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Posted by: Kreis White on Mar 12, 2014

MS. B., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF MINOR CHILD, JOHN DOE, “N” v. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, ET AL.
Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys:

Luvell L. Glanton, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Appellant, Mother.

Gregory W. Callaway and Susan Scott VanDyke, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Appellee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Judge: FARMER

Plaintiff filed an action against Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, in addition to its Tennessee affiliate and others, seeking damages arising from alleged sexual and emotional abuse of a minor child by a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee volunteer. The trial court determined that the national organization did not owe a duty to the minor child and entered summary judgment in favor of the organization. We reverse and remand for further proceedings.

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