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$1 Million Additur Destroys Tennessee Verdict
$1 Million Additur Destroys Tennessee Verdict

When an additur changed a jury verdict from $300,000 to over $1.3 million, the Court of Appeals ruled that it destroyed the jury’s verdict.

The plaintiff brought a health care liability and wrongful death claim after her husband died while in defendant’s hospital being treated for kidney stones. 

The trial judge ordered an additur of $1,061,042.71, “including $300,000 in damages for loss of consortium,” which brought the total award to over $1.3 million.


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