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Apr 27, 2015

I am a Hit and Run Auto Accident Victim — What Should I Do Next?

By |Apr 27, 2015|Auto Accidents|0 Comments|

Here’s an account of a situation that happens all too often on the roads: “I was in my car at a complete stop during heavy traffic when something struck me from behind and rammed my car into the back of the car in front of me. While I was recovering from the shock of […]

Apr 16, 2015

Putting the Rad in Radar: A Gun Which Can Catch You Texting is in the Works

By |Apr 16, 2015|Auto Accidents, Safety|0 Comments|

If you think you’re safe from a ticket because you’re texting below window level, think again. A Virginia-based company called ComSonics is developing a new type of radar gun that could allow law enforcement officials to determine whether or not you’re texting and driving. The gun will hone in on frequencies emitted by your […]

Apr 6, 2015

Slip and Fall Accidents in Tennessee — Oops! I’ve Fallen and Gotten Hurt

By |Apr 6, 2015|Personal Injury, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Are you aware of just how hazardous it can be to walk across the floor? According to OSHA (Occupational Safety Health Administration), slip and fall accidents account for 15% of all accidental deaths and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities in the U.S. Slip and fall accidents are not […]

Apr 6, 2015

Tennessee Saw an Increased Number of DUIs in 2014

By |Apr 6, 2015|Criminal Defense, DUI|0 Comments|

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its report with the latest findings for 2014. The data shows that 29,544 people were arrested for DUI last year, an increase of 639 people from 2013. According to the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol, “the bump is due to new techniques that include using […]

Feb 12, 2015

Next Steps for Convicted Vanderbilt Students

By |Feb 12, 2015|Criminal Defense|0 Comments|

At 4:52pm on January 27, 2015, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg were convicted for the rape of a female Vanderbilt student in June of 2013. The case has been under heavy public scrutiny since it was announced, and after a trial lasting 12 days it took the jury all of (I don’t know how […]

Jan 28, 2015

Sentencing in Vanderbilt Rape Case Set for March 6th

By |Jan 28, 2015|Criminal Defense|0 Comments|

A case involving two Vanderbilt students convicted of raping a young woman in a dorm room in 2013 has gripped the national news for the last 19 months. On January 27, 2015, a jury found the defendants, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, guilty of all charges filed against them. The judge has set the […]

Jan 14, 2015

New Legislation? Let Us Hear Your Voice!

By |Jan 14, 2015|Criminal Defense, Safety|0 Comments|

The 2015 Tennessee General Assembly kicked off today in the state’s capital of Nashville. As the co-chair of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Legislative Committee, I will be monitoring all bills related to the constitutional rights of our citizens and the criminal justice system in Tennessee. As the session begins and quickly […]

Dec 22, 2014

Spinal Cord Injuries Linked to Brain Damage

By |Dec 22, 2014|Back Injury, Brain Injury, Personal Injury|0 Comments|

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have uncovered a new and valuable link between people who suffer from a spinal cord injury, and then develop brain damage as a result. The study has found that “spinal cord injuries (SCI) can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss […]

Nov 25, 2014

Protecting Yourself on Black Friday

By |Nov 25, 2014|Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments|

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Because so many people are crowded into stores and malls, trying to buy the very same things you are, your chances of being seriously injured by people or your surroundings can be high. We want you to have a safe shopping experience on Black […]

Jul 28, 2014

Why Ignoring the Rules of the Road is a Bad Idea When You’re Carrying 36lbs of Weed

By |Jul 28, 2014|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

Let us start by saying: it’s never a good idea to speed, drive recklessly or leave a broken taillight unfixed. There’s been a real crackdown by the Tennessee State Police, and by local municipalities as well, to keep reckless and drunk drivers at bay, and you put yourself and others at risk when you […]

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