Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gail O. Mathes, Memphis, for appellants.
Joseph Michael Cook, Memphis (Jim Waide, of counsel), Tupelo, MS, for appellee.
Supreme Court of Tennessee, at Jackson.
In this appeal, we are asked to determine whether the discovery rule applies to the six-month statute of limitations for slander, and whether the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act is applicable. We also consider whether a claim has been stated for the tort of intentional interference with prospective economic advantage. For the reasons stated below, we conclude that the discovery rule does not apply to the slander statute...
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