Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 03/28/2017
Format: 03/28/2017
Gerry Sue Hasek v. Donna Keene Holt and Gilreath and Associates
03A01-9706-CV-00210
Authoring Judge: Per Curiam
Trial Court Judge: Judge Wheeler Rosenbalm

This is a legal malpractice action. The Plaintiff alleges that she employed the defendants to reporesent her in a medical malpractice claim against Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, Dr. Robert Hall or the proper party to be sued. Suit was brought against Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee and was, after mediation, eventually settled. Dr. Hall was not sued. The failure to bring an action against Dr. Hall is the basis of this action.

 

Knox County Court of Appeals 01/06/98
Kohn Ashmore, b/n/f Angela Ashmore and Rodney Ashmore v. Hamilton County, Tennessee - Concurring
03A01-9706-CV-00201
Authoring Judge: Judge Don T. McMurray
Trial Court Judge: Judge Robert M. Summitt

The plaintiffs instituted this action against Hamilton County (defendant) charging that the defendant was negligent in maintaining Levi Road in that the county allowed shrubbery to grow along the right-of-way of Levi Road which impaired the vision of persons entering upon the roadway from adjacent properties. No roadway intersection was involved in the accident. The minor plaintiff, Kohn Ashmore, entered upon Levi Road from the lawn of property owned by a Mr. Sands. After a bench trial the trial court entered judgment in favor of the defendant. It is from this judgment that the plaintiffs' appeal. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

Hamilton County Court of Appeals 01/06/98
Josephine Brown, Whitfield Brown, and Earline Culp, v. Dr. Kenneth Kudsk and UT Medical Group, Inc.
02A01-9611-CV-00291
Authoring Judge: Judge Alan E. Highers
Trial Court Judge: Judge Robert L. Childers

This is an appeal from a summary judgment in a medical malpractice case. The trial 2 court entered an order of summary judgment on behalf of Defendant, Dr. Kenneth Kudsk (“Dr. Kudsk”). Plaintiffs, Josephine Brown ( “Brown”), Whitfield Brown, and Earline Culp, appeal the judgment citing, inter alia, errors in the trial court’s granting of summary judgment when the Plaintiffs’ expert affidavits and deposition testimony were proper responsive proof to the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment. For reasons stated herein, we affirm the trial court’s judgment.

Shelby County Court of Appeals 01/02/98
State, ex. rel. Rion vs. Rion
01A01-9704-CV-00194
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Muriel Robinson
Davidson County Court of Appeals 12/31/97
Wigginton vs. Wigginton
01A01-9704-CH-00163
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Court of Appeals 12/31/97
Haulers vs. Burke
03A01-9611-CV-00356
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Bradley County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Boatman's Bank vs. Steven Dunlap
02A01-9607-CH-00166
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Floyd Peete, Jr.
Shelby County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Hammock vs. Sumner Co.
01A01-9710-CV-00600
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Henry F. Todd
Sumner County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Steiner vs. The Parman Corp.
01A01-9705-CV-00233
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge:
Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Barnett vs. Barnett
01A01-9704-CV-00187
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Muriel Robinson
Davidson County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Bragg vs. Metro Gov't.
01A01-9703-CV-00111
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Hamilton V. Gayden, Jr.
Davidson County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
01A01-9701-CH-00035
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Tyrus H. Cobb
Marshall County Court of Appeals 12/30/97
Williams vs. Comer
01A01-9701-CH-00008
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Thomas E. Gray
Sumner County Court of Appeals 12/30/97