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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Another Post-Hannan Summary Judgment Case

The Court of Appeals recently decided Condra v. Bradley County, Tenn., No. E2007-01290-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 28, 2009). This case offers an analysis of when a court is to grant summary judgment to a party, particularly in a GTLA case.

Here's the link to the case:
http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/OPINIONS/TCA/PDF/091/condrajopn.pdf

New Case on Hospital Lien Statute

The Court of Appeals has held that a hospital's lien is not reduced by one-third for plaintiff's attorney's fee when the recovery is sufficient to pay the hospital's lien and the attorney's fee. The case is Breazeale v. Hensley, E2008-00234-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 28, 2009).

Here's the link to the case:

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Inauguration Day

This is a proud and hopeful day for all Americans. Whether you voted for Mr. Obama or not, he is now our president. We need to support him as best we can.

May God continue to bless America.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Saturday, January 10, 2009

A Great Web Site

The Traffic Accident Reconstruction Origin's Web site has many useful tools and a lot of information. I discovered it today.

Saturday, January 03, 2009

Three-Year Anniversary

Wow! This blog is three years old. I started it in January 2006.

Thanks to all of you who read this blog on a regular basis. I appreciate it.

ABA Principles for Juries and Jury Trials

The American Jury Project, on behalf of the American Bar Association, promulgated the Principles for Juries and Jury Trials. This information -- especially Principle 11 -- might help improve the trial process, if it is shared with the judge before trial.

Here's the link, to wit: