Three interesting cases represent significant developments in the laws concerning the distribution of amounts received by the administrator in wrongful death actions, two' of which arose under the Tennessee wrongful death statute and the other arising under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. The two cases arising under the Tennessee statute were problems of somewhat first impression,reasoned upon analogy, and the case arising under the federal statute resulted in the Tennessee Supreme Court overruling its prior decision.
Herman L. Trautman,
Decedents' Estates, Trusts and Future Interests -- 1963 Tennessee Survey,
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