Western Section Reverses Suggestion of Death Dismissal, Preserving Minor's Med Mal Cause of Action

ERIC HOLLEY, Individually and on behalf of SUSIE HOLLEY, Deceased v. MELROSE BLACKETT, M.D.
Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys:

Al H. Thomas, Aaron L. Thomas, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Felicia Corbin Johnson, next friend and/or attorney ad litem of M.H., daughter of Eric Holley, deceased.

Darrell E. Baker, Jr., Deborah Whitt, M. Jason Martin, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellee, Melrose Blackett, M.D.

Judge: HIGHERS

This appeal involves an attempt to substitute parties after the original plaintiff in this wrongful death case died. The trial court struck the motion to substitute parties and dismissed the case. We reverse and remand for further proceedings.

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