Business Court Decisions

Recent Decision(s)

DateCase Information
05/25/18Todd B. Scobey, Cynthia King, and Jackson Scobey, by his next friend Todd B. Scobey, and Strong Waterproofing, LLC v. Joe Strong (17-691-BC)
Order Finding Plaintiff Guilty of Civil Contempt
Counsel: G. Kline Preston, Jack R. Dodson III, James D. Kay, Jr., Benjamin Goldammer, Michael A. Johnson, Brandt McMillan, Nader Baydoun
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05/11/18Consuelo N. Solis-King, individually and on behalf of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar v. Joshua T. Goble, individually and as a member of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar (16-70-BC)
Rulings And Orders From Bench Trial and Memorandum Of Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Counsel: M. Ben Moore, II, Colin B. Calhoun, Andrew A. Warth
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05/04/18Schreiber Holdings, LLC v. GT Services, LLC, Emanuel Reed, Derrick Moore, and Clinton Gray, III (17-967-BC)
Memorandum And Order On Cross Motions For Summary Judgment
Counsel: John J. Griffin, Michael A. Johnson, Stephen J. Zralek, Maria Campbell
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05/03/18S&V Industries, Inc. v. Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company; Carlisle Transportation Products, Inc.; CTP Transportation Products, LLC; Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Inc.; and The Carlstar Group, LLC (15-0956-BC)
Trial Rulings and Orders, and Memorandum of Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Lauren Kilgore; Brigid Carpenter; Perry W. Miles; Derek H. Swanson; George B. Davis
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04/06/18Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-0883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Holding In Abeyance Until After Trial Motion To Dismiss For Lack of Specific Personal Jurisdiction
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels
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Decisions Listed Below By Topic

                Arbitration

Date

Case Information

01/05/17

For Senior Help, LLC v. Medex Patient Transport, LLC; Klein Calvert; Kyle Calvert v. Michael "Ty" Jones (16-0553-BC)
Arbitration: Fraudulent Inducement Claim Submitted To Arbitration Under Federal Common Law
Counsel: Gregory H. Oakley; Matthew J. Kreutzer; Jennifer R. Lloyd; Carson W. King; Samuel L. Jackson; Emily H. Mack; Karl M. Braun; Brian S. Faughnan
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07/29/16Commodore Trust and David Freeman v. Predators Holdings, LLC, and Thomas Cigarran (16-674-BC)
Arbitration
Counsel: Edward Yarbrough; J. Alex Little; Paul G. Jennings; Steven Riley; George H. Cate, III; Shepard Goldfein
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07/14/16LPS Integration, Inc. v. Ingenuity Associates, LLC (15-1532-BC)
Arbitration: Findings of Fact of No Mutual Assent To Arbitration
Counsel:Thor Urness; R. Brandon Bundren; C. Timothy Gary; Jack R. Dodson, III; Joshua L. Burgener
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04/22/16

LPS Integration, Inc., v. Ingenuity Associates, LLC (15-1532-BC)
Arbitration is a gateway issue which must be decided before case can proceed. If there are factual disputes about formation of arbitration agreement, an evidentiary hearing shall be conducted.
Counsel:  Thor Y. Urness; R. Brandon Bundren; C. Timothy Gary; Jack R. Dodson; Joshua L. Burgener
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Breach of Fiduciary Duty

06/09/17

Jonathan King v. Dean Chase and Dean Chase, D.F. Chase, Inc., and Sandra Chase v. Jonathan King and Taylor King, David King, NV Partners, Lee Kennedy, Austin Pennington, The Rosemary Grace Dunn 2004 Irrevocable Trust, Robert Busby, and the James W. Carrell Estate, NV Music Row, LLC (16-30-BC)
Memorandum And Order Addressing Plaintiff's Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims
Counsel: W. Gary Blackburn, Bryant Kroll, Gayle I. Malone, Charles I. Malone, Beau C. Creson, Paige Ayres, John C. Hayworth, Lyndsay Smith Hyde, William D. Leader, Jr., William T. Ramsey
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02/14/17Franchise Risk Solutions, Inc. v. Conifer Holdings, Inc., William O. Floyd, Boris Matthew Petcoff, and Sycamore Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Blue Spruce Underwriters (16-0176-BC)
Denying Summary Judgment On Claims Dealing with Trade Secrets Act And Breach Of Fiduciary Duty
Counsel: James R. Kelley; A. Scott Ross; Randall Turk; Andrew George; Han Kyu Lee; Christopher Ryan; Andrew Wilson; Willam H. Jeffress, Jr.; D. Alexander Fardon; Todd R. Hambidge; Robb S. Harvey; Constantine Kallas; Courtney A. Jones; John Jacobson
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Contract Construction and Interpretation

05/03/18

S&V Industries, Inc. v. Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company; Carlisle Transportation Products, Inc.; CTP Transportation Products, LLC; Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Inc.; and The Carlstar Group, LLC (15-0956-BC)
Trial Rulings and Orders, and Memorandum of Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
 Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Lauren Kilgore; Brigid Carpenter; Perry W. Miles; Derek H. Swanson; George B. Davis
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01/19/18Risk Solutions Captive, Inc. ("Captive" and Health Cost Solutions ("HCS"), 100 Bluegrass Commons, #200 Hendersonville, TN 37075 v. Evers Construction Company Inc. ("Evers"), 1014 N. Locust Avenue Lawrenceburg (16-0583-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Summary Judgment On Breach of Contract Claim
Counsel: William Hubbard, Robyn E. Smith, Daniel H. Puryear, Thomas T. Pennington, Bynum Tudor III
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10/26/17The Vanderbilt University v. Jean F. Simpson, M.D. (16-0316-BC)
Memorandum And Order Addressing Damages Phase of Case
Counsel: William Ozier, Paige Mills, Mary Leigh Pirtle, John Callison, Richard J. Braun, Mary Leech
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10/03/17Cryosurgery, Inc. v. Ashley Rains and Cool Renewal, LLC (15-871-BC)
Memorandum And Order Awarding Attorneys' Fees Based On Percentage Because Actual Segregation Of Fees Physically Impossible

