CASH AMERICA INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. GEICO GENERAL INSURANCE CO. - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 20, 2016

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

John R. Cheadle, Jr., and Mary Barnard Cheadle, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Geico General Insurance Company.

Attorneys 2:

Frank L. Day, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellee, Cash America International, Inc.

Judge(s): STAFFORD

Insurance company filed garnishment action in general sessions court against employer garnishee. The sheriff served an hourly employee at one of the employer garnishee’s retail locations. Employer garnishee did not appear in the garnishment action, and the general sessions court entered judgment. Employer garnishee filed this action in the chancery court collaterally attacking the general sessions judgment based on improper service. The chancery court granted summary judgment in favor of employer garnishee. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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