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...]

Raybin & Weissman Client Acquitted of Murder Charges

Verdict: Not Guilty David Raybin and Ben Raybin obtained a full acquittal of their client Brandon Horton, who had been charged with First Degree Murder. The prosecution alleged that Mr. Horton shot and killed a fellow Tennessee State … [Read more...]

Tennessee Passes New Expungement Laws For 2017

The Tennessee Legislature has passed three new laws regarding expungement in 2017. Expungements allow destruction of public records regarding a criminal charge or conviction. In my previous blog post you can read frequently asked … [Read more...]

What To Do If You Are in An Accident With A Drunk Driver

  Two of the most fun and exciting events of the summer will be happening this weekend. As you might guess, these two events are Bonnaroo and the CMA Fest. Fans come from across the state, country, and even the world to attend … [Read more...]

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