In default thereof, a witness forfeits to the party at whose insistence the subpoena issues, the sum of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125), to be recovered by scire facias; and is further liable to the action of the party for the full damages sustained for want of such witness’ testimony.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 24-2-102

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.