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  • Tennessee Law changes Insurance Coverage

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Apr 19, 2012

    Tennessee lawmakers will vote today on a bill which would alter how insurance companies receive approval for changes from policy holders. This comes on the heels of legislation last year that is sure to make insurance company executives richer, while injured Tennesseans suffer. This bill is very bad for consumers. House Bill 2454 essentially will bind consumers or small businesses to a change in ...
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  • The Impact of Gov Haslam's Tort Reform Bill on Medical Malpractice Cases

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Jul 20, 2011

    I am speaking today on the Impact of Gov. Haslam's Tort Reform Bill on Medical Malpractice Cases. I am doing this seminar, along with Steve Anderson, for the Nashville Bar Association. We will be discussing the 750,000 caps on damages and the $1,000,000 cap on catastrophic damages. For more information, visit The Impact of Gov Haslam's Tort Reform Bill on Medical Malpractice Cases. There are ...
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  • State's Malpractice awards are Fair, Reasonable

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Mar 11, 2011

    The Tennessean has published a guest editorial written by one of our attorneys, Daniel L. Clayton. Daniel Clayton calls his editorial "The Truth About Tennessee's Civil Justice System." It is important for people to know the truth, instead of accepting the misleading information and propaganda that is being spread by tort reformers. Clayton says, "I agree with Senator Fred Thompson when he says, ...
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  • Tort reform and the Truth about Tennessee's civil justice system

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Mar 10, 2011

    Certain groups are working hard at taking away the constitutional rights of Tennesseans. Although Tennesseans are trusted to determine whether a criminal defendant should face life or death, certain groups don't trust Tennesseans when it comes to the amount of harms and losses a corporation found guilty of wrongdoing has caused.One such group is the "Tennessee Center for Policy Research" headed by ...
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  • Senator Fred Thompson - Tennessee's Current Civil Jury System Doesn't Need Fixing

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Feb 2, 2011

    Former Senator Fred Thompson recently wrote an op-ed piece explaining why placing caps on damages is wrong for Tennessee. Senator Thompson states: "Some argue that the legislature should tell Tennessee juries that they can award only so much compensation in certain types of cases against certain types of defendants - regardless of the facts and circumstances of the case. I don't agree with this ...
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