LISA WOMBLE v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

A nurse whose employment at the University of Tennessee Regional Memorial Medical Center was terminated by the hospital brought a complaint against the State, alleging, inter alia, breach of contract and negligent deprivation of her property right to her position as a career state employee. The Claims Commission, William O. Shults, Commissioner, dismissed the claims, concluding that the Commission was without subject matter jurisdiction. The nurse appealed. We affirm.

Attorney 1: 

George T. Underwood, Jr., Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Lisa Womble.

Attorney 2: 

Brian A. Lapps, Jr., Deputy General Counsel, The University of Tennessee; Michael D. Fitzgerald, Assistant General Counsel, The University of Tennessee; and Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: 
FRIERSON
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