VALERIE MILLER v. JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Dec 8, 2016

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Christopher L. Taylor, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Valerie Miller.

Attorneys 2:

Patrick W. Rogers, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellees, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District and West Tennessee Healthcare, Inc.

Judge(s): GOLDIN

This is a case, brought pursuant to the Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act, involving a plaintiff who was injured when she slipped and fell in a municipal hospital owned and operated by the defendant. The plaintiff alleged that she suffered injuries after slipping in water that was on the hospital's floor. Following a bench trial, the trial court found that the defendant had no actual or constructive notice of the water and entered judgment in its favor. The plaintiff appealed. We affirm.

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