800,000 to a former MPC finance manager who filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was fired in 2014 for helping a female staffer pursue a sex discrimination and equal pay complaint.

Breaking Legal News: Whistle Blower Lawsuit Results in Medicare/TennCare/Medicaid Fraud Settlement of Four Million, Three Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($4,360,000.00). For immediate release May 4, 2012:

David A. Burkhalter, IIAttorney111 South Central StreetKnoxville, TN 37902Phone:  (865) 524-4974Fax:  (865) 524-0172david@burkhakterlaw.comwww.burkhalterlaw.com APEX MEDICAL GROUP, D/B/A NEPHROLOGY CONSULTANTS, NASEEMUL SIDDIQI, M.D., AND NADEEM SIDDIQI, EXTRACORPOREAL TECHNOLOGIES, AND FORT SANDERS KIDNEY CENTER, INC. OF KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE, PAYS $4,360,000.00 TO SETTLE A WHISTLE BLOWER MEDICARE/TENNCARE/MEDICAID FRAUD SUIT. Fraud exposed by Tennessee whistle blower David A. Burkhalter,…

Breaking Legal News: Whistle Blower Lawsuit Results in Medicare Fraud Settlement of Forty-One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($41,800,000)

David A. Burkhalter, IIAttorneyP.O. Box 2777Knoxville, TN 37901Phone: (865) 524-4974Fax: (865) 524-0172david@burkhalterrayson.com U.S. SETTLES CIVIL FRAUD MEDICARE FRAUD COMPLAINT WITH HILL-ROM COMPANY, INC. WHICH PAYS $41,800,000. Fraud exposed by Tennessee Whistle Blowers who will receive $8,360,000.00. David A. Burkhalter, II, Attorney, Knoxville, Tennessee, represented whistle blowers. KNOXVILLE, TN. (September 27, 2011) – Hill-Rom Company, Inc….