Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 29: Remedies and Special Proceedings

Chapter 26: Medical Malpractice

Part 1: General Provisions

TCA 29-26-117: Plaintiff's demand for specific sum inadmissible during trial.

In a health care liability action the pleading filed by the plaintiff may state a demand for a specific sum, but such demand shall not be disclosed to the jury during a trial of the case notwithstanding SC 20-9-302 to the contrary.

History: Acts 1975, ch. 299, SC 16; 1976, ch. 759, SC 17; T.C.A., SC 23-3416; Acts 2012, ch. 798, SC 9.