Counsel: Adam Dread, Joshua Hedrick, Jacob B. Kring, Britton D. McClung, Michael C. Wurtz, Robert W. Horton, Mary Leigh Pirtle, L. Lymari Cromwell
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08/18/17Cryosurgery, Inc. v. Ashley Rains and Cool Renewal, LLC (15-871-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Attorneys' Fees Interpreting Language In Attorneys' Fee Provision
Counsel: Adam Dread, Joshua Hedrick, Jacob B. Kring, Britton D. McClung, Michael C. Wurtz, Robert W. Horton, Mary Leigh Pirtle, L. Lymari Cromwell
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04/25/17

Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LLC, Raleigh General hospital, LLC, Lifepoint RC, Inc., HSCGP, LLC, PRHC-Alabama, LLC, Lifepoint Health, Inc. and Lifepoint WV Holdings, Inc. v. Steadfast Insurance Company (16-238-BC)
Memorandum And Order: (1) Denying Defendant's Summary Judgment On Count One; (2) Granting Defendant's Summary Judgment On Count Two; (3) Granting Plaintiffs' Rule 56.07 Motion; (4) Granting In Part And Denying In Part Plaintiffs' Motion To Compel; And (5) Setting 5/12/17 Deadline To File Position Statement On Timing Of Mediation
Counsel: W. Brantley Phillips, Jr., John N. Ellison, Luke E. Debevec, Byron R. Trauger, Paul W. Ambrosius, Maureen Mulligan, Catherine M. Scott
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05/10/17RXAR Company, LLC v. Price Walker, Jr., M.D., P.C., and Price Walker, Jr., M.D. (No. 16-590-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Summary Judgment On Issues Involving Alleged Ambiguity In Personal Guaranty Agreement
Counsel: Kenneth M. Bryant; J. Patrick Warfield; Payton Bradford; John R. Manson; Isaac T. Conner
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04/25/17Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LLC, Raleigh General hospital, LLC, Lifepoint RC, Inc., HSCGP, LLC, PRHC-Alabama, LLC, Lifepoint Health, Inc. and Lifepoint WV Holdings, Inc. v. Steadfast Insurance Company (16-238-BC)
Summary Judgment Ruling Addressing Contract Construction, Ambiguity, And Anticipatory Breach
Counsel: W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.; John N. Ellison; Luke E. Debevec; Byron R. Trauger; Paul W. Ambrosius; Maureen Mulligan; Catherine M. Scott
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02/09/17

Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LLC, Raleigh General hospital, LLC, Lifepoint RC, Inc., HSCGP, LLC, PRHC-Alabama, LLC, Lifepoint Health, Inc. and Lifepoint WV Holdings, Inc. v. Steadfast Insurance Company (16-0238-BC)
Tennessee's Process For Resolving Contract Construction Disputes When Ambiguity Alleged
 Counsel: John N. Ellison; Luke E. Debevec; W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.; Byron R. Trauger; Paul W. Ambrosius; Maureen Mulligan; Catherine Scott
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08/22/16

Individual Healthcare Specialists, Inc. v. Bluecross Blueshield of Tennessee, Inc. (16-0137-BC)
Divisible Contracts - Not Barred By Prior Suit Pending
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Will Parsons; John E. Williams; E. Todd Presnell; Joel D. Eckert; Junaid A. Odubeko
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06/06/16

Brian Moore v. Pinnacle Bank (16-241-BC)
Contract Construction Derived From Bank Electronic Transfer Act 15 U.S.C. 1693(g); 12 CFR 1005.6(b)(3)
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Will Parsons; John Wingo; Lauren Paxton Roberts; Dudley West; Charles McElroy
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12/01/15

Brince Wilford v. Gabriel Coltea (15-0856-BC)
Contract Construction On Dissolution
Counsel: Steven A. Riley; Gregory S. Reynolds; Michael Dumitru; Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Paul Krog; Steven Nieters
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11/04/15

Robert H. Edwards, M.D. v. Urosite Partners f/k/a Urosite L.P. (15-0946-BC)
Contract Construction/Denial of Referral to Arbitration
Counsel: Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille M. Chandler; James N. Bowen; Elizabeth O. Gonser
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 Default Judgment

02/02/17

Eric Baurle, M.D., Viraj Parikh, M.D., and Division Street Land Partners, LLC, v. Travis J. Kelty, with Todd Presnell and Bertil Westin (16-229-BC)
Default Judgment Permissible For "Failure To Otherwise Defend"
Counsel: John Farringer IV; Ryan Holt; Lyndsay Smith Hyde; Andrea McKellar; Cassandra Crane; Mark Hammervold; Robert Boston; Samuel Funk; Gil Schuette; Charles Robert Bone
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09/12/16

Cratz Inspection Services, Inc., d/b/a SealMaster of Tennessee v. Teddy Jones, Individually and d/b/a Asphalt Services of Tennessee (16-719-BC)
Notice Of Appearance Insufficient To Enlarge Response Time To Answer Complaint
Counsel: Tim Harvey; Adrienne Waters Ogle
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 Discovery/Privileges

05/17/18Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Memorandum And Order Determining Attorney-Client Privilege Was Waived
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
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02/22/18Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-0883-BC)
Order Granting Supplemental Depositions And Addressing "At Issue" Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege In Corporate Counsel Context
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels, Byron R. Trauger, Paul W. Ambrosius, Kathryn A. Stephenson. Steven M. Goldberg, Kishan H. Barot
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11/30/17Eric Baurle, M.D., Viraj Parikh, M.D., and Division Street Land Partners, LLC, v. Travis J. Kelty, with Todd Presnell and Bertil Westin (16-0229-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Compel Production of Documents
Counsel: John Farringer IV, Ryan Holt, William B. Hawkins, III, Eric G. Evans, William J. Quinlan, Gaya Shanuganatha, Robert Boston, Samuel Funk, Gil Schuette, Charles Robert Bone
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10/31/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Order Addressing Discovery Issues
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
08/24/17Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LLC, Raleigh General hospital, LLC, Lifepoint RC, Inc., HSCGP, LLC, PRHC-Alabama, LLC, Lifepoint Health, Inc. and Lifepoint WV Holdings, Inc. v. Steadfast Insurance Company (16-238-BC)
Order Addressing Attorney-Client Privilege In Context of Corporate Counsel And Corporate Board of Directors
Counsel: W. Brantley Phillips, Jr., John N. Ellison, Luke E. Debevec, Byron R. Trauger, Paul W. Ambrosius, Maureen Mulligan, Catherine M. Scott
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08/04/17Eric Baurle, M.D., Viraj Parikh, M.D., and Division Street Land Partners, LLC, v. Travis J. Kelty, with Todd Presnell and Bertil Westin and Travis J. Kelty and Division Street Land Partners, LLC v. Todd Presnell and Bertil Westin (16-229-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Summary Judgment Dismissing Count III Unjust Enrichment Counterclaim And Entering Conclusions Of Law On Other Parts Of Plaintiffs' Partial Motion For Summary Judgment
Counsel: John Farringer IV, Ryan Holt, William B. Hawkins, III, Eric G. Evans, William J. Quinlan, Seth Corthell, Robert Boston, Samuel Funk, Gil Schuette, Charles Robert Bone
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07/27/17

Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion To Compel And Addressing the Crime-Fraud Exception To The Attorney-Client Privilege
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron, III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Christian J. Scali, Winston S. Evans
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07/18/17Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (16-541-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Compel Addressing Issue of the "Insider" Exception To The Attorney-Client Privilege
Counsel: J. Cole Dowsley, Jr., Alex S. Fisher, Karen A. Doner, Natalie Rainforth, Lucas R. Smith, Michael Hess, Sarah B. Miller, Benjamin Fultz, Jennifer Stinnett
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07/03/17Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Addressing Authority For Court To Supervise Deposition
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron, III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Christian J. Scali, Winston S. Evans
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06/29/17

Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion To Compel Settlement Documents
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron, III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Christian J. Scali, Winston S. Evans
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06/27/17

Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (16-541-BC)
Memorandum And Order Addressing the Accountant Privilege
Counsel: J. Cole Dowsley, Jr., Alex S. Fisher, Karen A. Doner, Natalie Rainforth, Lucas R. Smith, Michael Hess, Sarah B. Miller, Benjamin Fultz, Jennifer Stinnett
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06/22/17

USA Fundraisers, LLC v. Great American Opportunities, Inc. (16-957-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Compel Discussing the Crime-Fraud Exception To The Attorney-Client Privilege
Counsel: Andrea Taylor McKellar, Lyndsay Smith Hyde, Cassandra Crane, Rebecca Adams, H. Rowan Leathers, III, Valerie Diden Moore, Paul S. Davidson, Robert D. Boon,II
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06/20/17

Florida Home Care Givers, LLC, Heart Body and Mind, LLC, Ralph Laughton and Pearl Laughton v. Sitters Etc. Franchising, LLC and Beau Brothers (16-449-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion To Compel Settlement Documents
Counsel: Ronald Baggott III, Stephen M. Feidelman, Hugh C. Howser, Jr., Joshua Burgener, Ariel C. Mason
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06/16/17Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (16-541-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion To Compel And Addressing Discovery and Privilege Issues
Counsel: J. Cole Dowsley, Jr., Alex S. Fisher, Karen A. Doner, Natalie Rainforth, Lucas R. Smith, Michael Hess, Sarah B. Miller, Benjamin Fultz, Jennifer Stinnett
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09/15/16

Terrell K. Raley, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC and Cees Brinkman, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Terrell K. Raley, Amaranth Hospitality Group, LLC (16-196-BC)
Limited, Priority Discovery Of Expert Accountants
Counsel: Robert G. McDowell; James A. Delanis; Austin Shaver; W. Scott Sims; D. Gil Schuette
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08/22/16

Individual Healthcare Specialists, Inc. v. Bluecross Blueshield of Tennessee, Inc. (16-0137-BC)
Divisible Contracts - Not Barred By Prior Suit Pending
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Will Parsons; John E. Williams; E. Todd Presnell; Joel D. Eckert; Junaid A. Odubeko
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06/07/16

Naima Walker Fierce and Robert Allison Walker, IV, individually and on behalf of MC Business Group, LLC v. Dewayne Collier (15-1385-BC)
Removal Of Defendant As Operator Of Business As Discovery Sanction
Counsel: Anne C. Martin; Mandy Strickland Floyd; William Cheek III; Lorraine Wade; Daryl Moore
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 E-Discovery

04/09/18

Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Order Implementing E-Discovery Protocol
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
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02/27/18

Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Order Addressing ESI Costs And Implementing ESI Discovery Protocol
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
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02/08/18Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Order Addressing ESI Costs And Implementing ESI Discovery Protocol
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
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08/22/17Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Rule 16 Order Addressing Electronic Discovery
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
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05/08/17Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (No. 16-0541-BC)
Memorandum And Order Addressing E-Discovery Protocol Under Discovery Rule 34.02
Counsel: J. Cole Dwsley, Jr.; Alex S. Fisher; Karen A. Doner; Lucas R. Smith; Sarah B. Miller; Michael Hess; Benjamin Fultz; Jennifer Stinnett
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04/06/17Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (No. 16-0541-BC)
Order Requiring Rule 26.06 Discovery Conference To Discuss E-Discovery Protocol
Counsel: J. Cole Dwsley, Jr.; Alex S. Fisher; Karen A. Doner; Lucas R. Smith; Sarah B. Miller; Michael Hess; Benjamin Fultz; Jennifer Stinnett
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01/10/17

Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-15-BC)
Discussing New York Protocol For Electronically Stored Information ("ESI")
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams; J. Alex Little; W. Justin Adams
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08/25/16

 

Thomas Environmental Services, Inc.; Pinnacle Pollution Control Services, LLC; and Right Industrial Services, Inc. v. NEO Corporation; and Harry Puckett (15-1474-BC)
Preserving Impeachment Evidence
Counsel: Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille Chandler; Todd G. Cole; Andrew Wood; James W. White
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08/10/16

 

Thomas Environmental Services, Inc.; Pinnacle Pollution Control Services, LLC; and Right Industrial Services, Inc. v. NEO Corporation; and Harry Puckett (15-1474-BC)
Counsel: Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille Chandler; Todd G. Cole; Andrew Wood; James W. White
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07/06/16

Thomas Environmental Services, Inc.; Pinnacle Pollution Control Services, LLC; and Right Industrial Services, Inc. v. NEO Corporation; and Harry Puckett (15-1474-BC)
Counsel:Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille Chandler; Todd G. Cole; Andrew Wood; James W. White
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05/16/16

Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Role of Holder Of Computers As Custody And Expert Of Party
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams; J. Alex Little; Susan Neal Dickerson
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02/08/16

Thomas Environmental Services, Inc., Pinnacle Pollution Control Services, LLC, Right Industrial Services, Inc. v. NEO Corporation, and Harry Puckett (15-1474-BC)
Case Litigation Plan: E-Discovery Search Terms Process
Counsel:  Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille Chandler; Todd G. Cole; James W. White
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Economic Duress

