Tennessee state capital building

TNSIA Accomplishments 2018

Successfully lobbied to stop two harmful pieces of 2017 legislation that were scheduled for a vote on in January 2018.

  • Removal of WC right to appeal to the TN Supreme Court – successfully defeated
  • Subrogation legislation that would insert fault into our no-fault system – successfully defeated

Worked with the TN Chamber to pass legislation that eliminates the requirement for every workers’ compensation insurer who provides insurance for Tennessee workers’ compensation claims to maintain a claims office – successfully passed

Extended the sunset for the “Rob Behnke provision” from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020 and defined the word “wrongfully” for clarity purposes – successfully passed