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Raybin Tennessee Supreme Court Hot List

The Hot List reviews cases which have been recently granted review by the Tennessee Supreme Court to help attorneys keep up with trending legal issues and anticipate potential changes in the law. The Hot List offers a prediction as to how each case might be decided.

Insurance Payments to General Contractors

January 22, 2021

Case:  Affordable Construction Serv. v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co. Facts:  In this federal diversity case, Construction Company seeks the recovery of money from Insurance Company allegedly due under a purported construction contract between Construction Company and an HOA. The HOA had property insured by Insurance Company, who hired Construction Company for repairs. Construction Company alleges that […]

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Loss of Consortium in Claims Commission Cases

January 22, 2021

Case:  Steven Kampmeyer, Et Al. v. State of Tennessee Facts:  Husband filed a claim for damages against the State in the Division of Claims Administration regarding a car accident. The claim was transferred to the Claims Commission, and then Husband and Wife filed a joint complaint for damages in which Wife asserted a claim for […]

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Prosecutorial Misconduct

January 22, 2021

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Edward Walsh Facts:  Defendant contends that the prosecutor made an improper statement in closing argument. Defendant did not make a contemporaneous objection at trial but did raise the issue in his motion for new trial. Appellate Decision:  The intermediate court applied a plain error standard and concluded “no unequivocal rule […]

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Gang Evidence and Premeditation

January 22, 2021

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Jeremy Reynolds Facts:  Defendant was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Over the defense’s objection, the State introduced evidence of gang affiliation “for the purposes of establishing the Defendant’s identity and completing the story.” Appellate Decision:  The intermediate court first held there was no evidence of premeditation. Although the evidence circumstantially […]

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Statutory Damages Cap

January 22, 2021

Case:  Cynthia E. Yebuah et al. v. Center for Urological Treatment, PLC Facts:  In this health care liability case, a jury awarded Patient $4 million in noneconomic damages and $500,000 to Spouse for loss of consortium. The Defendant argued that the statutory damage cap should reduce the totality of the award to $750,000. The trial […]

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