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2017 Tennessee Code
Title 20 - Civil Procedure
Chapter 12 - Costs
§ 20-12-114. Nominal damages recovered.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 20-12-114 (2017)
In civil actions founded upon assault, assault and battery, malicious prosecution, false imprisonment or for the recovery of damages for overflowing of water by the erection of a gristmill or other waterworks of utility, the plaintiff recovers no more costs than damages, unless the recovery exceeds five dollars ($5.00).
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