This case presents the issue of whether proper service of process was accomplished regarding the defendant, Saeed Etezadi, M.D. Plaintiff, Will J. Milton, filed a medical malpractice action against Dr. Etezadi on April 14, 2003. The complaint and summons were served upon Dr. Etezadi’s office manager, with a notation appearing on the summons that service was accepted as “agent.” Dr. Etezadi filed an answer which, inter alia, raised the affirmative defense of insufficiency of service of process. Mr.read more »
Ronald L. Grimm and William W. McGowan, III, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Will J. Milton.
Wynne du M. Caffey, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Saeed Etezadi, M.D.