May 26, 2015

I Just Crashed My Car – Now What do I Do?

By |May 26, 2015|Auto Accidents|0 Comments|

Car crashes are frightening experiences, and our natural tendency to panic is completely understandable. There are certain steps you should take after a car accident that can help you later if you or someone else suffers an injury as a result.

Call the police – always. Regardless of who is “to blame” in the situation, […]

May 11, 2015

Tennessee Enacts New Laws Affecting Drug and Alcohol Abusers

By |May 11, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

Tennessee enacted two new laws in July of 2014, aimed at reducing the amount of repeat offenders on the road.

Amelia’s Law

In a tragic event in August of 2012, a 16 year old girl was killed after a head-on collision with a “repeat drug and alcohol offender.” As a result, Amelia’s Law allows anyone who […]

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 […]

Jan 13, 2015

Resolve to Address Estate Planning Needs

By |Jan 13, 2015|Estate Planning|0 Comments|

The new year always brings new year’s resolutions. Many people make resolutions to get in better physical or financial shape. However, people often forget the new year is a great time to make sure your personal wishes and plan for your family after your passing are addressed. Additionally, the new year is an opportunity […]

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