Sunday, March 29, 2020

Mississippi Litigation Review

Last Post

In January I announced I would stop blogging after a final post. Maybe I’ll start back later, but that’s not the current plan. I have...

Two Tips and an Announcement

I’ve got two tips and an announcement in this post. First, the announcement. After eleven years, I’ve decided to stop blogging. In retrospect, it’s past...

What About Web Based Advertising?

Last week I talked about television advertising for attorneys. But what about internet marketing? Most attorneys aren’t fans. Here is a portion of an email...

Multi-millions Spent on Attorney Advertising in Mississippi

Jimmie Gates with the Clarion Ledger penned an excellent article on attorney advertising over the holidays. The article prominently features Richard Schwartz, the godfather of...

Why Don’t All State Courts Have Electronic Filing?

It’s a rhetorical question. I know the answer. The reason all state courts in Mississippi don’t use electronic filing is, in a word, politics. Some clerks...

December 2019 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the December 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$1,007,700 verdict- Chickasaw County truck negligence case (8/30/19); $100,000 verdict- Lee...

Want to Go Paperless? Here’s How

Thinking about going paperless but don’t know how? Sam Glover’s post on the Lawyerist blog explains how. Glover opens with a salient point: if you...

Industry Disruptive Tech is Coming

Yahoo News reports on China experimenting with artificial intelligence in the judicial system. It opens: Artificial-intelligence judges, cyber-courts, and verdicts delivered on chat apps —...

The Problem is the System – Not the Cost of Lawyers

Zero Hedge ran this post last week about most Americans not being able to afford lawyers. It’s not an unusual take. Stories like these suggest...

$100,000 Jury Verdict in Lee County Retaliation Case

On November 21, 2019, a Lee County jury returned a $100,000 verdict in Walters v. Brandi’s Hope  Community Services, LLC. The jury found BHCS...