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Barrett Construction v. TOSHA


Frank Barrett d/b/a Barrett Construction Company v. Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

This case involved an appeal from the issuance of a penalty in excess of $50 for a violation of the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act. The company alleged that this penalty violated article VI, section 14 of the Tennessee Constitution prohibiting fines in excess of $50 without a jury trial. The Supreme Court upheld the penalty and found that the fifty-dollar limitation in article VI, section 14 of the Tennessee Constitution only applies to the judicial branch of government and is not applicable to administrative agencies.


State Court Filings in Barrett Construction



This list includes only significant filings and is not intended to be a complete record of the matter.