In a case where the plaintiff sought damages of $750,000.00 for a broken hip and other injuries, Glassman, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox, P.C. swiftly and efficiently secured summary judgment on behalf of a local business. The Plaintiff alleged that he suffered serious injuries when he fell under a torn exterior awning on the Firm’s client’s property while it was raining. Armed with expertise in Tennessee premises liability law, Memphis trial attorney Lewis Lyons deposed the plaintiff to seek key facts needed to defend the local business. Following the deposition, the Firm promptly filed a Motion for Summary Judgment.
After substantial briefing and oral argument, the Hon. Rhynette Hurd, Tennessee Circuit Court Judge in Memphis, ruled that the Defendant negated essential elements of the Plaintiff’s claim. See Shelby County Circuit Court Docket No. CT-004845-15, Order Granting Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment entered 1/18/17. The Firm achieved a victory for its client in a Memphis, Tennessee premises liability defense claim.
If you own property in Tennessee and need counsel regarding Tennessee premises liability law, including advice on how to prevent claims before they occur, call one of our experienced attorneys today.