Opinion FlashJuly 14, 2003
Volume 9 Number 124
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Howard H. Vogel
JOE R. CRAFT v. FORKLIFT SYSTEMS, INC. Court:TCA Attorneys: Douglas E. Jones, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Forklift Systems, Inc. Lance B. Mayes, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Joe R. Craft. Judge: CAIN First Paragraph: This is an appeal from a judgment for Plaintiff in a breach of contract action. The trial court awarded judgment on equitable principles, without any findings as to whether or not the contract had been breached by Defendant. The judgment is reversed. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/craftjoe.wpd
SHERMAN ALEXANDER HENDERSON v. CHARLES M. TRAUGHBER, LARRY HASSELL, AND THE TENNESSEE BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE Court:TCA Attorneys: Sherman Alexander Henderson, Henning, Tennessee, pro se. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter, Michael E. Moore Solicitor General, and John H. Sinclair, Assistant Attorney General, Nashville, Tennessee, for Appellees. Judge: FRANKS First Paragraph: Plaintiff denied parole by the Board of Probation and Parole filed appeal with Chancery Court which was denied. On appeal, we affirm. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/hendersons.wpd
AMY B. SMITH v. MADELEINE FOWLER Court:TCA Attorneys: J. Ross Pepper, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Madeleine Fowler. Stephen K. Heard and Mary B. Langford, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Amy B. Smith. Judge: CAIN First Paragraph: Appellant, the defendant in fault, challenges the lower court's refusal to set aside default judgment. Appellant failed to file her answer timely in the trial court. Neither in the original Motion for Default nor in the response to the Motion to Set Aside did Plaintiff aver any prejudice to her other than delay. We reverse the default judgment and remand the case to the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/smithamyb.wpd
JAMES DARRELL SMITH v. PATRICIA A. CALDWELL and GREGORY A. CALDWELL, and ERIC PARKER Court:TCA Attorneys: Eric Parker, Clarksville, Tennessee, pro se. Albert P. Marks and Roger A. Maness, Clarksville, Tennessee, for Appellee. Judge: FRANKS First Paragraph: In this action to enforce foreign judgment, defendant attempted to appeal the actions of the Trial Court. We dismiss the appeal. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/smithjamesdarnell.wpd
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