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A policer officer wearing a body camera. Video evidence is crucial in a police brutality lawsuit

Police Brutality Lawsuits

June 13, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

Increase in Police Brutality Lawsuits Police brutality lawsuits, also known as excessive force lawsuits, are attracting the attention of many plaintiffs lawyers, according to a post in the National Law Journal . The article notes “more plaintiffs lawyers across the...

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Medical Malpractice in Tennessee: Five Things to Know

May 29, 2019 5:15 pm Published by

Read below for the top five things to know about bringing a medical malpractice case in Tennessee. In spite of advancing medical technology, many patients still suffer unforeseen consequences from their procedures, such as injury, infection, or even death. Sometimes,...

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Fatal motorcycle accident in Tennessee

May 29, 2019 9:57 am Published by

A fatal motorcycle accident in Tennessee occurred when the driver of a SUV pulled out in front of a motorcycle driven by 22-year-old Jacob Mathis. A fatal motorcyclist was killed in Nashville on May 27, 2019, at the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Hobson Pike....

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Fragments of a motorcycle after a crash. Contact our Tennessee motorcycle accident attorneys today.

Tennessee Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

May 15, 2019 10:41 am Published by

Motorcycle accidents occur in an instant, but the aftermath of a serious accident is often prolonged, overwhelming, and frustrating. It’s difficult to untangle the split-second events leading up to the crash, and dealing with insurance companies, witnesses, and healthcare providers...

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Filing a Civil Lawsuit: 5 things to know

May 14, 2019 4:26 pm Published by

It can be surprising–and often frustrating–to learn how lengthy the average lawsuit process really is. People often file claims with the hope of obtaining a quick settlement within a few weeks, but such an outcome is sadly unrealistic. The lifespan...

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Cover of Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America

Good Kids, Bad City: Book Review

May 13, 2019 12:19 pm Published by

In the May 2019 issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, Nashville civil rights attorney Christopher Smith reviews Good Kids, Bad City by author Kyle Swenson.   The review is reproduced with permission below: Three innocent men, wrongfully imprisoned for a combined 106...

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