June is an exciting time in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. As the weather heats up, so does the concert and festival lineup – most notably with CMA Fest and Bonnaroo. The population of Tennessee increases significantly in those two weeks as … [Read more...] about Festival Safety: How to Stay Safe During CMA Fest & Bonnaroo
Many people have questions about whether their firearm rights can be restored after a felony conviction. Unfortunately, Tennessee law makes it very difficult to regain firearm rights. A person convicted of a crime in Tennessee must obtain a … [Read more...] about FAQ: Restoration of Firearm Rights in Tennessee
Employee theft is rarely something companies think about until it’s too late. However, taking the appropriate preventative measures to prevent embezzlement is far easier than the significant cleanup work required when victimized by employee … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Prevent Employee Theft at Your Company
What do you if you suspect your employer of fraud? The simple answer: expose it. Yet, the reality is that reporting fraud can be scary. You might fear losing your job or suffering harassment at work. Having filed numerous claims on behalf … [Read more...] about Reporting Fraud: 3 Protections for Whistleblowers
As an employee, you would never expect that your employer is participating in fraudulent activities. However, if you work for a company that submits bills to government programs, such as Medicare, Medicaid, or Tri-Care, there is a real … [Read more...] about Suspect Fraud at Your Company? You Could be a Whistleblower
Your trusted bookkeeper of 20 years has been robbing you blind. Not with a pistol but with a pencil. She has been paying herself an extra paycheck every few weeks. He has been diverting funds to fictitious vendors – on paper at least – to … [Read more...] about 7 Important Steps to Handle Employee Theft
If your employer is submitting false bills to the government, your company is participating in fraudulent activity. This is commonly seen in the healthcare sector when clinics, doctors and hospitals submit bills to Medicare or Medicaid. For … [Read more...] about What is the Financial Compensation for Whistleblower Cases?
If you get into a traffic accident, your insurance company isn’t the only one who needs to know. Under Tennessee "hit and run" law, you may be required to take several different steps to notify the government and/or the other driver about the … [Read more...] about Understanding Tennessee Hit and Run Laws
Viewers of WSMV-Channel 4 may have seen me interviewed on the evening news last Friday discussing the Vanderbilt Football rape case. The breaking development was that Vandy receiver Chris Boyd pled guilty to attempting to be an “accessory … [Read more...] about Ben Raybin Discusses Development in Vanderbilt Football Rape Case
Can the police subpoena your emails to your spouse? Can your emails be subject to a subpoena? Marital Privilege Doctrine Are your emails to your spouse protected when written on a work computer? According to one very recent federal … [Read more...] about Are Your Office E-Mails to Your Spouse Protected by the Marital Privilege?