Animal Law Section

The Animal Law Section focuses on promoting the study and understanding of laws, regulations and court decisions dealing with legal issues involving animals.

Chair
King & King, P.L.C.
2790 N Highland Ave # A
Jackson, TN 38305-1843
(731)664-6864
Vice-Chair
Meharry Medical College
1603 Hickory Club Dr.
Antioch, TN 37013
(615)244-3727
Immediate Past Chair
Tennessee Farmers Insurance...
P.O. Box 998
Columbia, TN 384020998
(931)388-7872
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

7 New Job Postings on TBA’s Joblink

See who is hiring in Tennessee. Recent job postings this month offer opportunities in litigation, real estate, health law and more. See full listings or post positions in your firm on TBA’s Joblink.
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Appeals Court Sides With Plaintiff in Wrongful Death Case of Cat

A decision has been made in the appeals case regarding a wrongful death complaint against a veterinarian and an animal hospital where the defendants admitted to inserting a feeding tube into the cat’s trachea rather than her esophagus, causing the cat to aspirate and die. The trial court found the defendants were not liable because the cat was so ill, she likely would not have survived much longer. The Court of Appeals at Jackson reversed the decision and remanded the case for determination of damages. Here is the opinion authored by Court of Appeals Judge Andy D. Bennett.

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