Legislative Update: TN Tort Reform SB 56 / HB 1099

I have been reporting on some changes to tort reform in Tennessee that will positively affect Tennessee premise owners.  Please see my prior post on this legislation for a more detailed discussion.  In sum, House Bill 1099 overturns joint and several liability in several key situations.  It recently passed the Tennessee House and is now on Governor Haslam’s desk for passage. Here is a link to the Bill Summary:

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/billinfo/BillSummaryArchive.aspx?BillNumber=SB0056&ga=108

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