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Jul 3, 2017

Suspended or Revoked Teacher’s Licenses

By |July 3rd, 2017|Education Law|0 Comments

Society has set high standards for teachers.  At times, however, a complaint is leveled against a teacher, asserting that his or her conduct was improper or unlawful and violated policies or rules set by the school district, the board of education, and/or state or federal law. The teacher’s actions are investigated by the school district [...]

May 3, 2017

Enforcing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

By |May 3rd, 2017|Legal News|0 Comments

Discrimination, based on race, ethnicity, nationality, age, religion, color, creed, and disability, is illegal in the United States, and all people affected by unlawful discrimination, including individuals with disabilities, have rights. Key federal statutes govern people with disabilities, their employment, their education, the discrimination they might face, and more; the federal disability laws include the [...]

Apr 18, 2017

The Supreme Court Expands Disability Law

By |April 18th, 2017|Disability Law|0 Comments

The United States Supreme Court recently gave a big win to children with disabilities.  The principal laws for children with disabilities are the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504).  These federal laws prevent and combat disability-based discrimination at school, at work, and in [...]

Apr 11, 2017

Nashville Attorney Perry A. Craft Obtains Six-Figure Sexual Harassment Settlement

By |April 11th, 2017|Sexual Harassment|0 Comments

Nashville attorney Perry A. Craft obtained a six-figure settlement of a matter where a female employee, a single mother supporting her children, asserted that her male supervisor made unwanted and unwelcomed advances, inappropriately touched her and that she endured hearing sexual comments in a hostile work environment. No one who works for a living, so [...]

Apr 10, 2017

Nashville Attorney Perry A. Craft Obtains Significant Settlement for Victim of Motorcycle Accident

By |April 10th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents|0 Comments

Wrecks involving cars or trucks with motorcycles happen too often. While drivers and passengers of cars are protected from injury by seat belts, air bags, frames, and metal, nothing comparable protects a biker or rider.  When a collision between a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle occur, the biker suffers the most serious injuries. Last summer, [...]

Feb 9, 2017

Trusts

By |February 9th, 2017|Trusts|0 Comments

There are numerous ways to manage and transfer property, money, and assets. A trust provides a way, in both life and death, to manage and transfer property, money, and assets. A trust is a written document allowing one individual (the trustee) to manage property, assets, and funds for another individual (the beneficiary).  The trustee is [...]

Feb 9, 2017

Motorcycles and Motorcycle Accidents

By |February 9th, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Without a doubt, motorcycles offer advantages and disadvantages. The advantages are clear: Dedicated enthusiasts delight in riding and maintaining their motorcycles and sharing their experiences with other motorcyclists.  These enthusiasts may find roads and highways (for instance, the “Tail of the Dragon” in East Tennessee and parts of North Carolina) to challenge their riding skills [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Money Damages in Automobile Wrecks

By |January 5th, 2017|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Whenever a person or company is legally injured, due mainly to another person’s fault, the law provides that the person responsible is to pay for the damages resulting from those injuries.  This principle applies to wrecks involving automobiles, minivans, pickup or light-duty trucks, vans, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, and large trucks.  The injuries may be sustained [...]

May 16, 2016

The Consequences of Dying without a Will

By |May 16th, 2016|Legal News|0 Comments

Death is unavoidable; everyone dies. It is important to have a will, a legal document that dictates how the deceased’s assets are to be distributed.  If an individual dies without a will, numerous financial and legal problems may and do arise.  In fact, the absence of a will means that the laws of the state [...]