Cases of Note

Significant decisions.

McPherson v. William E. George, Inc., 2010 Tenn. App. LEXIS 276

April 20th, 2010

Defendant purchaser appealed from a judgment of the Chancery Court for Shelby County, Tennessee, which granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiff seller against the purchaser, but held in favor of the auctioneer against the seller, and ordered the purchaser to pay damages to the seller for its breach of the sales agreement and permitted the auctioneer to retain the earnest money. read more »

Fowlkes v. Crye-Leike, Inc., Case No. 4:08-CV-4161 BSM, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS, WESTERN DIVISION, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24553; 93 Empl. Prac. Dec. (CCH) P43,855

March 16th, 2010

The court granted summary judgment to the firm's client and dismissed the claim of Plaintiff based on race and gender discrimination. read more »

Baptist Memorial Hospital v. Argo Construction Corp., 308 S.W.3d 337; 2009 Tenn. App., Appeal denied by Baptist Mem. Hosp. v. Argo Constr. Corp., 2010 Tenn. LEXIS 179 (Tenn., Feb. 22, 2010)

February 22nd, 2010

 In an action arising from a drainage improvement project, cross-plaintiff general contractor sought indemnity from cross-defendant subcontractor, which manufactured and provided concrete pipe. The Circuit Court for Shelby County, Tennessee, granted the subcontractor's motion for summary judgment. The general contractor appealed.  read more »