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John A. Day

John Day’s Legal Guides

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  • Tennessee Civil Litigation Guide

    A Complaint is Filed The complaint is filed with the Clerk of Court by the plaintiff in the lawsuit. The complaint sets out what facts justify the lawsuit and the legal theory or theories. The pers

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  • How is the money from a wrongful death case distributed under Tennessee law?

    The wrongful death beneficiaries share the money recovered under the law of intestate succession. Each wrongful death beneficiary does not receive money based on his or her individual loss. Instead,

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  • Who has the right to bring a wrongful death claim in Tennessee?

    Spouse If the decedent was married, his or her spouse normally has the highest right to pursue the wrongful death claim. A court may deny the surviving spouse the right to bring a wrongful death cla

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