08/11/16

Eric Baurle, M.D., Viraj Parikh, M.D., and Division Street Land Partners, LLC, v. Travis J. Kelty, and Todd Presnell and Bertil Westin (16-0229-BC)
Asserting An Intention To Exercise A Legal Right Does Not Constitute Economic Duress
Counsel: John Farringer IV; Ryan Holt; Lyndsay Smith Hyde; Andrea Taylor McKellar; Cassandra M. Crane; Mark Hammervold; Robert Boston; Samuel Funk; Gil Schuette; Charles Robert Bone
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Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA")

09/12/17Risk Solutions Captive, Inc. ("Captive" and Health Cost Solutions ("HCS"), 100 Bluegrass Commons, #200 Hendersonville, TN 37075 v. Evers Construction Company Inc. ("Evers"), 1014 N. Locust Avenue Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 (16-583-BC)
Memorandum And Order Analyzing ERISA Complete and Conflict Preemption With Regards To State Law Breach Of Contract Claim
Counsel: William B. Hubbard, Robyn E. Smith, Daniel H. Puryear, Thomas T. Pennington, Bynum E. Tudor, III
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07/05/17
Risk Solutions Captive, Inc. ("Captive") and Health Cost Solutions ("HCS") v. Evers Construction Company Inc. ("Evers") (16-583-BC)

Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Dismiss On Grounds Of ERISA Federal Preemption
Counsel: William B. Hubbard, Robyn E. Smith, Daniel H. Puryear, Thomas T. Pennington
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02/02/17

Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Summary Judgment Ruling Addressing Federal Preemption Issues Involving State Law Claims Related To ERISA Retirement Plan
Counsel: William B. Hawkins III; Eric G. Evans; Ronald H. Pursell; Edward Hadley; James Catalano
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Jurisdiction

06/26/18Enhanceworks, Inc. v. Dropbox, Inc. (18-241-BC)
Order granting Motion to Dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction
Counsel: John Jacobson; Timothy Warnock; Stuart Burkhalter; Robb Harvey; Brian Willen; John Mellyn
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02/23/17Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (No. 16-0883-BC)
Denying Motion To Dismiss On Grounds Of Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Steven A. Nieters; James W. Cameron III; Victor P. Danhi; Halbert Rasmussen; Louis W. Pappas; Christian J. Scali; Winston S. Evans; Patrick W. Merkel; Sam D. Elliott; Wade K. Cannon
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12/06/16Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-0883-BC)
Personal Jurisdiction Of A Corporate Defendant Under The Calder Effects Test
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Steven A. Nieters; James W. Cameron III; Patrick W. Merkel; Victor P. Danhi; Todd E. Panther; Alton G. Burkhalter; Winston S. Evans; Chris J. Scali; Sam D. Elliott; Wade K. Cannon; Louis W. Pappas
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06/29/16Varoom Whoa, Inc. v. Jeremiah C. Davis v. Hayley N. Williams; Taylor B. York; Jason b. Childress; Curo Financial Management, LLC; Mark Mercado; and Fly South Music Group, LLC (16-115-BC)
Jurisdiction: Fiduciary Shield Doctrine
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Lauren Kilgore; Will Parsons; Derek Crownover; Hugh Howser, Jr.; Dustin Kovacic
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06/08/16

Nissan North America, Inc. v. Tustin Import Auto Sales, LLC, d/b/a Tustin Nissan; Ricky Raymond Enriquez; Maria Villegas; and DOES 1 through 25 (16-117-BC)
Personal jurisdiction analysis where minimum contacts include electronic communications and predominant claims are tort with a subordinate contract claim
Counsel:  Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Kimball R. Anderson; Joanna Cornwell; Steven A. Riley; Milton McGee; Linda Burrow; Albert Giang; Rachel M. Thomas; Marc S. Williams

10/22/15

eMarker, LLC, v. Caesars Entertainment Corporation (15-0858-BC)
Personal Jurisdiction
Counsel: John R. Jacobson; Timothy L. Warnock; Robb S. Harvey; Jedediah Wakefield; Todd Gregorian
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09/21/15

Multi-State Title Agency, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company, v. BentleyForbes, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and Northstar Studios, Inc., a Delaware corporation (15-0544-BC)
Contract Construction
Counsel: Dudley M. West; Jeffrey P. Yarbro; William L. Campbell, Jr.; N. Adam Dietrich II
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Jury Instructions and Verdict Forms

03/14/17Franchise Risk Solutions, Inc. v. Conifer Holdings, Inc., William O. Floyd, Boris Matthew Petcoff, and Sycamore Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Blue Spruce Underwriters (16-0176-BC)
Verdict Form: Misappropriation of Trade Secrets; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Civil Conspiracy; Fraud and/or Misrepresentation; Tennessee Personal and Commercial Computer Act;
Counsel: James R. Kelley; A. Scott Ross; Randall J. Turk; Andrew T. George; Andrew Wilson; William H. Jeffress, Jr.; Christopher V. Ryan; Todd R. Hambidge; Robb S. Harvey; Constantine N. Kallas; Courtney A. Jones; Alex Fardon
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03/15/17Franchise Risk Solutions, Inc. v. Conifer Holdings, Inc., William O. Floyd, Boris Matthew Petcoff, and Sycamore Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Blue Spruce Underwriters (16-0176-BC)
Jury Instructions: Misappropriation of Trade Secrets; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Civil Conspiracy; Fraud and/or Misrepresentation; Tennessee Personal and Commercial Computer Act;
Counsel: James R. Kelley; A. Scott Ross; Randall J. Turk; Andrew T. George; Andrew Wilson; William H. Jeffress, Jr.; Christopher V. Ryan; Todd R. Hambidge; Robb S. Harvey; Constantine N. Kallas; Courtney A. Jones; Alex Fardon
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LLC Issues

