Tennessee Panel Affirms Defense Summary Judgment In Slip-And-Fall Case
(May 5, 2016, 10:32 AM EDT) -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee Court of Appeals panel on April 25 affirmed the grant of summary judgment to a store and a mall owner in a fatal slip-and-fall case, finding that the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur did not apply and that the incident was not reasonably foreseeable (Cooper Singletary, et al. v. Gatlinburlier, Inc., et al., No. E2015-01621-COA-R3-CV, Tenn. App., Knoxville; 2016 Tenn. App. LEXIS 278).
(Opinion available. Document #77-160511-013Z.)
While visiting the Gatlinburlier Tobacconist tobacco shop in the Mountain Mall in Gatlinburg, Tenn.,...