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Jamie Satterfield

Jamie Satterfield

Jamie Satterfield is an investigative journalist with more than 33 years of experience, specializing in legal affairs, policing, public corruption, environmental crime and civil rights violations. Her journalism has been honored as some of the best in the nation, earning recognition from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the Green Eyeshade Awards, the Tennessee Press Association, the Tennessee Managing Editors Association, the First Amendment Center and many other industry organizations. Her work has led to criminal charges against wrongdoers, changes in state law and citations in legal opinions and journals. She was married to the love of her life for 28 years and is now a widow and proud mother of two successful children of good character and work ethic.

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Knoxville hospital uses COVID as liability shield for suit over fatal medical mistake

By: - March 31, 2022

A Knoxville hospital is trying to use the COVID-19 pandemic to shield itself from liability for a nurse’s fatal medication administration mistake, court records show. Sonny Caldwell was being treated for various conditions, including COVID-19, while he was a patient at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in October 2020, but an investigation by the Knox […]

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Tennessee Supreme Court denies appeal in 2007 Knox County torture slayings

By: - March 29, 2022

The Tennessee Supreme Court this week shot down an appeal bid by the fifth and final suspect to be convicted in the 2007 torture slayings of a Knox County couple. The high court’s decision–made public late Monday–to deny Eric Boyd another appeal of his convictions effectively ends what was a 12-year quest by the families […]

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City of Knoxville forcing Netflix, Hulu fee case to Tennessee Supreme Court

By: - March 28, 2022

The City of Knoxville is leading an effort in Tennessee to use the judicial system to try to force video streaming providers Netflix and Hulu to pay local governments the same operational fees assessed to cable television firms, court records show. If the city’s proposed class-action lawsuit is successful, it could impact both the pricing […]