Case: Derrick Hussey, et al. v. Michael Woods, et al. Issue: How should paternity be decided to determine proper plaintiff in wrongful death case? Facts: Mother gave birth to Child out of wedlock. Putative … [Read more...]
Raybin Tennessee Supreme Court Hot List
Ben Raybin and David Raybin edit the Tennessee Supreme Court Hot List which will keep you informed about the recent grants of review in both civil and criminal cases and what it may mean to your practice.
The following list addresses all pending cases where review was granted in order of the date of grant of review. Since cases often involve multiple issues and the Court generally does not specify which ones are of concern, the issues identified below may not always be the ones addressed in the Court's opinions.
CASES PENDING REVIEW IN THE SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE:
Case: State of Tennessee v. Walter H. Webb Issue: How should sentencing courts apply the “dangerous offender” sentencing factor? Facts: Defendant’s sentences were ordered to run consecutively, in part … [Read more...]
Case: Ewin B. Jenkins et al v. Big City Remodeling et al. Issue: How much evidence of causation must a plaintiff produce to survive summary judgment? Facts: Owners hired Contractor to build a house, which hired … [Read more...]
Case: Elizabeth Eberbach v. Christopher Eberbach Issue: When should attorney fees be granted on appeal? Facts: Following their divorce, Father claimed he is not responsible for children’s medical expenses … [Read more...]
Case: Cassidy Lynne Aragon v. Reynaldo Manuel Aragon Issue: What is a “reasonable purpose” for custodial parent relocation? Facts: Father petitioned to relocate to Arizona for an employment opportunity. … [Read more...]
Case: William Thomas McFarland v. Michael S. Pemberton et al Issue: What is the proper procedure for challenging a candidate’s residency qualifications? Facts: William McFarland and Michael Pemberton were the … [Read more...]