Workers’ Compensation underwent its first major change in years on July 1, 2014. The rules and procedures applicable to work comp claims are drastically altered from the former law. The Tennessee Department of Labor has a much more significant role in administering the law, among other changes. If you have been injured on the job, contact an experienced workers comp attorney to learn about your rights. Remember also that it is Illegal to retaliate against employee for asserting a workers comp claim.