Earlier this month a motorcyclist was seriously injured when he rear-ended a Smyrna police SUV at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and Rocky Fork Road. According to WKRN, the rider was transported to TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center … [Read more...] about Motorcyclist Rear-Ends Smyrna Police SUV
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Last month a former Major League Baseball player died in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, a Middle Tennessee county approximately one hour west of downtown Nashville. According to WKRN, the 28-year-old pitcher—who was drafted by the … [Read more...] about Former MLB Pitcher Killed in Tennessee ATV Accident
It is important to be aware of developing legal issues so that if the Tennessee Supreme Court creates some new right or remedy you can take advantage of the ruling even though your case has already been adjudicated. This is known as … [Read more...] about Appellate Retroactivity Rules: The Pipeline Doctrine
Wrong-Way, Head-On Collisions: A Few Recent Examples Earlier this month, the driver of a Jeep drove the wrong way down Second Avenue in downtown Nashville and T-boned an SUV. Three individuals were hurt in the early A.M. crash and the … [Read more...] about Wrong Way Accidents A Common Occurrence in Nashville
Earlier this year, a 35-year-old woman relocated to Williamson County with her husband and two children to take a new job. Sadly, on October 9 she lost her life in a four-vehicle crash on I-65 near Saturn Parkway (Highway 396), when her 2016 … [Read more...] about Spring Hill Crash Another in Long Line of Fatal Middle Tennessee Truck Accidents
Case: State v. Westley A. Albright Issue: Can a person on sex offender probation be violated for failing to admit his or her crime? Facts: Defendant pled nolo contendere to a sex offence. As a condition of probation, Defendant agreed to … [Read more...] about Sex Offender Probation
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...] about Norris “Taser Case” Officially Dismissed After Settlement With Cheatham County
Distracted driving is a major problem in Tennessee. Never mind the fact that the Tennessee State Legislature made it illegal to text and drive on Volunteer State roads back in 2009. In 2016, 24,743 crashes in Tennessee involved a distracted … [Read more...] about Why Are Distracted Driving Accidents Underreported?
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...] about Nashville Good Samaritans Aid Victims of Fiery Truck Accident
Case: David R. Smith v. The Tennessee National Guard Issue: Did the case “accrue” upon discovery of injury, or upon creation of a legal remedy? Facts: In 2011, Smith separated from the Tennessee National Guard, alleging that he had … [Read more...] about Accrual of Civil Actions