February 4, 2019
Is your liability release really a release?Continue Reading »
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently decided a case in favor of a patient who was injured as he was boarding a van operated by a medical transport company. Before boarding the van, the patient signed an agreement with the transportation company which purported to release the company from any liability….
January 7, 2019
Tennessee’s Statutory Cap on Punitive Damages Declared UnconstitutionalContinue Reading »
In 2011, Tennessee enacted a new statute capping awards of punitive damages at $500,000 or double the compensatory damages, whichever is greater. To date, no appellate decisions in any state courts have addressed whether the cap is valid under the Tennessee Constitution. That did not stop a federal court from…