MARY C. SMITH, as Surviving Widow of James B. Smith v. UHS OF LAKESIDE, INC., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jan 18, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Mimi Phillips and R.H. Chockley, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Mary C. Smith.

Attorneys 2:

Marty R. Phillips and Ashley D. Cleek, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellee, UHS of Lakeside, Inc.

Judge(s): STAFFORD

Appellant appeals the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Appellee mental health facility, effectively dismissing the case. Having determined that the trial court failed to state the legal grounds upon which it was granting summary judgment, we vacate the orders at issue and remand for entry of orders that comply with Rule 56.04 of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure.