NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Tennessee has affirmed a trial court's ruling that granted an interlocutory appeal to a property owner in an unlawful detainer case.
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NASHVILLE (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Tennessee ruled in a Dec. 20 opinion that, based on the wording and circumstances surrounding the accident, an agreement signed by a rehabilitation center patient who fell getting into a van operated by a third-party medical transportation company does not prohibit the patient from suing the transport company.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsine) – The Supreme Court of Tennessee at Knoxville has upheld the Chancery Court for Knox County’s ruling that a North Carolina attorney wasn’t incapacitated from responding or defending against a disciplinary complaint.
Two judges who have been leaders in the struggle to rescue lives and communities affected by substance abuse were among the honorees at the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals’ 14th Annual Recovery Court Conference, held recently in Murfreesboro.
Washington County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Robert Lincoln has been named the 2018 recipient of the McCain-Abernathy Award.
For the first time in over 20 years, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered an increase in the amount paid to lawyers representing indigent parties in criminal and child welfare cases.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Tennessee Supreme Court has remanded a health care liability case back to the trial court after ruling that a woman whose infant died days after birth can’t add Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District as a new defendant.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Nov. 17 that in personal injury cases, “reasonable charges” for medical treatment are what the medical providers charge, not what the insurance company ends up paying.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a medical authorization sent pre-lawsuit doesn’t have to be Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant to be valid.
The Tennessee Supreme Court this month decided to overturn a chancery court's decision, instead ruling that workers' compensation could not cover a man's overdose-induced death.
In October, the state’s high court determined that a ruling by a Chattanooga trial judge was premature. The judge ruled in March that the attempt by state lawmakers to restrict non-economic damages in personal injury cases was a violation of the Tennessee Constitution.
Gary Wade to lead Lincoln Memorial University's John J. Duncan Jr. School of Law following his Sept. 8 retirement
Justice Gary Wade's replacement will appointed by governor, confirmed by state legislature
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – In a retention election that drew national attention, Tennessee voters on Thursday delivered new eight-year terms to all three incumbent Supreme Court justices who sought retention to the five-member court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – With the retention election less than a week away, three Tennessee Supreme Court justices appointed by a Democratic governor are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to ensure they keep their seats on the state’s highest court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) -- Two Memphis judges, two private attorneys and a law professor are among the five applicants for a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) -- Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice Holder announced Wednesday she will retire after more than 17 years on the state's high court.
Holder NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - The Tennessee Supreme Court this week sided with a patient in a lawsuit filed by two doctors alleging malicious prosecution.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Two nonpartisan groups are coming out in support of the Tennessee Supreme Court for adopting new ethics rules for its judges.
Clark NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - The Tennessee Supreme Court has adopted new ethics rules for judges that specifically outline recusal procedures, among other things.