McClay v. Airport Management Services, LLC


(Tenn., filed July 2019): Arguing that the state’s statutory limit on noneconomic damages is constitutional.  It responds to a rise in pain and suffering awards by restoring predictability to the civil justice systems and the legislature has the authority to modify common law rights and remedies.

Court ruled in favor of ATRA's position

On February 27, 2020, the Tennessee Supreme Court agreed with ATRA’s position and upheld the statutory limits. 

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