It seems like everybody is suing everybody. How many personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits are filed in circuit court every year in Tennessee?
Believe it or not, the number of lawsuits for personal injury cases and wrongful death cases in Tennessee is staying about the same, despite the increases in population.
There were 10,659 such cases filed in circuit and chancery court in Tennessee for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009. In the previous year there were 11,171, so filings were down about 5%. The year before (ending June 30, 2007) the total number of filings were 10,165.