SANDRA BELLANTI, ET AL. v. CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jan 30, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Michael Fletcher, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, City of Memphis, Tennessee.

Attorneys 2:

Thomas E. Hansom and Leigh Hansom Thomas, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellees, Sandra Bellanti and Albert Bellanti.

Judge(s): FARMER

Plaintiff motorist was seriously injured when a padlock was hurled from beneath a lawn mower operated by a City of Memphis Parks Services employee and through the window of her vehicle, striking her in the head and resulting in the loss of her left eye. The motorist and her husband filed an action for damages against the City, which was adjudicated pursuant to the Governmental Tort Liability Act. The trial court entered judgment in favor of Plaintiffs, and the City appeals. We affirm.

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