Cases of Note

Significant decisions.

Etheridge v. YMCA, 2012 Tenn. App. LEXIS 54

January 27th, 2012

The minor was injured in June 2008 when a sink, installed in November 2004, shattered. Suit was initially filed in June 2009. The trial court granted summary judgment to defendants based upon the construction statute of repose, Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-202. The injured's minority did not toll Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-202, based not only upon the clear language of the statute, but also upon the pronouncement that Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-1-106 could not operate to toll statutes of repose. Also, there existed no question of fact as to the date of substantial ... read more »