05/25/18Todd B. Scobey, Cynthia King, and Jackson Scobey, by his next friend Todd B. Scobey, and Strong Waterproofing, LLC v. Joe Strong (17-691-BC)
Order Finding Plaintiff Guilty of Civil Contempt
Counsel: G. Kline Preston, Jack R. Dodson III, James D. Kay, Jr., Benjamin Goldammer, Michael A. Johnson, Brandt McMillan, Nader Baydoun
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
05/11/18Consuelo N. Solis-King, individually and on behalf of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar v. Joshua T. Goble, individually and as a member of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar (16-70-BC)
Rulings And Orders From Bench Trial and Memorandum Of Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Counsel: M. Ben Moore, II, Colin B. Calhoun, Andrew A. Warth
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
05/04/18Schreiber Holdings, LLC v. GT Services, LLC, Emanuel Reed, Derrick Moore, and Clinton Gray, III (17-967-BC)
Memorandum And Order On Cross Motions For Summary Judgment
Counsel: John J. Griffin, Michael A. Johnson, Stephen J. Zralek, Maria Campbell
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
04/06/18Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-0883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Holding In Abeyance Until After Trial Motion To Dismiss For Lack of Specific Personal Jurisdiction
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
03/19/18Consuelo N. Solis-King, individually and on behalf of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar v. Joshua T. Goble, individually and as a member of KG Hospitality Group LLC d/b/a Foo Bar (16-70-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Continue
Counsel: M. Ben Moore, II, Colin B. Calhoun, Andrew A. Warth
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
03/16/18Florida Home Care Givers, LLC, Heart Body And Mind, LLC, Ralph Laughton and Pearl Laughton v. Sitters Etc. Franchising, LLC, and Beau Brothers and Richard DeSimone, and CarpeVita Holdings, Inc. (16-449-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part Summary Judgment
Counsel: Roland Baggott, III, Stephen M. Feidelman, Joshua Burgener, Mallory Schiller, Ariel Kelly, John Floyd, Sr., John Floyd, Jr.
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
03/14/18Terrell K. Raley and 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC (16-0196-BC)
Memorandum And Order Ruling On The Meaning Of Fair Value In Tenn. Code Ann. 48-249-506(3)
Counsel: Seth McInteer, Howell O'Rear, W. Scott Sims, Michael O'Neill, D. Gil Schuette
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/28/18Todd B. Scobey, Cynthia King, and Jackson Scobey, by his next friend Todd B. Scobey, and Strong Waterproofing, LLC v. Joe Strong
Dispute Among LLC Members (17-691-BC)
 Counsel: G. Kline Preston, James D. Kay, Jr., Benjamin Goldammer, Michael A. Johnson, Brandt McMillan, Nader Baydoun
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/07/18Robert W. Herring, Jr. M.D. v. Nashville Gastrointestinal Specialists, LLC (17-0732-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion To Disqualify Counsel
Counsel: Ron H. Pursell, Edward A. Hadley, Tim Harvey
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
12/20/17Robert W. Herring, Jr. M.D. v. Nashville Gastrointestinal Specialists, LLC (17-0732-BC)
Order Requiring Additional Information Before Ruling On Motion To Disqualify Counsel
Counsel: Ron H. Pursell, Edward A. Hadley, Tim Harvey
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
11/17/17Terrell K. Raley and 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC (16-0196-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying In Part and Granting In Part Motion To Revise Bench Trial Ruling
Counsel: Seth McInteer, Howell O'Rear, W. Scott Sims, Michael O'Neill, D. Gil Schuette
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
08/23/17Todd B. Scobey, Cynthia King, and Jackson Scobey, by his next friend Todd B. Scobey, and Strong Waterproofing, LLC v. Joe Strong (17-691-BC)
Memorandum And Order Entering Temporary Injunction On A Closely Held LLC
Counsel: G. Kline Preston, James D. Kay, Jr., Benjamin E. Goldammer, Michael A. Johnson, Brandt McMillan
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
08/15/17Todd B. Scobey, Cynthia King, and Jackson Scobey, by his next friend Todd B. Scobey, and Strong Waterproofing, LLC v. Joe Strong (17-691-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Disqualify Attorney Addressing Conflict of Interest Issues In Shareholder Derivative Actions
Counsel: G. Kline Preston, James D. Kay, Jr., Benjamin E. Goldammer, Michael A. Johnson, Brandt McMillan
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07/17/17Terrell K. Raley, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC and Cees Brinkman, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Terrell K. Raley, Amaranth Hospitality Group, LLC (16-196-BC)
Memorandum And Order Of Findings Of Fact And Conclusions Of Law Of Phase 1 Trial Conducted 5/15/17-5/24/17
Counsel: Seth McInteer, Howell O'Rear, W. Scott Sims, Michael O'Neill, D. Gil Schuette
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
04/20/17Terrell K. Raley, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC and Cees Brinkman, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Terrell K. Raley, Amaranth Hospitality Group, LLC (16-196-BC)
Summary Judgment Ruling Addressing Claims In Two Person Equal Member LLC Dispute
Counsel: Seth McInteer; Howell O'Rear; W. Scott Sims; Michael O'Neill; D. Gil Schuette
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
04/13/17Naima Walker Fierce and Robert Allison Walker, IV, individually and on behalf of MC Business Group, LLC v. Dewayne Collier and Barbara Collier and Cross-Defendant Daryl J. Moore (No. 15-1385-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Summary Judgment Because Of Questions Of Fact As To LLC Membership
Counsel: Anne C. Martin; Mandy Strickland Floyd; William Cheek, III; Lorraine Wade
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
06/02/16

Terrell K. Raley, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC and Cees Brinkman, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Terrell K. Raley, Amaranth Hospitality Group, LLC (16-196-BC)
50% LLC Members: Derivative versus Direct Action
Counsel: Robert G. McDowell; James A. Delanis; TaCara D. Harris; W. Scott Sims; D. Gil Schuette
__________________________________________________________________________________________

05/16/16

Brince Wilford, individually and derivatively on behalf of Rubicon Equities, LLC, v. Gabriel Coltea, RBN FT Manager, LLC and RBN FT Investor, LLC (15-0856-BC)
Delaware Judicial Dissolution Requires Bona Fide Impasse
Counsel:  Steven Riley; Gregory Reynolds; Michael Dumitru; Eugene Bulso, Jr.; Steven Nieters
____________________________________________________________________________________________

01/05/16

Rock The Ocean Productions, LLC, derivatively on behalf of TMF2013, LLC v. Huka Productions, LLC, d/b/a Huka Entertainment and H1 Events, LLC (15-1153-BC)
LLC Statutory Derivative Action
Counsel: John R. Jacobson; Michael J. Dumitru; Joseph F. Wellborn, III; David Lewis; Lauren B. Patten; Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Paul J. Krog
__________________________________________________________________________________________

