Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Torts & Insurance

Defending Sinkhole Insurance Claims in Tennessee


Tennessee is one of the leading states for sinkhole activity. Because of Tennessee's proneness for sinkholes and because of the significant damage that can result from them, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted Tenn. Code Ann. § 56-7-130 to impose certain obligations on homeowners insurance companies, including the requirement to make sinkhole insurance available. Since its enactment, sinkhole claims have been increasingly litigated and several questions have arisen regarding the meaning and significance of Tenn. Code Ann. § 56-7-130. This CLE will address the meaning and impact of that statute, including the recent attempts to amend it, and will provide lawyers a general framework to use when defending against sinkhole claims.

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Course Credits Dual Credits: 0.00
General Credits: 1.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.