Tennessee Appellate Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Slip-And-Fall Suit
(July 28, 2016, 10:20 AM EDT) -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— A Tennessee appellate panel on July 25 ruled that a trial court was right to grant a hospital summary judgment in a slip-and-fall suit because the plaintiffs failed to show that the hospital had constructive knowledge of the hazard that caused the fall (Carla Landrum, et al. v. Methodist Medical Center, et al., No. E2015-01733-COA-R3-CV, Tenn. App.; 2016 Tenn. App. LEXIS 522).
(Opinion available. Document #77-160727-030Z.)
The Court of Appeals panel said, “[W]ithout any additional evidence as to the source of the puddle or...