Does comparative fault still apply for direct negligence claims when the employer has admitted vicarious liability? In its recent ruling on a Tenn. R. App. P. 10 Extraordinary Appeal, the Tennessee Court of Appeals has answered “yes.” As a result of the recent ruling in Jones v. Windham, the Court of Appeals has rejected the so-called preemption rule, barring direct negligence...read more
We mourn the passing of Justice Connie Clark and are grateful for her unwavering service to Tennessee’s judiciary and legal community.
Justice Clark at her 2005 swearing-in to the Tenn. Supreme Court, w/ Jeanie Nelson, Gov. Bredesen, Margaret Behm, Julian Bibb, and Harlan Dodson. https://t.co/09nZ2BRfvL