Constitutional Challenge to Caps Wrongful Death Damages TN

Suit Filed to Challenge Caps on Non-Economic Damages in Tennessee as Unconstitutional Violation of Right to Trial By Jury

The Law Offices of David Randolph Smith and Associates has filed a suit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, styled Gummo v. Ward et al, No. No. 2:12-060 (2012) that challenges the constitutionality of the damages caps passed by the Tennessee legislature. A copy of Plaintiff’s brief and reply brief challenging the $750,000 cap on non-economic damges and the $500,000 cap on punitive damages is available for download at:

Constitutional Challenge to Tennessee Damages Caps

Reply Brief/Constitutional Challenge to Tennessee Damages Caps

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