Dave was extremely professional but more importantly I was treated as a person not a case. He always returned calls and emails in a very timely manner. I would definitely recommend Dave to help with legal needs! -Jennifer S.

As someone who never had a lawyer, David made everything as simple as possible. He is very easy to communicate with and provides all the answers and support you will ever need. If I ever need a lawyer again, David will be my first choice to contact. -Andrew

I was falsely accused of something and had an order filed against me. Ben represented me during court and successfully had the order dismissed. He also went above and beyond to make sure it would not show up on my record. – Brittany.

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Northeastern City's Police Force Plagued By Excessive Force Lawsuits

Northeastern City’s Police Force Plagued By Excessive Force Lawsuits

December 28, 2017

Excessive Force Lawsuit After Allentown Tasing In March of last year, a 17-year-old boy was walking with two friends in Allentown, Pennsylvania, when a police officer ordered the group to stop and speak with him. The group did as they were told and a conversation ensued, though the officer soon became hostile to the teen […]

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Exculpatory Agreements

December 19, 2017

Case:  Frederick Copeland v. Healthcare/Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital LP ET AL. Issue:  Can a company enforce an exculpatory agreement that releases it from claims of negligence? Facts:  Company provided medical transportation to Patient, who was in a wheelchair recuperating from a total knee replacement. Patient signed an exculpatory agreement releasing Company from claims of ordinary negligence. […]

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Motion to Intervene Appeal

December 19, 2017

Case:  Dialysis Clinic, Inc., et al. v. Kevin Medley, et al. Issue:  Is the denial of a motion to intervene a final order subject to a Rule 3 Appeal as of Right, or a non-final order requiring interlocutory appeal? Facts:  This case involves a property dispute in which leases were sold to a new party. […]

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What to Do If You Are the Victim of a Pedestrian Accident

December 19, 2017

Nashville Pedestrian Accidents Despite newfound dedication to preventing pedestrian injuries and deaths, this year will go down on record as the deadliest year for pedestrians in Music City history. According to nashvillelook4me.com—the centerpiece of a new campaign called Look for Me, which aims to raise awareness about pedestrian safety in Nashville—someone is killed, on average, every 21 […]

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85-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident

December 11, 2017

Fatal Crossville Pedestrian Truck Accident On November 20th, an elderly man was killed by a semi tractor-trailer truck at an intersection in Crossville, a town of 12,000 people found approximately two hours east of downtown Nashville. According to the Crossville Chronicle, the accident occurred at the corner of Main Street and 4th Street, near the […]

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Bicyclist Killed in Accident on Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee

December 5, 2017

Last month, a 58-year-old man from Charlotte, Tennessee, was killed while riding his bicycle on scenic Natchez Trace Parkway in Maury County. According to FOX17.com, the victim was riding north on the Parkway circa mile marker 418 when he was hit by a 1965 Ford Falcon. He suffered serious injuries to his head and legs and […]

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Search Warrants in Child Porn Cases

November 29, 2017

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Anthony Jerome Miller Issue:  Can only District Attorneys obtain a search warrant in child pornography cases? Facts:  A police officer obtained a search warrant for a child pornography investigation after obtaining “verbal permission” from an Assistant District Attorney. The Defendant moved to suppress the evidence collected on the basis that […]

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Parol Evidence and Indemnity Clauses

November 29, 2017

Case:  Individual Healthcare Specialists, Inc. v. BlueCross BlueShield Of Tennessee, Inc. Issues:  Should the court have considered parol evidence in determining the meaning of an indemnity provision? Do indemnification provisions apply to disputes between the parties? Facts:  The contract contained an indemnity provision, as well as an integration clause. The trial court held that the […]

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Good-Faith Exception to Exclusionary Rule

November 29, 2017

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Jerome Antonio McElrath Issue:  Does the “good-faith exception” exclude evidence collected from an arrest that was based on erroneous police information? Facts:  Defendant was on a “barred list” from entering a housing project. Although he should have been removed from the list, a clerical error caused his name to remain. […]

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2017 – The Deadliest Year for Pedestrians in Nashville

November 29, 2017

Nashville Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Statistics tell us that Nashville is an increasingly dangerous city for pedestrians. According to nashvillelook4me.com, on average, a pedestrian is killed every 21 days in Nashville. And with the city’s population growing rapidly and our streets becoming increasingly congested, the trend is moving in the wrong direction. As of […]

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