$121,686 Bench Verdict in Pearl River County Negligence and Breach of Contract Case


On March 12, 2019 the Pearl River County Court entered a bench verdict and judgement of $121,686 in BRJ, Inc. v. X-Stream Clean Pressure Washing, LLC.
Here is BRJ’s Amended Complaint. BRJ alleged X-Stream damaged the engine of BRJ’s truck while pressure washing it.
The Court found X-Stream was negligent and breached its contract with BRJ. Here is the Final Judgment.
The damages components were:

$38,990- loss of use of truck;
$13,324- attempted repair damages;
$41,928- engine replacement; and
$27,443- pre-judgment interest.

The case was tried over four days in December 2018 and January 2019.  Representing the Plaintiff were Samuel S. McHard and Nicholas Puckett with McHard, McHard, Anderson & Associates in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Representing the Defendant was Erica Lloyd with McAngus Goudelock & Courie in Oxford, MS.
County Court Judge Richelle Lumpkin presided.

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