Bumbalough ex rel Shenandoah Mills, Inc. v. Nunnery — H3GM successfully defended, at trial, a shareholder derivative action filed by one of the 50/50 shareholders against the other involving the ownership and operation of a $20m per year dry-mix mill. In ruling for defendants the court found the plaintiff’s case was a “chimera of fantastic speculation.” Despite the absence of any form of buy/sell or shareholder agreement, H3GM then helped the defendant owner negotiate a buy-out of the plaintiff.
Care Foundation of America, Inc. v. National Health Investors, Inc. — Care Foundation of America, Inc. v. National Health Investors, Inc. (United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Tennessee): H3GM represented National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI), a healthcare REIT, in an adversary proceeding in which bankruptcy debtor CFA asserted various claims arising from NHI’s sale of six Florida nursing homes to CFA. The case was complex and involved several expert witnesses; discovery, which took place on a fast-track, included voluminous document production and over 30 depositions. We obtained for our client a settlement in which NHI re-acquired the homes at a favorable price, and CFA paid the full balance due under its purchase price note, just as the trial began.
Music Square Properties, Inc. v. RNR, LLC — The owner of a motel in the revitalized Demonbreun-street area near downtown Nashville hired H3GM when it was sued by an adjoining property owner, a company controlled by Reba McEntire and her husband. The case involved interpretation of a long-standing covenant concerning access to parking. We obtained a jury verdict for our client, including on its counterclaim.
National Book Warehouse, Inc.: Debtor's Counsel — H3GM represented National Book Warehouse, a nationwide operator of retail bookstore chains, as debtor's counsel.