12/22/15

Sabin Ewing, DDS, individually and on behalf of Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, PLLC, Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Cookeville, PLLC, and Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Lawrenceburg, PLLC v. Brent Miller, DDS; Jack Stalker, DDS; Peter Wojtkiewicz, DMD; Jennifer House, DMD; Bryan Burnside, DMD; Patrick Knoell, DDS; Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, PLLC; Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Cookeville, PLLC; and Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Lawrenceburg, PLLC (15-1064-BC)
Fiduciary Duty of LLC Control Groups
Counsel: Paul S. Davidson; Russell B. Morgan; Tara S. Sarosiek; Alex McFall
__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Non-Compete Agreements

02/08/16

Cryosurgery, Inc. v. Stephen B. Townes (15-0935-BC)
18-month oral noncompete agreement dismissed on Statute of Frauds
Counsel:  Adam Dread; Joshua Hedrick; Jacob B. Kring; Michael C. Wurtz; Anne Martin; Susan Neal Williams
__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Partnership

09/29/16Jonathan King v. Dean Chase (16-30-BC)
Manager Of Partnership Proper Party Under Allegation of Tortious Conduct As Agent Of Partnership
Counsel: Brian Cummings; Brian Manookian; Mark Hammervold; Rob McGuire; Gayle I. Malone; Charles I. Malone; Beau C. Creson; Paige M. Ayres
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Trade Secrets

08/18/17

Tanzania Clark-Wright d/b/a Salon Mogulz v. Andre A. Southall, d/b/a Moguls Barber And Lounge (17-498-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Dismiss on Counterclaims Addressing Trademarks, Unfair Competition & TCPA
Counsel: Stephen Zralek, Tracey A. Kinslow, Rhonda Scott Kinslow
__________________________________________________________________________________________

07/07/17
Cryosurgery, Inc. v. Ashley Rains and Cool Renewal, LLC (15-871-BC)

Memorandum And Order Granting Summary Judgment On Uniform Trade Secrets Act Claims and Breach of Confidentiality Claims
Counsel: Adam Dread, Joshua Hedrick, Jacob B. Kring, Britton D. McClung, Michael C. Wurtz, Robert W. Horton, Mary Leigh Pirtle, L. Lymari Cromwell
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02/14/17

Franchise Risk Solutions, Inc. v. Conifer Holdings, Inc., William O. Floyd, Boris Matthew Petcoff, and Sycamore Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Blue Spruce Underwriters (16-0176-BC)
Denying Summary Judgment On Claims Dealing with Trade Secrets Act And Breach Of Fiduciary Duty
Counsel: James R. Kelley; A. Scott Ross; Randall Turk; Andrew George; Han Kyu Lee; Christopher Ryan; Andrew Wilson; Willam H. Jeffress, Jr.; D. Alexander Fardon; Todd R. Hambidge; Robb S. Harvey; Constantine Kallas; Courtney A. Jones; John Jacobson
__________________________________________________________________________________________

05/25/16

Cryosurgery, Inc. v. Rains (15-871-BC)
Memorandum and Order Using Delaware Procedure of Requiring Plaintiff to Provide Preliminary Identification of Trade Secrets In Issue Before Defendants Respond To Discovery
Counsel:  Adam Dread; Joshua Hedrick; Jacob B. Kring; Michael C. Wurtz; Robert W. Horton; Mary Leigh Pirtle
__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC")

12/20/16S&V Industries, Inc., v. Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company; Carlisle Transportation Products, Inc.; CTP Transportation Products, LLC; Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Inc.; and The Carlstar Group, LLC (15-0956-BC)
UCC: Course of Dealing
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Lauren Kilgore; Brigid Carpenter; Perry W. Miles; Derek H. Swanson; George B. Davis
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
 

Miscellaneous

02/15/18Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad  (16-0883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Ruling On Multiple Motions To Dismiss For Lack of Specific Personal Jurisdiction
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels, Byron R. Trauger, Paul W. Ambrosius, Kathryn A. Stephenson. Steven M. Goldberg, Kishan H. Barot
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/13/18Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad  (16-0883-BC)
Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion For Prejudgment Attachment
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels, Byron R. Trauger, Paul W. Ambrosius, Kathryn A. Stephenson. Steven M. Goldberg, Kishan H. Barot
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/07/18Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Of Bench Trial Findings Of Fact And Conclusions Of Law
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/06/18American Baptist Theological Seminary d/b/a American Baptist College v. National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.
Memorandum And Order Entering Temporary Injunction (17-1140-BC)
Counsel: James F. Sanders, William J. Harbison II, E. Todd Presnell, Casey L. Miller
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
01/03/18Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Reconsider Rule 41.02 Dismissal At Trial
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
12/15/17Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Partial Summary Judgment
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
12/13/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting In Part Defendants' Rule 41.02 Motion For Involuntary Dismissal
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
12/06/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Order Identifying Issues To Be Tried
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
12/01/17Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-0883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Dismiss For Lack of Specific Personal Jurisdiction
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Jonathan Michaels , Winston S. Evans, Todd E. Panther, Mark Freeman, Michael Wrenn, Steven A. Riley, Milton S. McGee, III, David Thomas Bartels
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
11/28/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Motion To Continue Trial
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
11/13/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Plaintiff's Motion To Amend
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
10/30/17Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Memorandum And Order Ruling On Defendant Company's Motion For Summary Judgment
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James P. Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
08/24/17W.W. Rowland Trucking Company, Inc. v. Intermodal Cartage Company, LLC; IMC Global Services, LLC; and Nicholas Payne (17-662-BC)
Memorandum And Order Denying Partial Motion To Dismiss Addressing TCPA Claim
Counsel: Eugene Bulso, Jr., Paul Krog, William O'Bryan, Jr., Kevin Baltz
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
07/12/17
Nissan North America, Inc. v. West Covina Nissan, LLC; Keith Jacobs; Jeff Hess; and Emil Moshabad (16-883-BC)
Memorandum And Order Granting Motion For Judgment On The Pleadings On California Regulatory Scheme
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Steven A. Nieters, James W. Cameron, III, Patrick W. Merkel, Victor P. Danhi, Halbert Rasmussen, Franjo M. Dolenac, Sam D. Elliott, Wade K. Cannon, Louis W. Pappas, Christian J. Scali, Winston S. Evans
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
06/13/17
Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-464-BC)
Memorandum And Order: (1) Granting Plaintiffs' Summary Judgment Motion That Defendants Have Not Complied With T.C.A. Section 48-18-504(c) And 506 And Enjoining Advanced Fees
Counsel: William B. Hawkins, III, Eric G. Evans, Ronald H. Pursell, Edward Hadley, James Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
05/23/17
Nissan North America, Inc. v. Tustin Import Auto Sales, LLC, d/b/a Tustin Nissan; Ricky Raymond Enriquez; Maria Villegas; and DOES 1 through 25 (16-117-BC)
Memorandum And Order Of Findings Of Fact And Conclusions Of Law From April 27, 2017 Damages Hearing Against Defendant Enriquez
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Paul J. Krog, Kimbal R. Anderson, Joanna Cornwell, Steven A. Riley, Milton McGee, Linda Burrow, Albert Giang, Ricky Enriquez
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/15/17

