The Law Office of Daniel A. Horwitz, Esq.

Crime Victim and Personal Injuries

Nashville attorney Daniel Horwitz, left, and Davidson County Criminal Court Clerk Howard Gentry talk after a hearing where Horwitz presented a case for the mass expungement of 350,000 cases (involving 128,000 people). (Photo: Shelley Mays / The Tennessean)

Daniel Horwitz represents victims who have suffered serious injuries as a result of criminal or other misconduct in Tennessee, including victims of wrongful death, assault, drunk driving, and other offenses.  Selected case history appears below.

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1.  Shaundelle Brooks/Abede DaSilva v. Jeffrey Reinking—Davidson County Circuit Court/U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (settlements in case involving third-party transfer of firearm used in mass shooting)

Selected Case Documents:

Amended Complaint of Shaundelle Brooks, individually, and next-of-kin to Akilah DaSilva

Abede DaSilva’s Memorandum in Support of Partial Summary Judgment

Plaintiff’s Statement of Undisputed Material Facts

Jeffrey Reinking’s Responses to Plaintiff’s First Set of Interrogatories

*Agreed Order of Settlement and Compromise

*Settlement Order/Stipulation of Dismissal

Selected Media Coverage:

-The Tennessean: Victim’s family reaches settlement in suit against Waffle House shooting suspect’s father

-News Channel 5: Lawsuits involving Waffle House shooter’s father settled

-WSMV: Family of Waffle House shooting victim reaches settlement, dismisses two lawsuits

-The Tennessean: Waffle House shooting victim’s mom files $100M wrongful death suit against Reinkings

-WKRN: Waffle House lawsuit resolved

-The Tennessean: Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking liable in wrongful death suit, judge says

-The Tennessean: Father of Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking charged with gun crime

-The Tennessean: Waffle House shooting witness who watched brother die sues suspect’s father

-WKRN Channel 2: What do the indictments mean for lawsuits filed against Reinking, dad?

2.  Stone, et al. v. Amason—Davidson County Circuit Court ($304,000.00 award arising from dog attack)

Selected Case Documents:

Settlement Order (1/2)/Settlement Order (2/2) 

Notice of Satisfaction of $304,000.00 Judgment

Selected Media Coverage:

-News Channel 5: Dog escapes backyard, attacks 4, including child, in Madison

-WSMV: 3 attacked by pit bull in Madison

-WKRN: Baby, teen among 3 injured in Madison dog attack

-Fox 17: 911 calls detail horrifying scene as dog attacks child, three others in Nashville

3.  Conese Halliburton v. Michael Reynolds—U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee ($1 million judgment against NYPD Officer who broke into Nashville woman’s home)

Selected Case Documents:

*Final Order Granting $1 Million Judgment

Plaintiff’s Complaint

Transcript of Plea Hearing, Davidson County Criminal Court

Transcript of Sentencing Hearing, Davidson County Criminal Court

Selected Media Coverage:

-The Tennessean: Ex-NYPD cop who terrorized Nashville residents during break-in must pay $1M, judge rules

-WKRN: Ex-NYPD officer ordered to pay $1M after breaking into 12South home, using racial slurs

-New York Times: Officer Who Admitted Making Racist Threat Quits After an Uproar

-ABC: Woman files $5 million suit against officer who broke into her home, yelled racial slurs

-The Tennessean: Airbnb terror ends in jail time for drunk NYPD cop who broke into Nashville home, threatened residents

-New York Post: Racist ex-NYPD cop who broke into stranger’s Nashville home files for bankruptcy

-WSMV: NYPD officer arrested for assaulting Nashville family while he was on vacation resigns

-The Tennessean: Woman files $5M lawsuit against ex-NYPD cop who broke into her Nashville home and threatened her

-CNN: Tennessee woman wants a New York police officer who barged into her home and was accused of a racial slur to be fired

-New York Post: Activists want NYPD cop Michael Reynolds fired for racist tirade in Nashville

-US News and World Report: NYPD Officer Accused of Home Break-In, Attack Enters Plea

-NBC News: A white NYPD officer broke into a black woman’s home and threatened her. Activists want him fired.


-Reason: New York Cop Finally Quits—More Than a Year After He Broke Into a Woman’s Home and Threatened Her

-The Grio: White NYPD officer, who spewed racist threats to a Black woman after breaking into her home, resigns

-The Tennessean: NYPD cop takes a plea deal after breaking into a Nashville house next to his Airbnb

-WTVF: Attorney: Resignation of NYPD cop in Nashville racist attack long overdue

4.  Sanzon v. McLemore—Davidson County Circuit Court (insurance policy limits settlement in wrongful death case resulting from intoxicated driver)

Plaintiff’s Complaint

Plaintiff’s Memorandum in Support of Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings

Plaintiff’s Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment