Monthly Archives: July 2018

What Are Signs of Negligent or Inadequate Security?

A premises liability lawsuit may be possible if a property owner was negligent in providing a safe environment. Property owners may be liable for any damages resulting from an accident or injury that occurred on the property grounds. One common situation that can lead to a premises liability case is the circumstance of having negligent or inadequate security on that property. What Is Negligent or Inadequate Security? Negligent security occurs when a property owner fails to properly guard a person and his or her personal possessions. Commercial property owners do not have to legally guarantee the safety of every person who visits the property, but they are required to appropriately respond to any foreseeable risks or hazards. Negligent security can occur in: Hotels Grocery or retail stores Restaurants Malls Parking garages Apartment complexes How Is Negligent Security Proven? If you were a victim of negligent security, in order to prove…
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Attorney Stanley Davis Awards Scholarships to Three Local Students

The Law Office of Stanley A. Davis is proud to announce that we have selected three Tennessee students to receive our Pay It Forward Scholarship this year. We take pride in supporting our local community; accordingly, this scholarship was offered to undergraduate students who could demonstrate their commitment to helping the less fortunate, promoting equality and serving their communities. The three students appeared in person at our Nashville law office, where founder Stanley Davis presented each with a check. This scholarship will help our winners pay for their college education; all three winners are attending Tennessee universities. Originally, this scholarship was offered to just one student, but it proved impossible to choose between our top three applications. About the Recipients of the Pay It Forward Scholarship Each of our three scholarship recipients wrote an essay detailing how our nation’s legal system helped or hindered them in their efforts to serve…
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Morgan Goodson Receives Pay It Forward Scholarship

Morgan Goodson is one of the recipients of the “Pay It Forward” Scholarship offered by the Law Office of Stanley A. Davis. Goodson graduated from Riverdale High School in May 2017, and she will go into her sophomore year at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) this coming Fall. Goodson is a content creator for The Odyssey at MTSU where she writes weekly articles. She also participates in a nonprofit Christian Ministry on MTSU’s campus called Young Life. For volunteer work, Goodson works in the preschool and nursery at Christian Life Church two or three times a month and beginning in the fall she will be pursing an internship with the church as well. She also enjoys wrapping presents for A Soldiers Child through the church. Additionally, she helps out with the Prison Ministry at New Vision Baptist Church. Goodson is currently majoring in Social Work with a Spanish minor. After…
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