Tennessee Supreme Court upholds caps on personal injury damages

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 29, 2020 4:05 AM CT

In a 3-2 decision, the court upheld a 2011 state law capping damages juries can award in personal injury lawsuits, reversing rulings in two lower courts and drawing criticism from a Democratic Memphis lawmaker.


Tennessee Supreme Court Raumesh Abkari
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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