Nurse Practitioners Are Exempt from Subpoena to Trial

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On March 28, Governor Haslam signed a bill adding advance practice nurses to the statutory list of persons exempt from subpoena to trial. As a general rule, anyone can be subpoenaed to testify at trial. Rule 45 of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure generally govern subpoenas in civil lawsuits. Subpoenas are serious, whether they…

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Fuqua Urges Tennessee Supreme Court to Uphold Dismissal of Medical Malpractice Case

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Batson Nolan Clarksville Lawyer Erik Fuqua

Associate attorney Erik Fuqua of the firm’s litigation group presented oral argument on two cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court during their February 5, 2014 session at Belmont Law School. The first of these cases was Thurmond v. Mid-Cumberland Infectious Disease Consultants, et al., M2012-02270-SC-R11-CV. Mr. Fuqua argued the case on behalf of the defendant…

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