Nissan North America, Inc. v. Tustin Import Auto Sales, LLC, d/b/a Tustin Nissan; Ricky Raymond Enriquez; Maria Villegas; and DOES 1 through 25 (No. 16-0117-BC)
Procedure For Determining Motion To Amend In Face Of Pending Motion For Judgment On The Pleadings
Counsel: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Steven A. Nieters; Kimball R. Anderson; Joanna Cornwell; Steven A. Riley; Milton McGee; Linda Burrow; Albert Giang
__________________________________________________________________________________________

09/26/16

Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Bifurcated Trial Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams; J. Alex Little; Susan Neal Dickerson
__________________________________________________________________________________________

09/15/16

Terrell K. Raley, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Cees Brinkman and Brinkman Holdings, LLC and Cees Brinkman, individually, and on behalf of 4 Points Hospitality, LLC v. Terrell K. Raley, Amaranth Hospitality Group, LLC (16-196-BC)
Appointment of Fiscal Agent
Counsel: Robert G. McDowell; James A. Delanis; Austin Shaver; W. Scott Sims; D. Gil Schuette

02/29/16

Family Trust Services, LLC, and Billy Gregory, on behalf of themselves and those similarly situated, v. REO Holdings, LLC; Charles E. Walker; Jon Paul Johnson; Julie Coone; and Merdan Ibrahim (15-0780-BC)
Scope of T.C.A. section 29-6-101 Prejudgment Attachment and Set Bond For Attachment of Real Estate T.C.A. section 29-6-116(4)
Counsel:  Eugene N. Bulso; Paul J. Krog; John C. Hayworth; Valerie Diden Moore; Beau C. Creson; W. Scott Sims; Samuel Funk; D. Gilbert Schuette; William N. Helou; William T. Ramsey
__________________________________________________________________________________________

02/02/16

R & G Aviation, LLC v. Business Aircraft Leasing, Inc. (15-1004-BC)
Tenn. Code Ann.  47-18-109(e) attorneys' fees not triggered by voluntary withdrawal of claim
Counsel:  Jonathan Cole; Lea Carol Owen; Thor Y. Urness; Jeffrey L. Allen
__________________________________________________________________________________________

09/14/15

Brince Wilford v. Gabriel Coltea (15-0856-BC)
LLC Attorney/Client Privilege
Counsel: Steven A. Riley; Gregory S. Reynolds; Michael Dumitru; Eugene N. Bulso, Jr.; Paul Krog; Steven Nieters
____________________________________________________________________________________________

12/16/15

Naima Walker Fierce and Robert Allison Walker, IV, individually and on behalf of MC Business Group, LLC v. Dewayne Collier (15-1385-BC)
Joint Notice To Appoint Restaurant/Financial and Inventory Accounting Specialist and 12/23/15 Order
Anne C. Martin; Mandy Strickland Floyd; David L. King; Sais Phillips Finney
__________________________________________________________________________________________

11/20/15

Nashville Latino TV Broadcast Group LLC v. JKB Associates, Inc. and James Baumann (15-0859-BC)
Appointment of Receiver
Counsel: Stephen J. Zralek; Thomas Roe Frazer III; Michael G. Abelow
__________________________________________________________________________________________

11/04/15

Robert H. Edwards, M.D. v. Urosite Partners f/k/a Urosite L.P. (15-0946-BC)
Contract Construction/Denial of Referral to Arbitration
Counsel: Nader Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille M. Chandler; James N. Bowen; Elizabeth O. Gonser
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Case Management

05/22/18Robert W. Herring, Jr., M.D., v. Nashville Gastrointestinal Specialists, LLC (17-732-BC)
Order Setting Rule 16 Conference And Topics To Be Covered
Counsel: Douglas Johnston, Jr. , Timothy Harvey
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
05/08/18RLCL Acquisitions, LLC d/b/a Gray Line of Tennessee v. ACR Transportation Services, LLC; Coach Ride, LLC; and David Randall "Randy" Futral, Jr. (16-867-BC)
Rule 16 Order
Counsel: Hunter Branstetter, Lisa K. Helton, Matthew D. Wilson
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
05/07/18RLCL Acquisitions, LLC d/b/a Gray Line of Tennessee v. ACR Transportation Services, LLC; Coach Ride, LLC; and David Randall "Randy" Futral, Jr. (16-867-BC)
Memorandum In Preparation of Rule 16 Conference
Counsel: Hunter Branstetter, Lisa K. Helton, Matthew D. Wilson
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
02/27/18C. Todd Hughes, individually and derivatively on behalf of Environmental Management And Engineering, Inc. and Five Zero Holdings, LLC v. Quintin G. Macdonald (17-561-BC)
Rule 16 Order
Counsel: W. Scott Sims, Michael O'Neill, D. Gil Schuette, J. Timothy Crenshaw, John I. Harris III
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
10/19/17Universal Strategy Group, Inc. v. Brian David Halstead (16-0015-BC)
Rule 16 Order
Counsel: Bryan K. Williams, J. Alex Little, W. Justin Adams, John R. Jacobson, D. Andrew Curtis
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
01/03/17Integrated Health Services, LLC v. Thomas Lokensgard and Mahan & Associates, LLC (16-771-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan; Discussing Process For Filing Matters Under Seal
Counsel: Seth M. McInteer; Howell O'Rear; Samuel P. Funk; D. Gil Schuette; Joy Boyd Longnecker; Sye T. Hickey
__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
09/20/16

Risk Solutions Captive, Inc. ("Captive" and Health Cost Solutions ("HCS"), 100 Bluegrass Commons, #200 Hendersonville, TN 37075 v. Evers Construction Company Inc. ("Evers"), 1014 N. Locust Avenue Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 (16-0583-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: William B. Hubbard; Robyn E. Smith; Daniel H. Puryear; Thomas T. Pennington
__________________________________________________________________________________________

