Monday, December 9, 2019

Mississippi Litigation Review

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...

The Rule of Thumb is You Can’t Recover From the Thief

As widely reported on Jackson Jambalaya and elsewhere, multiple metro area homeowners associations are accusing Ridgway Lane of embezzlement. Most of these homeowners associations...

November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the November 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$4 million verdict- Jones County medical malpractice case (10/18/19); $1.5 million...

Big Day for Legal Tech Nerds as Legal Keyboard Goes Wireless

Only legal tech nerds like me know there is actually a legal industry specific keyboard. But for many, the fact it wasn’t wireless was...

37 States Now Require Attorneys to Have Technology Competence

The Legal Skills Prof blog reports on Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites blog report that Georgia may join 37 states in addressing technology competence in its...

$1.5 Million Verdict in Jackson County Trucking Accident Case

On Wednesday a Jackson County jury rendered a $1.5 million verdict in Warren v. Hernandez. This was a car/tractor trailer case. Ms. Warren alleged she...

Plaintiff Loses on Standing in Jackson Federal Court ADA Trial

In Crawford v. Hinds County the plaintiff sued the county over the Hinds County Courthouse not being accessible to the disabled. Plaintiff sought damages...

October 2019 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the October 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:$2,107,351 verdict- Harrison County medical malpractice case covered here (9/6/19); $300,000...