Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Royce Taylor, Murfreesboro, for plaintiff-appellant.
William C. Moody, Nashville, for defendant-appellee.
Supreme Court of Tennessee, at Nashville.
The issue before the Court concerns the continued validity of the doctrine of interspousal immunity; specifically, whether that common law doctrine should be allowed to preclude a negligence action by one spouse against the other.
On June 5, 1979, the plaintiff-appellant, Marjorie Ann Davis, was riding as a passenger in a motorized fishing boat which was being operated by her husband, the defendant-appellee, Wayne Davis. At...
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