Friday, July 20, 2018

Mississippi Litigation Review

PERS Doing Great!!!!!

Not really. Here is a Charlie Mitchell column in the Clarion-Ledger about PERS. It includes: While PERS is far more solvent than Social Security, Uncle Sam’s...

Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Madison Timber, Salesman in Madison County

This may be the first non-SEC civil lawsuit against Madison Timber and its salesmen. It will not be the last. Highway 22 LLC v. McHenry...

$350,000 Jury Verdict in Lamar County Sexual Harassment Case

On Friday a Lamar County jury rendered verdicts totaling $350,000 in Hillman v. Stafford Const. Co. Here is the Complaint. Plaintiff alleged Melvin Stafford sexually harassed...

Here’s One of the Timber Scam Sales Documents

Someone gave me one a Madison Timber sales document. Here it is: Timber return spreadsheet. The document appears to be from 2011. Here are some...

Ponzigeddon

People all over Mississippi woke up this morning glad they had never heard of Arthur Lamar Adams before this week. Except for the victims...

A Look at That 5th Circuit Decision Everyone is Talking About

A lot of articles are being written about the recent 5th Circuit decision ‘blasting’ prominent plaintiff attorney Mark Lanier. Here is the ABA’s story. Here...

April 2018 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the April 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $80,336 verdict- Harrison County County Court car wreck case (3/23/18); $2,000...

When Will PERS Armageddon Arrive?

Everyone knows PERS is going to implode one day. PERS executives, legislators, State executives, they all know. Here are just a few articles on the...

Do Yourself a Favor and Install a Scanner App on Your...

Don’t be the person who takes pictures of documents with your phone. Install a scanner app on your phone and scan documents. It will make...

$725,000 Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Slip and Fall Trial

Last week a Federal Court jury in Gulfport rendered a 40% defendant at fault and $725,000 verdict in Hlywiak v. Grand Casino Biloxi. here is...