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Achieving historic client returns through selectivity and symmetry

WHO: Brian Manookian (link includes significant background information, achievements, awards, etc). 36 years old Founding partner at Cummings Manookian, a preeminent Nashville plaintiff’s law firm in the field of healthcare and medical malpractice.   WHAT: Achieving historic client returns through selectivity and symmetry.   HOW: Background After graduating from one of the nation’s top law [...]

November 1st, 2017|Blog|

Brian Manookian Catches Auto Crash on Music Row Law Firm’s Security Cameras

This is the kind of music row hit nobody wants.   Another crash in a familiar problem spot, Music Square West and Chet Atkins Place. Security cameras caught this scary rollover crash at the intersection back in June, over last year Metro police responded to 24 crashes just along this half mile stretch. More than [...]

September 12th, 2016|Auto Accident, Blog, Personal Injury|

Cummings Manookian Security Camera Catches Scary Music Row Rollover Crash

  Security cameras captured a scary rollover crash on music row earlier this week, and now Channel 4 has learned, this is not the first time a serious collision has happened at that intersection. Channel 4's Kevin Trager looks into why so many crashes are happening in the exact same spot. Take a look at [...]

June 10th, 2016|Auto Accident, Blog, Personal Injury|

Local attorneys buy 100-year-old Music Row building

Law partners Brian Manookian and Brian Cummings paid $1.3 million for a century-old building on Music Row. Cummings Manookian PLC will move its law offices to the two-story, 4,000-square foot building at 45 Music Square W., according to The Tennessean. Source:

March 14th, 2016|Blog|

Century-Old Music Row Property Purchased For $1.3 Million

Jessica Nicholson • March 11, 2016 • 45 Music Sq. W. Photo: Google Maps Attorneys Brian Manookian and Brian Cummings have purchased a century-old Music Row property for $1.3 million, MusicRow has confirmed. According to property tax records, the two-story building, located at 45 Music Square W., was constructed in 1905. The property was purchased from Whitehardt Properties, LLC. Manookian and Cummings plan to relocate their law [...]

March 12th, 2016|Blog|

Cummings Manookian PLC acquires Century-old Music Row office building

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Building is one the same block as Nashville's historic RCA Studio A. "This is one the few remaining historic buildings left on that Midtown stretch of Music Row," said plaintiff lawyer Brian Manookian. A pair of local attorneys has paid $1.3 million for a more than century-old Music Row building where they plan to move [...]

March 12th, 2016|Blog|

Cummings Manookian: District Attorney Glenn Funk Fights Deposition Request

District Attorney Glenn Funk and crisis communication consultant Bill Fletcher are both fighting against requests to be deposed in the David Chase civil lawsuit. Documents obtained by the Channel 4 I-Team show both Funk and Fletcher have hired private attorneys to keep from having to give depositions in the contentious lawsuit. Chase, a prominent developer, [...]

November 19th, 2015|Blog, Defamation|

Is It Actionable When a Manufacturer Drops a Retailer?

As we have seen with Pandora, it’s not uncommon for big brands to drop small jewelers from their network once their name grows. (And sometimes retailers will stop selling once-hot lines when they cool off.) This rankles many jewelers, who complain they have spent time and money building a line in a local market only to have [...]

October 13th, 2015|Blog, Diamond Lawsuit, Jewelry Lawsuit|

Nashville Developer David Chase in Court for Hearing

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - David Chase, a well-known Nashville developer, was in court on Friday for a motion to dismiss his entire case. Chase is facing multiple charges, including domestic violence and DUI. Chase's attorneys argued before Judge Steve Dozier that domestic assault charges against their client should be dropped because they claimed the star witness, [...]

October 5th, 2015|Blog, Defamation|

What to do, and not to do, following a car or truck accident

 What should I do following a car accident? First and foremost, get seen and examined by a health care professional as soon as possible.  If you don’t, the insurance company is sure to argue that not seeking prompt medical attention is proof that you weren’t actually hurt. On the scene, cooperate fully with the police [...]

June 19th, 2015|Auto Accident, Blog, Personal Injury|