Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has prevailed in its defense against a lawsuit seeking damages after a bicycling injury on the Clarksville Greenway.
Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Ross H. Hicks on November 30th granted the City’s second Motion for Summary Judgment dismissing the case, known as Marquis v. City.
Clarksville, TN – Despite Jeff and Sherri Robinson’s request for more than $800,000 in attorneys fees in their ongoing lawsuit against the City of Clarksville, the trial court has ordered the City to pay only $30,000.
City of Clarksville reports Five of Six claims brought by Robinsons in multimillion dollar lawsuit dismissed
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has prevailed on five of six claims brought by Jeff and Sherri Robinson in a longstanding legal dispute over a would-be alley and two small parcels of land near the Robinson’s downtown Blackhorse Pub and Brewery.
Clarksville, TN – I’m as patriotic as the next guy, but, let’s face it, Americans don’t do everything the best way possible all the time.
One thing we have not done particularly well, in my opinion, is establish an efficient default rule for who should pay attorneys’ fees in the event of a lawsuit.
In my opinion, this is particularly true with respect to breach of contract cases. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Online has learned that a settlement has been reached to pay legal fees for the lawsuit involving former mayor Johnny Piper and Clarksville Department of Electricity.
Roger Maness, attorney for Piper, confirmed that he will be paid $33,000 in legal fees for his work relating to the lawsuit filed by Piper. Maness told Clarksville Online “I’m satisfied with the financial settlement, but disappointed at the outcome of the lawsuit. We’re still convinced that the action undertaken by the District Attorney and City of Clarksville was unwarranted and unfair.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In an update to a story reported earlier at Clarksville Online, it’s been learned that a class-action lawsuit has not been filed on behalf of Clarksville Tennessee area businesses who were affected by the 2010 flooding. Those interested in filing a claim against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will get the opportunity to meet with the law firm of Bass Berry and Sims this Friday morning to understand the procedure of filing that claim.
According to a representative at the Nashville law firm, the statute of limitations will expire in April 2012 for anyone to file a claim related to the 2010 floods that devastated much of the Middle Tennessee area, including Clarksville.
Clarksville, TN – There will be a class-action lawsuit filed against the Army Corps of Engineers for their handling of the 2010 floods filed on behalf of several Clarksville businesses. Clarksville Online has learned that a meeting is scheduled for Friday with the Nashville law firm, Bass Berry and Sims to discuss the arrangements. There’s been no confirmation that the City of Clarksville will join the suit, since it’s fairgrounds park property was flooded, causing delays in the marina project that was underway at the time.
The 2010 flood caused damages in the millions of dollars to business and property owners along the Cumberland River, when the banks of the river rose over sixty feet above flood stage.
Clarksville, TN – An appeal is being filed in bankruptcy court disputing a 4.8 million dollar judgement awarded in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the contractor hired to build Liberty Park. In an exclusive story on WJZM and Clarksville Online, a subcontractor hired by TMS Contracting was awarded the judgement after it was determined they were unjustly fired from the project. TMS Contracting is the contractor approved by the City of Clarksville to build the Marina.
Rust of Kentucky had been hired by TMS to do the dirt and excavation work, but according to Mark Rust, president of Rust of Kentucky, inadequate studies and wet conditions prevented his company from doing the work they were hired to do.
The recent firing of former Deputy City Fire Chief Jeff Burkhart has many pondering what the city code states on the issue of city employee discipline, termination and due process. A review of the city code due process guidelines shows the following:
PART II CODE OF ORDINANCES
Chapter 13 PERSONNEL
Sec. 1-1316. Disciplinary action. «Read the rest of this article»
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