Sunday, February 17, 2019

Mississippi Litigation Review

October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the September issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $500,000 verdict- Hinds County slip-and-fall case discussed here (9/10/14); $200,000...

Congratulations on your big win! By the way, you’re fired.

The ABA Journal headline told the story: Litigation success brings layoffs for 17 attorneys at law firm representing Halliburton Yep. One of the sad facts of...

$600,000 Verdict Against City of Jackson in Retaliation Case

A federal court jury in Jackson rendered a $600,000 verdict on October 2, 2014 in Hewitt v. City of Jackson. Here is the Clarion-Ledger...

$65,000 Verdict in Aberdeen Federal Court Retaliation, A.D.A. Trial

On September 20, 2014 a federal court jury in Aberdeen rendered a $65,000 plaintiff’s verdict in Mitchell v. City of Tupelo. Here is the Verdict...

Miss. Supreme Court Reinstates $1.1 Million Jury Verdict

Last week in a 5-3 split, the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed a trial court JNOV and reinstated a jury verdict of $1,161,000 in Cheeks...

$10.5 Million Jury Verdict in Retrial of Products Liability Case

I’m hearing reports of a $10.5 million jury verdict in Coahoma County on Friday in Applewhite v. Hyundai Motor America. The case was originally...

Parties Settle in Caps Challenge Case

Those legal nerds observers looking forward to the big oral argument Wednesday in the case where the trial judge ruled that Mississippi’s damages caps are...

The Truth Hurts

On September 16, 2014 the Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of the Neilson v. Dawson defamation case. Here is the...

More From the Lawyers Shouldn’t File Stuff Like this Chronicles

As if getting crushed in the BP Oil Spill litigation wasn’t enough, District Judge Carl Barbier is calling out BP’s lawyers for cheating by...

September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the September issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $173,306 bench verdict- Holmes County nursing home case...