Agents and Insurers Beware! Tennessee Law is Not Always on Your Side

July 26th, 2011   •   Comments Off on Agents and Insurers Beware! Tennessee Law is Not Always on Your Side   

In Morrison v. Allen, the Tennessee Supreme Court recently addressed several important issues related to an insurance agent’s duties and potential liabilities. Morrison obtained a term life insurance policy with a two-year incontestability clause, preventing the insurer from denying coverage because of any misrepresentations. Later, Morrison became concerned with his coverage level and met with… Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Law on When a Principal May Be Sued for Vicarious Liability for the Acts of Its Agent

February 1st, 2011   •   Comments Off on Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Law on When a Principal May Be Sued for Vicarious Liability for the Acts of Its Agent   

In Abshure v. Methodist Healthcare-Methodist Hospitals, 325 S.W.3d 98 (Tenn. Oct. 20, 2010), the Tennessee Supreme Court clarified and expanded the situations in which an employer can be held vicariously liable for the acts of its employees. The Abshure plaintiffs filed suit against a hospital based upon the conduct of emergency room physicians.

Will Bell Addresses Training Conference on the Probate Process

October 11th, 2010   •   Comments Off on Will Bell Addresses Training Conference on the Probate Process   

Jackson, TN (January 7, 2013) – Will Bell, an attorney with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC (Rainey Kizer) provided attorneys and others involved in the probate process with updated information on managing the process from start to finish.  He spoke during a recently completed Jackson training conference presented by National Business Institute. In 2011,… Read More

Latosha Dexter and Cory Brown to Address Healthcare HR Administrators

October 11th, 2010   •   Comments Off on Latosha Dexter and Cory Brown to Address Healthcare HR Administrators   

Memphis, TN – Latosha Dexter and Cory Brown, attorneys in theMemphis office of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC (Rainey Kizer), presented an update on 2012 employment law changes and HR related healthcare issues during the December holiday meeting of the West Tennessee Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (WTSHHRA). At Rainey Kizer, Dexter’s practice… Read More

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