9/15/16

Nashville Cool Springs, L.P. v. Sports Land Group, LLC (16-0726-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: C. Mark Carver; Ryan T. Holt; Robert Mendes; R. Mark Donnell, Jr.
__________________________________________________________________________________________

09/06/16

Kathy Holt Weedman, Jack Sanders Holt, Janelle Holt, Judy Bauman and Donna Ethridge v. Sanders Manufacturing Company, Owen Sanders, James J. Sanders III, Eric O. Sanders, and Loren G. Kirkpatrick (16-0464-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: William B. Hawkins III; Eric G. Evans; Ronald H. Pursell; Edward Hadley; James Catalano
__________________________________________________________________________________________

08/30/16

Covenant Dove, LLC v. Pharmerica Corporation (16-0541-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: J. Cole Dowsley, Jr.; Karen A. Doner; Lucas R. Smith; Michael Hess
__________________________________________________________________________________________

08/23/16

The Vanderbilt University v. Jean F. Simpson, M.D. (16-0316-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: William N. Ozier; Paige Mills; Mary Leigh Pirtle; John Callison; Richard J. Braun; Mary Leech
__________________________________________________________________________________________

08/02/16Vaughan Regional Medical Center, LLC, Raleigh General Hospital, LLC, Lifepoint RC, Inc., HSCGP, LLC, PRHC-Alabama, LLC, Lifepoint Health, Inc., and Lifepoint WV Holdings, Inc. v. Steadfast Insurance Company (16-238-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan Order
Counsel:  W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.; John N. Ellison; Luke E. Debevec; Byron R. Trauger; Paul W. Ambrosius; Maureen Mulligan; Catherine M. Scott
___________________________________________________________________________________________
 
07/13/16Franchise Risk Solutions, Inc. v. Conifer Holdings, Inc., William O. Floyd, Boris Matthew Petcoff, and Sycamore Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Blue Spruce Underwriters (16-176-BC)
Rule 16 Case Litigation Plan Order
Counsel: James R. Kelly; A. Scott Ross; Randall Turk; Andrew George; Han Kyu Lee; Christopher V. Ryan; D. Alexander Fardon; Todd R. Hambidge; Robb S. Harvey; Constantine Kallas; Courtney A. Jones; John Jacobson
___________________________________________________________________________________________
 

02/24/16

Victor Poteet; Michael Clofine; Gene Saltkind; and The Workshop, LLC v. David Brown Levy; Rich Deluca; Prime 100 Business Consultants; Thomas Nilsen; TNT Consulting, LLC; and Triumph Movie, LLC (15-1264-BC)
Moving The Case To A Rule 16.02 Conference
Counsel:  James W. White; David Brown Levy; M. Todd Jackson; Timothy Warnock; Stuart A. Burkhalter
__________________________________________________________________________________________

02/22/16

Robert H. Edwards, M.D. v. Urosite Partners f/k/a Urosite L.P. (15-946-BC)
Example of Moving the Case Along on the Papers
Counsel:  Nadar Baydoun; Stephen Knight; Camille Chandler; James Bowen; Elizabeth Gonser
__________________________________________________________________________________________

02/18/16

Vincent Novak, M.D. v. Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PLC (15-1484-BC)
Case Litigation Plan: Setting Dollar Range On Initial Discovery To Keep Proportionate To Case
Counsel:  Sharon O. Jacobs; Thomas Roe Frazer III; J. Scott Hickman; Lauren Z. Curry
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02/16/16

Seabiscuit Foods, Inc. v. Thomas Edward McDougal v. Outlanders, LLC (15-927-BC)
Example of "Stand-Down" For One Last Pass At Settlement
Counsel:  Roland W. Baggott, III; William L. Norton, III; Kristi W. Arth
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01/28/16

Sabin Ewing, DDS, individually and on behalf of Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, PLLC, Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Cookeville, PLLC, and Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Lawrenceburg, PLLC v. Brent Miller, DDS; Jack Stalker, DDS; Peter Wojtkiewicz, DMD; Jennifer House, DMD; Bryan Burnside, DMD; Patrick Knoell, DDS; Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, PLLC; Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Cookeville, PLLC; and Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Lawrenceburg, PLLC (15-1064-BC)
Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: Paul S. Davidson; Russell B. Morgan; Tara S. Sarosiek; Alex McFall
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01/21/16

Vincent Novak, M.D. v. Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PLC (15-1484-BC)
Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: Sharon O. Jacobs; Thomas Roe Frazer III; J. Scott Hickman
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01/21/16

Gibson Brands, Inc., and Neat Audio Acquisition Corp., v. Neat Audio, Inc., Martin Wolf, Bernard Wise, Martins Saulespurens and Ken Niles (15-1115-BC)
Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: Tim Harvey; W. Scott Sims; D. Gil Schuette; Scott L. Levitt
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01/07/16

Jerry D. Stilts, Peggy S. Trombley v. Kenneth M. Stilts (15-1334-BC)
Status Report Required
Counsel: Alan T. Fister; Michael W. Ferrell
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12/17/15

Quick Enterprises, Inc. and Patrick J. Quick v. Conexess Group, LLC, Austin Meibers, and Gerald Baker (15-1077-BC)
Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: David S. Hagy; James P. Catalano; Kevin C. Klein
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12/09/15

S&V Industries, Inc., v. Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company; Carlisle Transportation Products, Inc.; CTP Transportation Products, LLC; Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Inc.; and The Carlstar Group, LLC (15-0956-BC)
Case Litigation Plan
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Lauren E. Kilgore; Brigid M. Carpenter; Perry W. Miles; Derek H. Swanson; George B. Davis; Samuel F. Miller; Maia T. Woodhouse
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10/23/15

Brian Moore v. Glenn Dukes (15-1146-BC)
Case Litigation Plan and 12/9/15 Litigation Schedule
Counsel: Jay S. Bowen; Will Parsons; Charles W. McElroy; Dudley M. West
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08/19/15

Seabiscuit Foods, Inc. v. Thomas Edward McDougal v. Outlanders, LLC (15-0927-BC)
Notice Regarding Initial Voluntary Disclosure Of Basic, Non-Privileged Information And Documents
Counsel: Roland W. Baggott III; William L. Norton III; Kristi W. Arth
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