Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 10/21/2017
Format: 10/21/2017
First American National Bank, v. J.M.D. Bransford
01A01-9503-CH-00109
Authoring Judge: Judge Samuel L. Lewis
Trial Court Judge: Chancellor Robert S. Brandt

This is an appeal by defendant, J.M.D. Bransford, from the trial court's granting of the motion for summary judgment of plaintiff, First American National Bank (Bank), and resulting judgment in the bank's favor on a promissory note made by defendant Bransford as a co-maker.

Davidson County Court of Appeals 09/13/95
Stephen Patterson vs. Susan Patterson
W1999-01544-COA-R3-CV
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Alan E. Highers
Trial Court Judge: Walter L. Evans
Shelby County Court of Appeals 09/11/95
Casa Juvenile Services Association, Inc. and Tennessee Department of Human Services v. Loretta NMN Phillips Arrietta and Florencia Arrietta Salgado, in re Dustin Matthew Arrietta
03A01-9503-JV-00099
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge Houston P. Goddard
Trial Court Judge: Judge Mindy Norton Seals

Loretta Phillips Arrietta, mother of Dustin Matthew Arrietta, appeals a judgment of the Juvenile Court for Hamblen County which terminated her parental rights.

Hamblen County Court of Appeals 09/06/95
Janis Oliver-Gill v. Jerry T. Krohn
M2001-02327-COA-R3-CV
Authoring Judge: Judge William B. Cain
Trial Court Judge: Robert E. Lee Davies
This appeal involves a suit brought by the buyer of certain real property against the builder and seller of that home seeking damages for, inter alia, negligent construction. From a jury verdict rendered in favor of the defendant, the plaintiff appeals. We affirm.
Williamson County Court of Appeals 08/26/95
Debord vs. Bledsoe
03A01-9801-CH-00009
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Bledsoe County Court of Appeals 08/15/95
Patrick McCollum v. Dan Huffstutter
M2002-00051-COA-R3-CV
Authoring Judge: Judge W. Frank Crawford
Trial Court Judge: Hamilton V. Gayden, Jr.
This is an appeal from a Judgment on a jury verdict for Plaintiff. Plaintiff sued Defendant on grounds of trespass, abuse of process, and outrageous conduct arising from Defendant's attempt to serve a writ of possession at Plaintiff's place of business. A jury found for Plaintiff on all grounds. Defendant appeals, alleging seven grounds for reversal: (1) The Trial Court erred in not dismissing the complaint on the grounds of an executed Settlement Agreement and Full Release of All Claims; (2) The Trial Court erred in failing to grant a new trial on the grounds of newly discovered evidence; (3) The Trial Court erred in not granting Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment, and in failing to grant the Defendant's Motion for Directed Verdict; (4) The jury verdict should be set aside and the complaint dismissed on the grounds of an oral agreement not to file civil proceedings; (5) The Trial Court erred in failing to give the special instructions requested by the Defendant; (6) The Trial Court erred in not granting a new trial on the grounds of improper conduct by counsel for the Plaintiff; (7) The verdict and remittitur were excessive and given under the influence of passion and prejudice. We affirm.
Davidson County Court of Appeals 07/26/95
03A01-9703-CV-00071
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Court of Appeals 07/21/95
01A01-9502-CV-00031
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Trial Court Judge: Thomas W. Brothers
Davidson County Court of Appeals 07/21/95
Laura Coffey, et al vs. Cherokee Aviation, Inc.
E1999-01037-COA-R3-CV
Authoring Judge: Judge Houston M. Goddard
Trial Court Judge: Harold Wimberly
This is an appeal from a jury verdict finding Cherokee Aviation, Inc. not liable for the deaths of Steven Coffey and Peggy Cowan in a plane crash. Laura Coffey and Peter Cowan, the surviving spouses of the deceased, moved for a new trial on the basis of certain testimony which was admitted or denied admission by the Circuit Court during trial. The Circuit Court denied the motion for a new trial and this appeal ensued. We affirm.
Knox County Court of Appeals 07/13/95
Janet Posner vs. Alan Posner
02A01-9710-CV-00249
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: James F. Russell
Shelby County Court of Appeals 07/13/95
Varner vs. Perryman
03A01-9706-CV-00238
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Court of Appeals 07/12/95
01A01-9512-BC-00556
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Court of Appeals 05/25/95
01A01-9512-BC-00556
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Court of Appeals 05/25/95