Resources for Tort Attorneys
Over the course of his career, John Day has often been asked why he dedicates so much of his time writing about the law and educating both young and experienced lawyers on new developments in tort and trial law. John’s response: a rising tide lifts all boats. John is committed to advancing not only the state of the law but also the legal profession itself by helping lawyers keep current on new cases, legal trends and their application to the daily practice of law.
In addition to seminar materials, John’s writings include regular articles for the Tennessee Bar Association’s Journal, two blogs and the books below:
Day on Torts: Leading Cases on Tennessee Tort Law -- This book has been an invaluable resource for both lawyers and judges alike for more than 5 years. The book is intended to be a quick reference for lawyers needing key information on a particular tort law subject or a starting point for more in-depth research. To purchase this book, follow this link.
Compendium of Tennessee Tort Reform Statutes and Related Case Law, 2008-2016 – This book reviews all of the “tort reform legislation signed into law since the beginning of the 106th General Assembly through the end of the 107th General Assembly. To purchase this book, follow this link.
Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault – This book is a comprehensive guide to Tennessee’s comparative fault system with discussions of significant cases and statutes, practice points, etc. To purchase this book, follow this link.
Tennessee Law of Civil Trial – This 500+ page book quickly and thoroughly explains the law of trial from scheduling orders to motions for new trial. It also offers 75 of John's tips for trial preparation and forms to help you get ready. To purchase this book, follow this link.
Tennessee Law of Civil Trial - Motion Practice for Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyers - A quick reference guide for Tennessee lawyers who handle personal injury and wrongful death litigation. This book covers procedure, strategy, ethical considerations, practical tips and some form motions. Click on the link for a full table of contents.