Cases of Note

Significant decisions.

Tata v. Nichols, 848 S.W.2d 649 (Tenn. 1993)

January 11th, 1993

PROCEDURAL POSTURE: Appellant, injured claimant, challenged the decision from the court of appeals (Tennessee), which affirmed summary judgment in favor of defendants, vehicle owners and their insurers. The appellate court held that the claimant, who was helping two of the owners with car trouble when an uninsured vehicle rear-ended one of the vehicles, was not an insured within the meaning of the uninsured motorist provision of the owners' policies. read more »