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In preparing this bulletin an examination has been made of all the published opinions of Tennessee. No attempt has been made to cite all opinions because there is considerable duplication, especially in the decisions dealing with street and sidewalk accidents. An attempt, however, has been made to cover all tort liability problems that have been presented to the appellate courts of Tennessee,


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