Monday, September 24, 2018

Mississippi Litigation Review

Defense Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Slip-and-Fall Trial

On August 15, 2014 a Jackson federal court jury rendered a defense verdict in Chatham v. Logan’s Roadhouse, Inc. Here is the Complaint. The Complaint alleges that...

August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the August issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter:$40,000 verdict-  Neshoba County premises liability case...

$173,306 Verdict in Holmes County Nursing Home Trial

On July 24, 2014 Holmes County Circuit Judge Janie Lewis rendered a verdict and judgment of $173,306 in Hite v. Durant Healthcare, LLC, et...

Lawyers Roll in Stupid Country

Judge Primeaux has been lighting it up lately on his blog, including this post Friday on stupidity. Here is my favorite part of the...

Former JSU Women’s Basketball Coach Recovers Another $200,000 from School

In December I wrote here about a $182,000 jury verdict for former women’s basketball coach Denise Taylor-Travis against Jackson State University. On August 1,...

Book Review: Justice for Ella, by Pam Johnson

Pam Johnson’s Justice for Ella is a story about a courageous battle against white supremacy in 1959 Mississippi. It’s an irresistible feel good story...

Remember When Checking the Mail Was a Big Deal?

The practice of law has changed a lot in the 21 years I have been doing it. One area that has changed a lot–particularly...

Miss. CLE Deadline is Next Week

With not a lot interesting happening on the Mississippi legal front this week, I remind Mississippi attorneys that the deadline for obtaining 12 hours...

$40,000 Verdict in Neshoba County Slip-and-Fall Case

I’m not sure of the exact date of the verdict, but I have a report of a $40,000 verdict in a Neshoba County slip-and-fall...

The New Legal Dream Team

From the Onion comes news of the formation of a new legal dream team of non-lawyers dedicated to defeating the injustice of a co-worker’s...