Resident fell and suffered a head wound at nursing home. After getting treatment at hospital, resident returned to the nursing home the same day. Six days later she began vomiting, was taken back to the hospital where she died. In the original complaint, Plaintiff sued NHC, the hospital and doctors. Two years later, new counsel […]

The trial court granted Defendants’ motion for summary judgment due to the limitations period having expired. Plaintiff argued the limitations period was tolled by T.C.A. § 28-1-106. The trial court rejected that argument because the resident had granted a durable power of attorney to Plaintiff prior to becoming incompetent. On appeal, the court found that […]

When defendant answered the complaint it alleged the dispute was subject to arbitration and asked for a jury trial. After four months of discovery, Defendant moved to compel arbitration. The trial court denied the motion ruling that Defendant could not withdraw its jury demand without Plaintiffs’ consent. On appeal, the court found that Defendant could […]

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