This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Tennessee Litigation Financing Consumer Protection Act.”

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 47-16-101

  • Consumer: means any natural person who resides, is present or is domiciled in this state, or who is or may become a plaintiff or complainant in a dispute in this state. See Tennessee Code 47-16-102
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.