TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 25, 2018
The Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled in favor last week of a former Coffee County employee who claimed she was dismissed inappropriately by the county, and now residents are on the hook for more than $1 million in damages and attorney fees, The Manchester Times reports. County litigation insurance doesn’t cover this type of claim, so the money to pay Melinda Keeling’s damages and her attorney fees will come from the county’s general fund. Nonetheless, Coffee County Attorney Robert Huskey said the case would likely continue, as he would recommend the county file an appeal to the Tennessee Supreme Court.