Norris “Taser Case” Officially Dismissed After Settlement With Cheatham County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ben Raybin and David Weissman confirm that their client, Jordan Norris, has entered into a settlement agreement to resolve Jordan’s federal civil rights lawsuit against three Cheatham County Sheriff’s Deputies. … [Read more...]

Nashville Good Samaritans Aid Victims of Fiery Truck Accident

Nashville Residents Help Truck Accident Victims On Friday August 4, Nashville resident Damien Horne and several of his friends were on I-24 in Johnson County, Ill.—en route to the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—when Horne heard a … [Read more...]

MTA Bus Hits Pedestrian in Downtown Nashville Accident

MTA Bus Accidents in Nashville Earlier this year, I wrote about an incident in which an MTA bus hit a 64-year-old woman and dragged her more than 50 yards at the intersection of Charlotte Avenue and 5th Avenue North in downtown Nashville. The … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed in Donelson Hit and Run Accident

Hit and run accidents have become all-too-common in Nashville. On a Sunday night late last month, three co-workers from India who had traveled to the United States to attend an employer-sponsored training program were walking along Elm Hill … [Read more...]

Tennessee Statutory Rape Laws and Punishments

The Statutory Rape Law in Tennessee We have all heard about the “age of consent.” That is the age at which a person is considered to be able to consent to sexual relations. The offense of statutory rape is essentially when sex would otherwise … [Read more...]

Raybin & Weissman Files Lawsuit For Excessive Force in Taser Case

Excessive Force Lawsuit Raybin & Weissman recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of their client alleging excessive force. The suit alleges that Cheatham County Sheriff Deputies repeatedly Tased their client while he was restrained in … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving Statistics Show Major Problem in Tennessee

Distracted Driving in Tennessee on the Rise Eight years ago, the Tennessee State Legislature made it illegal to text and drive on Tennessee roads. But the law—codified in TN Code section 55-8-199—hasn’t reduced the number of distracted … [Read more...]

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