Scoop Media Group has filed suit in Chancery Court against Montgomery County, Tennessee, for denial of access to public records. In January, the local Court Clerk began redacting details from public arrest affidavits. The denials began after a phone call from the County’s Public Information Officer, Michelle Newell, who told Scoop that she did not agree with how Scoop published public records, and would be seeking legislation to prevent future publication, and would restrict access going forward.
Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall admits 2 cameras recorded his guards placing handcuffs on an inmate, and moments later assaulting him. The Sheriff says the man wasn’t injured – but the hospital says he sustained 5 broken ribs. The Sheriff refuses to release either video, citing a law that covers ‘security layouts of government buildings’.
Metro Nashville has now settled the claim of an 8-year-old that suffered a broken clavicle (collarbone) after being restrained by an Una Elementary School teacher, for $8,000 with the parent of the child.
The Metro Nashville Police Department retaliated against Officer Monica Blake for her social media posts, which included her support of the Community Oversight Board – now Metro is set to pay her $150,000.00 to settle the claim.
A Nashville woman is suing for $1,000,000 after a man she was dating for 4 years accidentally butt-dialed her in the midst of a sexual encounter with another man, which lasted 1 hour and 28 minutes. She later learned she was infected with an incurable STD.
A Nashville man says he bit into a Big Mac from the McDonald’s on Lebanon Pk in Hermitage, and got a surprise that has cost him a lot of money, pain, and anxiety since it happened. He is suing for $15K+
A lawsuit has been filed against Chad Baker, an owner of Spot’s Pet Supply (and also of The Dog Spot), in response to the death of Lucy, a dog that was allegedly injured while in their care last year. Chad Baker has been on the losing end of another lawsuit recently, due to the death of a dot at The Dog Spot location in East Nashville, which as recently closed, as did as their downtown location.
A $7,500,000.00 lawsuit has been filed against Crazy Town in downtown Nashville, alleging that a man celebrating a bachelor party at the venue was brutally beaten without provocation, and then taken to a back room where the brutal assault continued and escalated, resulting in serious bodily injury.
A newly filed $3,000,000.00 lawsuit alleges an Antioch Captain D’s restaurant manager, Shanera Jones, assaulted a customer by throwing a glass of ice on him. The lawsuit, filed this week in Davidson County Circuit Court, alleges Captain D’s employee Shanera Jones threw a cup of ice at the Plaintiff, Herman Hunter, in a “harmful and offensive manner” intended to cause “apprehension of imminent harmful or offensive contact”. The civil suit does not specify what led up to the incident between the manager and customer. The alleged incident happened at the…
A local couple arranged for All My Sons Moving & Storage to store their household items in their secure, climate controlled facility, while they sold one home and built another. When everything was delivered to their new home, it was nearly all “damaged or destroyed” with damage from “urine, fecal matter, apparent vomit, cigarette burns…” & more, according to a newly filed lawsuit.