13 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 204,929 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is 'genuine,' that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 189,377 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there cannot be a genuine issue of material fact where the nonmoving party fails to make a sufficient showing to establish the existence of an essential element
  3. Scott v. Harris

    550 U.S. 372 (2007)   Cited 2,112 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[a]t the summary judgment stage, facts must be viewed in the light most favorable to the nonmoving party only if there is a 'genuine' dispute as to those facts, and that where a video depicts facts in such a clear manner that "no reasonable jury" could have believed "a different story," then the court must "view the facts in the light depicted by the videotape"
  4. Rodgers v. Banks

    344 F.3d 587 (6th Cir. 2003)   Cited 666 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an employee's speech is protected "as long as some portion of the speech" addresses a matter of public concern
  5. Blair v. West Town Mall

    130 S.W.3d 761 (Tenn. 2004)   Cited 451 times
    Holding that although plaintiff's deposition testimony was not sufficient to prove notice, it did not affirmatively negate the element of notice because it did not prove that the defendants did not have actual or constructive notice
  6. Thomas v. Aetna Life Cas. Co.

    812 S.W.2d 278 (Tenn. 1991)   Cited 209 times
    Holding testimony could be or is possibly, combined with lay testimony, sufficient to support an award.
  7. Miller v. Choo Choo Partners, L.P.

    73 S.W.3d 897 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001)   Cited 36 times
    Holding that causation of medical condition must be established by a medical expert
  8. Fowler v. City of Memphis

    514 S.W.3d 732 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2016)   Cited 7 times

    No. W2015-01637-COA-R3-CV. 08-11-2016 C. Wesley FOWLER as Administrator Ad Litem of the Estate of Frank Jackson v. CITY OF MEMPHIS, et al. C. Wesley Fowler and Jonathan O. Richardson, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, C. Wesley Fowler as Administrator Ad Litem of the Estate of Frank Jackson. Lang Wiseman and Will Patterson, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellee, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water. Dale H. Tuttle, Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellee, City of Memphis. J. Steven Stafford, P.J. C. Wesley

  9. Bowling v. Wal-Mart

    233 F. App'x 460 (6th Cir. 2007)   Cited 9 times
    Holding the district court did not abuse its discretion in slip and fall case in granting summary judgment prior to discovery cut-off date purportedly established under pretrial order, where plaintiffs had seventeen months to conduct discovery
  10. Nolley v. Eichel

    No. M2006-00879-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Apr. 2, 2007)   Cited 6 times
    Reasoning that " vital element of proof upon which Plaintiff bears the burden is simply missing in this case" because, aside from Plaintiff's statements that she did not know how the liquid or broken beer bottle she slipped on came to be on the floor or how long the liquid or bottle had been there, "[t]here is no other proof of any kind in the record bearing on the length of time that the offending condition existed prior to the accident"
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 287,164 times   130 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit