December 27, 2012

Court reviews competing lawsuits filed by a homeowner and a contractor against one another over construction contracts

BRIAN BOX v. DAVID GARDNER (Tenn. Ct. App. December 26, 2012)

Homeowner and Contractor filed competing suits against one another in the general sessions court. Homeowner was awarded $1,500.00 against Contractor; Contractor’s suit against Homeowner was dismissed. Contractor then appealed to the circuit court. The circuit court dismissed all actions filed by both parties, finding that the construction contracts required arbitration of disputes. Homeowner appeals and we affirm.

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