Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Appellate Court Opinions

Format: 12/18/2014
Format: 12/18/2014
Alfred Carroll Jones and Betty Jones, v. City of Johnson City, Tennessee
03A01-9506-CV-00196

This suit was brought against the City of Johnson City(Johnson City) pursuant to the Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act (GTLA), T.C.A. § 29-20-101, et seq. The plaintiff, 1 The wife's claim was for loss of services, companionship, consortium, etc. 2 Alfred Carroll Jones (Jones), was injured while working at the Towne Acres Elementary School, a facility owned and operated by Johnson City. At the time of the injury, the school was closed while an addition was being built to the existing structure. The trial court granted Johnson City's motion for summary judgment, holding that Jones expressly assumed the risk of his injury and "as a matter of law that [Johnson City] owed no legal duty to" Jones based on the undisputed facts. Jones and his wife, the
plaintiff Betty Jones1, appeal, raising the following issues:

Court of Appeals 10/02/95
First Tennessee Bank National Association, v. C.T. Resorts Company, Inc., C. Gary Triggs, and James C. Childrers
03A01-9503-CH-00102

First Tennessee has filed a petition for rehearing. The petition basically argues two points: first, that the undisputed material facts show that the defendants did not timely assert their claims of misrepresentation, and hence waived them; and second, that we erred in construing the parties' "First Modification, Renewal, and Extension Agreement and Apointment of Successor Trustee."

Knox County Court of Appeals 10/02/95
Rick Haynes and Karen Haynes, v. John Walker and wife Rosa Mae Walker and Harold Woods
03A01-9504-CH-00133

The Plaintiffs, Rick Haynes and his wife Karen Haynes, initially sued their adjacent landowners, Defendants John Walker and wife Rosa Mae Walker and Harold Woods. The Plaintiffs sought a declaration that they were entitled to a right-of-way to gain access to tract 8 of the Clint Jones property, a 15.72-acre tract owned by them in Jefferson County. Thereafter, Michael Woods and his wife Paula Young Woods, who acquired a portion of Harold Woods property, were added as party Defendants by an agreed order.

Jefferson County Court of Appeals 10/02/95
J.T. Holt, and wife Gertrude Holt and Dennis Holt, v. Opal Tolliver and Freddy L. Smelcer
03A01-9505-CH-00161

This is a suit to determine the boundary line between the Plaintiffs' and the Defendants' property and to confirm that the Plaintiffs have a right-of-way over the property of the Defendants.

Greene County Court of Appeals 10/02/95
03A01-9506-CH-00190
Court of Appeals 09/29/95
03A01-9506-CH-00207
Court of Appeals 09/29/95
03A01-9506-CV-00199
Knox County Court of Appeals 09/29/95
X2010-0000-XX-X00-XX
Washington County Court of Appeals 09/29/95
01C01-9501-CR-00004
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/28/95
01C01-9502-CC-00039
Williamson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/28/95
03A01-9505-CV-00145
Court of Appeals 09/28/95
Frank Bell, v. Christine Bradley, et al.
01A01-9506-CH-00273

This is an appeal by petitioner, Frank Bell, from the chancellor's judgment dismissing Mr. Bell's petition for writ of certiorari. The chancellor dismissed the petition on the ground that it "was not timely filed."

Davidson County Court of Appeals 09/27/95
01C01-9308-CR-00269
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
01C01-9303-CR-00105
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
01C01-9407-CR-00242
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
01C01-9409-CR-00305
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
01C01-9410-CR-00366
Davidson County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
02C01-9307-CC-00143
Dyer County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
02C01-9308-CC-00179
Madison County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
02C01-9406-CR-00107
Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
02C01-9411-CR-00259
Shelby County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
02C01-9411-CV-00260
McNairy County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
Cyril v. Fraser
02C01-9412-CC-00277
Fayette County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
03C01-9402-CR-00061
Sevier County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95
03C01-9408-CR-00293
Sullivan County Court of Criminal Appeals 09/27/95