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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

New Opinion: Dismissal of Plaintiff's Case Overturned on Appeal

The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently issued its opinion in Cordell v. Cleveland Tennessee Hospital, LLC, No. M2016-01466-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 2, 2017).  The syllabus from the slip opinion states as follows:
The trial court, pursuant to a motion to dismiss filed by defendants, dismissed the plaintiff’s lawsuit because she did not comply with certain aspects of the Tennessee Healthcare Liability Act incident to the filing of her original complaint. Because we do not construe the allegations in the original complaint as presenting any health care liability claims, we reverse the trial court’s dismissal of this lawsuit and remand for further proceedings consistent with this Opinion.
Here is a link to the slip opinion:


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