TIMOTHY SCOTT MARCUM, ET AL. v. HASKEL “HACK” AYERS, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 15, 2012

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Stephen A. Marcum, Huntsville, Tennessee, for the appellants, Timothy Scott Marcum and Audrey L. Marcum.

Attorneys 2:

Dudley W. Taylor, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellees, Haskel “Hack” Ayers and Tomi Ayers.

Judge(s): SWINEY

Timothy Scott Marcum and Audrey L. Marcum (“Plaintiffs”) purchased real property containing a house originally constructed by Haskel “Hack” Ayers and Tomi Ayers (“Defendants”). After the purchase, Plaintiffs discovered problems with the house. Plaintiffs and Defendants entered into a settlement agreement. Subsequently, Plaintiffs discovered additional problems with the house. Plaintiffs sued Defendants. Defendants filed a motion for summary judgment. After a hearing, the Trial Court granted Defendants summary judgment after finding that the settlement agreement constituted an unambiguous release of all claims past, present, and future. Plaintiffs appeal to this Court. We affirm.

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