When an individual dies as a result of the wrongful acts of another, there is often a question as to who gets to bring an action against the tortfeasor. Is it the surviving spouse or is it the surviving children? In Tennessee, the law provides the deceased’s right of action passes to that person’s surviving […]
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About Ashley E. Geno
Ms. Geno, an associate, joined the firm in 2015. Her practice focuses on representation of insurers in the investigation of first party claims, first party policy interpretation, bad faith and extra-contractual exposure, arson, misrepresentation and fraud, and first and third party coverage disputes. She also practices in the areas of product liability and premises liability defense.
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On December 1, 2015, several new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective. Among those amendments were notable changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26. For example, Rule 26(b)(1) now reads: Unless otherwise limited by court order, the scope of discovery is as follows: Parties may obtain discovery regarding any nonprivileged […]
Tennessee courts have long acknowledged the importance of food safety. See Bissinger v. New Country Buffet, No. M2011-02183-COA-R9CV, 2014 WL 2568413, at *15 (Tenn. Ct. App. June 6, 2014), appeal denied (Oct. 20, 2014). Vendors producing food intended for consumption are held to the highest standard of care. Jones v. Mercer Pie Co., 214 S.W.2d […]