Mother Files Lawsuit Against Scott County Sheriff For 2016 Jailhouse Death Of Her Son

Donna Jean Sexton-Pemberton filed a $5 million lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Scott County, Tennessee, and its sheriff, Ronnie Phillips, for the July 20, 2016 death of her son, Benny Shane Pemberton. Lance Baker of The Baker Law Firm, is representing Ms. Sexton-Pemberton in the litigation. Learn about how a cut on Benny’s foot

Former Hamblen County inmate files $5M Civil Rights Violation Lawsuit Over Beating By Fellow Inmate

Lance Baker of The Baker Law Firm is representing Jeremy Garcia, a Knox County man who alleges he received a jailhouse beating in 2015 severe enough to cause memory loss and ongoing depression and in which he suffered multiple facial fractures. Garcia alleges that his jailers did little or nothing to protect him from more

Gatlinburg 2016 Wildfire Losses Prompt Lawsuit Against National Park Service

Attorney Lance Baker, founding attorney at The Baker Law Firm, is acting as co-counsel in a 148-page lawsuit suing the National Park Service for its negligence in failing to contain the Chimney Tops 2 wildfire inside the Great Smokey Mountains National Park in November 2016. The fires ultimately swept through Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee, killing

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