MYRTLE ROBINSON, ET AL. V. KENNETH A. OKPOR, MD, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Jan 9, 2015

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Al H. Thomas and Aaron L. Thomas, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Myrtle Robinson, on behalf and as personal representative of Fannie Oliver Zinn.

Attorneys 2:

Jennifer S. Harrison and Lauren Dunavin Callins, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellees, Kenneth A. Okpor, M.D., and Memphis Lung Physicians, P.C.

Judge(s): STAFFORD

The trial court granted summary judgment to the Appellee medical providers on the basis of Appellant’s failure to comply with the health care liability notice provisions, expiration of the applicable statute of limitations, failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted, and res judicata. We affirm as to the trial court’s ruling that Appellant’s claims are barred by the doctrine of res judicata.

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