JAMES HEFLIN ET AL. v. IBERIABANK CORPORATION - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Jan 23, 2018

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Larry E. Parrish, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellants, James Heflin, and Janie Heflin.

Attorneys 2:

Todd B. Murrah and Lewis W. Lyons, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellees, Iberiabank, FSB, Iberiabank Corporation, and Iberia Financial Services, LLC.

Lakesha Thomas and Rodricko Thomas, Appellees.

Judge(s): GOLDIN

Plaintiffs, an elderly man and his wife, sued their bank and affiliated entities and others, alleging various theories of liability. The elderly man, upon making two separate withdrawals of a large amount of cash from the bank, was robbed on two separate occasions following the withdrawals. Plaintiffs alleged that the robberies occurred because a bank employee informed her husband of the elderly couple’s address and of the large cash withdrawals. The bank filed a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted, and the trial court granted the motion. We affirm the dismissal of several claims because the Appellants’ brief does not comply with the Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure. We affirm the dismissal of the remaining claims because Appellants have not stated a claim for which relief may be granted.

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