Post-Trial and Post-Judgment Matters

Rule 60.02(5)

Except as indicated, all indented material is copied directly from the court’s opinion. 

Opinions of the Tennessee Supreme Court


Hussey v. Woods, 538 S.W.3d 476, 487 (Tenn. 2017).

We review the trial court’s denial of a Rule 60.02(5) motion for an abuse of discretion. See Federated Ins., 18 S.W.3d at 624 (citing Toney, 810 S.W.2d at 147). Under this standard, “a trial court abuses its discretion only when it applies an incorrect legal standard, reaches an illogical result, commits clear error in its assessment of the evidence, or relies upon flawed reasoning that results in an injustice.” In re Baby, 447 S.W.3d 807, 817 (Tenn. 2014) (citing Armbrister v. Armbrister, 414 S.W.3d 685, 693 (Tenn. 2013)).

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Appeals


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