Sunday, September 20, 2015
New Tennessee Supreme Court Opinion Relating to Cases Filed in the Claims Commission, the Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act, and Tenn. Code Ann. sec. 20-1-119
The Tennessee Supreme Court just released its opinion in Moreno v. City of Clarksville, No. 2014-01465-CS-R11-CV (Tenn. Sept. 18, 2015), available at http://www.tncourts.gov/sites/default/files/morenorichard.opn_.pdf (last visited Sept. 20, 2015).
Justice Wade filed a dissenting opinion, which can be found at this link: Moreno v. City of Clarksville, No. 2014-01465-CS-R11-CV (Tenn. Sept. 18, 2015) (Wade, J., dissenting), available at http://www.tncourts.gov/sites/default/files/morenorichardopn_dissent_final.pdf (last visited Sept. 20, 2015).
These are must-read opinions that discuss the interplay between sovereign immunity and comparative fault.