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Tennessee Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of state noneconomic damages cap for personal-injury cases

February 26, 2020

The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief supporting this outcome. Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Tennessee Supreme Court to reject state constitutional challenge to Tennessee’s statutory cap on noneconomic and punitive damages

July 10, 2019

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tennessee Medical Association, American Medical Association, NFIB Small Business Legal Center, American Tort Reform Association, and Coalition for Litigation Justice, Inc.

John M. Kizer of Gentry, Tipton & Mclemore, P.C. and Cary Silverman of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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