SANDY WOMACK, ET AL. v. CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA, d/b/a WHITEVILLE CORRECTION FACILITY - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Dec 21, 2012

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Allen Barnes, Hermitage, Tennessee, for the appellants, Sandy Womack and Stacey Womack.

Attorneys 2:

James I. Pentecost and Brittani C. Kendrick, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellee, Corrections Corporation of America.

Judge(s): FARMER

This appeal involves the transfer of a state prisoner’s action based on improper venue. The prisoner was housed in a correctional facility located in Hardeman County, Tennessee. The correctional facility is operated by a private entity. Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated section 41-21-803, the Circuit Court of Davidson County transferred this action to Hardeman County, where the correctional facility is located. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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