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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.

Unlawful Detainers

April 13, 2020

Case: Belgravia Square, LLC v. Melvin White, et al. Facts: Borrower refused to vacate his property after it was sold to Company at a foreclosure auction, so Company filed an unlawful detainer action in general sessions court. Company prevailed, and Borrower appealed to circuit court while retaining possession of the property. Company moved for a […]

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Negligent Insurance Procurement Suits

April 13, 2020

Case: Talat Parveen Et Al. v. ACG South Insurance Agency, LLC Et Al. Facts: Plaintiffs contacted an insurance agent to procure a new umbrella insurance policy with the same terms as their existing one, which included excess uninsured motorist coverage. Such coverage was not included, but they payed premiums and renewed the policy for several […]

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Opioid Lawsuits

April 13, 2020

Case: Jared Effler Et Al. v. Purdue Pharma L.P. Et Al. Facts: Several District Attorneys and two minor children sued certain drug manufacturers under the Tennessee Drug Dealer Liability Act, alleging the redirection of a drug from a proper use to an illicit use. The trial court dismissed the case, holding that the Act does […]

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Teacher Tenure Act

February 28, 2020

Case: Melanie Lemon v. Williamson County Schools, Et Al. Facts: A former tenured teacher sued the county school board and three administrators for wrongful termination, among other things, alleging she was “bullied” and forced to resign. The trial court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss because the teacher had resigned and was no longer a […]

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Illegal Sentences

February 28, 2020

Case: State of Tennessee v. Yodelkis Contreras Facts: Defendant pled guilty to aggravated robbery and was sentenced to 10 years of probation, which was an unauthorized sentence pursuant to TCA 40-35-303. When he violated probation, the trial court revoked probation and imposed a sentence of   10 years’ confinement. Defendant appealed, contending that the trial court […]

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