JOEL A. CONKIN, ADMINISTRATOR WITH WILL ANNEXED OF THE ESTATE OF MATTIE L. METTETAL v. RAY W. METTETAL, JR., M.D., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Dec 17, 2015

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Harry Curtis Williams, Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellants, Ray W. Mettetal, Jr., M.D. and Ray W. Mettetal, Jr., M.D., Inc.

Attorneys 2:

Richard M. Currie, Jr., Kingsport, Tennessee, for the appellee, Joel A. Conkin, Administrator With Will Annexed of the Estate of Mattie L. Mettetal.

Judge(s): SWINEY

Ray W. Mettetal, Jr., M.D. (“Dr. Mettetal”) and Ray W. Mettetal, Jr., M.D., Inc. (“Corporation”) appeal the judgment of the Chancery Court for Washington County (“the Trial Court”) finding and holding, inter alia, that Dr. Mettetal breached his fiduciary duty to Mattie L. Mettetal (“Deceased”), improperly converted Deceased’s funds to his benefit and the benefit of his Corporation, and failed to show that the funds were in keeping with gifts pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 34-6-110. We find and hold that the evidence does not preponderate against the Trial Court’s findings, and we affirm.

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