Monthly Archives: August 2013

Recent Tennessee Case – Premise Owner’s Liability For Negligent Construction by Contractor

In the recent case of Greg Parker, et al. v. Holiday Hospitality Franchising, Inc., et al., the Tennessee Court of Appeals addressed liability for a premise owner arising out of the negligent work completed by an independent contractor.  This case was appealed from the Circuit Court for Roane County following summary judgment in favor of the hotel.

Rule – a premise owner may not be liable for negligent construction of the premises unless he or she caused the condition or had some notice of the condition prior to the accident. Continue reading