With the Tennessee appellate court handing down more than 150 tort decisions every year, Tennessee attorneys must be aware of the most significant cases.
Whether you're representing a plaintiff to get the highest possible judgment or settlement, are trying to defeat a claim or get the lowest possible judgment while representing a defendant, or trying to keep a case from going to trial -- you don't want to miss the all-new audio conference from Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Tennessee Tort Law Update: Major Appellate Court Decisions You Can't Afford to Miss.
In just 60 minutes, you'll learn how recent tort rulings apply to your current caseload and get answers to such questions as:
- For purposes of summary judgment, what is required to shift the burden of production to a non-moving party who bears the burden of proof at trial?
- Does a "designated driver" owe a duty to his or her intoxicated passenger?
- Is sensory observation of an event causing serious injury or death to a loved one required for a negligent infliction of emotional distress claim?
- Can a hospital be held liable for the negligent acts of its independent contractor physicians?
- Can an employer, who is allegedly liable solely under the doctrine of respondeat superior, be held liable when the statute of repose has run as to their agent/physician who is accused of medical malpractice?
- Does the saving statute save a products liability action, which was filed within the applicable statutes of limitations and repose, then voluntarily non-suited and refiled within the one-year period provided by the savings statute but after the expiration of the 10-year statute of repose for products liability suits?
- Is the "simple tool" doctrine still viable in Tennessee?
Your audio conference presenter, editor of your Tennessee Tort Law Letter, Donald Capparella, will shed light on the most critical tort cases impacting your practice, including such topics as:
- Comparative fault
- Medical malpractice
- Products liability
- Negligent infliction of emotional distress
- Summary judgment
- Expert testimony
- Statutes of limitations and repose
Tennessee Tort Law Update: Major Appellate Court Decisions You Can't Afford to Miss
is just $97.