METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY v. HOWARD ALLEN, JR. - Articles

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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Nov 23, 2015

Head Comment: With dissenting opinion.

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

William W. Hunt, III, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Howard Allen, Jr.

Attorneys 2:

Tyler Chance Yarbro, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency.

Judge(s): BENNETT

A former tenant of Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (“MDHA”) appeals the decision of the circuit court dismissing the case for failure to prosecute pursuant to Tenn. R. Civ. P. 41.02(1). We have concluded that the trial court erred in dismissing the case for failure to prosecute. The order is reversed and the matter is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings.