Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Mississippi Litigation Review

August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the August 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$339,912 bench verdict – Hattiesburg federal court conversion/ unjust enrichment...

After Years of Saying Everything Fine, PERS Raises Employer Contribution Rates

Despite years of publicly disputing critics’ claims that there is a PERS crisis and a record 10 year bull market, PERS raised employer contribution...

Defense Verdict in Greenville Federal Court Nursing Home Case

On June 29, 2018, a jury returned a defense verdict in federal court in Dykes v. Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC.  The verdict...

5th Circuit Affirms $3.4 Million Products Liability Verdict

In 2016 I covered a $8.5 million (comparative fault reduced it to $3.4 million) Gulfport federal court verdict in Williams v. Manitowoc Cranes. I...

5th Circuit Affirms $3.4 Million Products Liability Verdict

In 2016 I covered a $8.5 million (comparative fault reduced it to $3.4 million) Gulfport federal court verdict in Williams v. Manitowoc Cranes. I...

I’m Back…..Barely

Hike’s over. It was….hard. Hiking 18-20 miles a day above 10,000 feet is tough for a desk jockey from sea level. You know why there...

Blawggatical

For two years I planned to take a 6-week sabbatical in the summer of 2015 to thru hike the Colorado Trail. It didn’t work...

A Few Local Twitter Accounts to Follow

Local bar organizations are active twitter users. Surprising to me, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi is now on twitter...

May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the May 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$474,444 verdict- Gulfport federal court slip and fall case discussed...

Book Review: Jury Selection Handbook, by Ronald H. Clark and Thomas...

The full title of this book is Jury Selection Handbook, The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Jury Selection. Here is the book on Amazon....