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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 14 May 2012

Tennessee appeals court reverses debt buyer’s win for insufficient evidence

A recent decision by the Tennessee Court of Appeals illustrates the documentation-related challenges faced by creditors and debt buyers in credit card collection actions.

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Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP | USA | 11 Oct 2011

Investigating sexual assault claims - even private colleges are vulnerable

A recent Tennessee federal jury case involving a private university reminds the academy of the critical need to balance fairly the interests of the accused and accuser in investigating sexual assault cases.

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 5 Aug 2011

Tort reform: the verdict is in

When the 107th General Assembly convened this January, the Republican Party controlled the legislature and Governor’s office for the first time in modern Tennessee history.

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 1 Aug 2011

Legislature resurrects summary judgment in Tennessee

During the final days of its 2011 session, the Tennessee General Assembly legislatively overruled two Tennessee Supreme Court decisions by statutorily changing Tennessee's summary judgment standard to more closely track the federal standard.

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Dechert LLP | USA | 27 Jun 2011

Tort reform advances in Tennessee

Readers know that tort reform is an important issue we have posted on before, at the federal and state level.

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Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 9 Jun 2011

Tennessee legislature overturns Supreme Court's summary judgment standard

During the final days of its 2011 session, the Tennessee General Assembly legislatively overruled two Tennessee Supreme Court decisions by statutorily changing Tennessee's summary judgment standard to more closely track the federal standard.

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Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | USA | 26 May 2011

Tennessee lawmakers advance tort reform package

Tennessee lawmakers have approved a tort reform package (HB 2008SB 1522) designed to improve the state's business climate.

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Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC | USA | 25 May 2011

Tennessee legislature reverses Tennessee Supreme Court on employment litigation

On May 21, 2011, the Tennessee Legislature passed legislation that restores a balanced approach to employment litigation in Tennessee.

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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC | USA | 22 Mar 2011

Four states receive waivers from restricted annual limit requirement under PPACA

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) granted waivers from the restricted annual limit requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to four states: Florida, New Jersey, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | USA | 21 Jan 2011

Federal court rules fear of contamination sufficient for standing in RCRA citizen complaint

According to a federal court in Tennessee, fear that contamination will pose a threat to public health or the environment is sufficient for standing in a citizen suit under RCRA.

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