D’ARMY BAILEY, ET AL. v. SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on May 16, 2013

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Imad Al-Deen Iben Abdullah, Bruce Anthony McMullen, JoAnn Coston-Holloway and Alan Jerome Wade, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellants, D’Army Bailey, Stanley Kline and John Kington, M.D.

Attorneys 2:

Martin Andrew Wohlfarth and G. Patrick Arnoult, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellees, Shelby County, Tennessee, The Shelby County Retirement Board, A. C. Wharton, Jr., Betty Loveless, Osie Ward, Cleo Kirk, Tom Moss, Pat Cole, Larry Potter, Ulysses Truitt, Williams Powell, Henry Hooper and James Huntzicker, Members of the Retirement Board.

Judge(s): FARMER

Plaintiffs, former part-time Shelby County employees, claim they were wrongfully excluded from Shelby County’s retirement plan. The trial court dismissed all claims based on the sixyear limitations period applicable to contract actions. We affirm in part, reverse in part, vacate in part, and remand.

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