Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 04/25/2015
Format: 04/25/2015
Sandra K. Lewis, and husband, Carlton Lewis, v. Jason M. Pendergrass and R. Eugene Pendergrass
03A01- 9510- CV- 00369
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Trial Court Judge: Judge Herschel P. Franks

The determinative issue on appeal as framed by the appellant is: [Whether] the defendants were deprived of a fair and impartial jury because of Juror Rankin's failure to respond truthfully on voir dire and further, because Juror Rankin and plaintiffs' counsel both failed to reveal a recent attorney/client relationship and an upcoming trial wherein plaintiffs' counsel would be a crucial witness on behalf of Juror Rankin.

Court of Appeals 04/03/96
Allstate Insurance Company, v. Mary Louis Davis, John Rasnic, Carolyn Rasnic, and Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Companies
03A01-9512-C-00426
Authoring Judge: Judge Herschel Pickens Franks
Trial Court Judge: Judge Conrad Troutman

In this declaratory judgment action, plaintiff, insurance company, sought a declaration that its insured, John H. Rasnic, was not an insured under its policy for the accident occuring between the Rasnic and Davis motor vehicles. Specifically, the complaint alleged that Rasnic had violated the policy provision:

We must be notified promptly of how, when, and where the accident or loss happened. Notice should also include the names and addresses of any injuried persons and of any witness. Allstate would assert that while the accident occurred on December 1, 1993, they did not receive notice until June 24, 1994.

Court of Appeals 04/03/96
Margaret Schindler Haas v. Michael Lee Haas
02A01-9604-CV-00073
Authoring Judge: Judge David J. Farmer
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The appellant has filed a petition for rehearing stating that this Court’s opinion failed to address the request in her brief that she be awarded attorney’s fees incurred on appeal. After due consideration, the appellant’s request for an award of attorney’s fees occurred on appeal is denied.

Shelby County Court of Appeals 04/01/96
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Knox County Court of Appeals 03/29/96
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Washington County Court of Appeals 03/29/96
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Washington County Court of Appeals 03/29/96
03C01-9112-CR-00414
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Trial Court Judge: J. Kenneth Porter
Cocke County Court of Appeals 03/29/96
Was Not Directly Addressed In Wyatt v. A-Best Company, 910 S.W.2D
03A01-9508-CV-00280
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Knox County Court of Appeals 03/29/96
Was Not Directly Addressed In Wyatt v. A-Best Company, 910 S.W.2D
03A01-9508-CV-00280
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Knox County Court of Appeals 03/29/96