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UPDATE ON RECOVERABLE MEDICAL EXPENSES IN TENNESSEE PERSONAL INJURY CASES
This is an update of a previous post on this site dated June 8, 2016, entitled "The Recovery of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Cases...
COURT SAYS NO EMOTIONAL-DISTRESS DAMAGES FOR NEGLIGENCE CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE ALONE
On March 29, 2017, the Tennessee Court of Appeals released an opinion clarifying that emotional-distress damages arising from negligent...
TENNESSEE COURT OF APPEALS UPHOLDS $250,000 VERDICT AGAINST GROCERY STORE FOR RESTROOM INJURY
In Glascow v. K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., No
COURT ALLOWS VOLUNTEER ROOFER'S CLAIM TO PROCEED TO TRIAL AFTER HIS FALL FROM METAL ROOF
In Reynolds v. Rich, No. E2015-12245-COA-R3-CV, filed July 22, 2016, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment in favor...
TWO RECENT TORT CASES DISMISSED DUE TO LACK OF FORESEEABILITY
A couple of recent cases from Tennessee's Court of Appeals illustrate the role of foreseeability--whether an accident or injury was...
SLAIN SECURITY GUARD'S WIDOW CAN'T SUE APARTMENT COMPLEX FOR HUSBAND'S DEATH
If you want to read an opinion that illustrates the potential complexity of premises liability law in Tennessee, the recent case of...
THE RECOVERY OF MEDICAL EXPENSES IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES - IS THE TRADITIONAL RULE ABOUT TO CHANGE?
A few days ago, the Tennessee Court of Appeals filed its opinion in the case of Jean Dedmon vs. Debbie Steelman, et al., No....
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