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July Issue of Tennessee Tort Law Letter Available

July 22nd, 2016

In the latest  edition of the Tennessee Tort Letter, your editors address developments in Tennessee law
in healthcare liability, personal injury, malicious prosecution, and more. To learn about subscribing, click here.

DPBC attorneys Donald Capparella, Tyler Chance Yarbro, and Elizabeth Sitgreaves serve as editors of the Tennessee Tort Letter.

New Case Law Impacts Collateral Source Rule

July 18th, 2016

On the DPBC Tort Law Blog, new case law impacting the collateral source rule.

The Long and the Tort of It

July 10th, 2016

On the DPBC Tort Law Blog, some recent developments in tort law from the Tennessee General Assembly

Kane’s “Unwell” Article Printed in Special Edition of Board Notes

July 2nd, 2016

Tracy D. Kane’s article “Unwell:  Lawyers and the Art of Practicing Wellness” was re-printed in a special edition of Board Notes, the publication of the Board of Professional Responsibility.  The publication was a unique collaboration between the Board of Professional Responsibility, the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program,  the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, and the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and can be viewed here.

Henry to Lead Seminar on Intersection of Family Law and Contract Law

June 30th, 2016

On July 27, DPBC’s Candi Henry will lead “Contract Law for Tennessee Family Lawyers: Essential Principles for Enforcement of Prenups and MDAs,” a continuing legal education seminar presented by Tennessee Attorneys Memo.

Kane to Chair TPAC Gala

June 30th, 2016

Tracy D. Kane has been named co-chair of the 2016 Tennessee Performing Arts Center Gala along with Julie Allen   This year’s theme, “Something Rotten” pays homage to the Broadway blockbuster of the same name and will take place August 27.  TPAC celebrated the kickoff to its gala with a June 28 event at Nashville architecture firm ESa. Pictures of the event are featured in The Tennesseean.

Kane, a member of the Board of TPAC, focuses her law practice on helping businesses and non-profits develop, operate, and grow their organizations.

Tort Law Blog: no matter where you file it, a time-barred claim is still time-barred

June 27th, 2016

On the DPBC Tort Law Blog, a recent Court of Appeals case discusses general sessions pleadings, nonsuits, and time-barred claims.