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Court Grants Summary Judgment to Defendants in Craig v. City of Alcoa, et al.

Posted on March 25, 2015

On December 17, 2014, the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan granted summary judgment to all defendants in the lawsuit Ryan Darres Craig v. City of Alcoa, et al. No. 3:13-cv-00241, filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville. The Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged a violation of the Fourth Amendment’s protections against the use of excessive force by City of Alcoa, Tennessee police officers in their use of a taser to apprehend the fleeing Plaintiff.  After briefing by the parties, the Court granted full summary judgment to the City of Alcoa and defendant police officers, dismissing the case.

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Firm sponsors Interfaith Health Clinic fundraiser

Posted on August 17, 2018

On June 22, 2018, the firm was a sponsor of the Doctors vs. Lawyers Trivia Night fundraiser for Interfaith Health Clinic, a non-profit health care ministry in Knoxville, Tennessee providing affordable medical care, dental care, mental health couns...

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Hanson R. Tipton appointed Hearing Committee Member for BPR

Posted on July 30, 2018

On March 22, 2018, the Tennessee Supreme Court entered an Order appointing Hanson R. Tipton a Hearing Committee Member for District II for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility (“BPR.”)  The BPR’s mission is “[t]o assist the Cour...

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