In Tennessee, if you want to receive compensation for an injury, you have to show that the person who caused you injury was negligent. Negligence means not using reasonable care or taking reasonable precautions. You have to prove that the person who caused the damage owed you a duty—for example, if you were both at a four-way intersection and you had the right of way, the other person owes you the duty of waiting while you cross. You must show that the other person neglected that duty, that you were damaged or injured, and the damage or injury was caused by the other person’s negligence in carrying out his or her duty.
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The Federal Government has put in place incentives for mortgage companies to modify home loan mortgages in order to allow more people to remain in their homes and avoid foreclosure. The latest program is titled “Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).” The HAMP program is the latest effort by the Federal Government to encourage “workouts” between homeowners and mortgage companies, especially mortgage companies and firms who received money under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Just recently, the United States Treasury Department issued regulations which forbid some companies from denying a loan modification application because the debtor is in bankruptcy. Bankruptcy can now assist debtors in obtaining a loan modification through the Chapter 13 program.