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Tennessee Malpractice Law Being Challenged Over Soldier’s Suicide

A recent federal appeals court opinion could aid a Tennessee military widow’s efforts to hold the federal government responsible for her husband’s suicide. The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has sent a case involving Scott Walter Eiswert back to …

Holding Government Legally Liable for Failing to Act

Like a driver obligated to use his brakes to prevent hitting a pedestrian in a road, governments have a duty to protect private property with the right laws and regulations, according to a Vanderbilt Law School professor. If a governmental …