JOHN HOWARD STORY, ET AL. v. NICHOLAS D. BUNSTEIN, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Jun 9, 2016

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

David A. Stuart, Clinton, Tennessee, for the appellants, John Howard Story, and Bruce Coffey.

Attorneys 2:

Darryl G. Lowe, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellees, Nicholas D. Bunstine, Brent R. Watson, and Jerrold Lance Becker.

Judge(s): ARMSTRONG

This is a legal malpractice case. Appellees, who are licensed attorneys, represented Appellants in the underlying lender's liability lawsuit. Following dismissal of all defendants in the underlying litigation, Appellants' filed a complaint for legal malpractice against Appellees. The trial court dismissed the legal malpractice case, inter alia, on the ground that the one-year statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims had expired. Tenn. Code Ann. §28-3-104(c)(1). Affirmed and remanded.