Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Mississippi Litigation Review

Defense Verdict: Tallahatchie County Products Liability Case

On February 17, 2015 a Tallahatchie County jury rendered a defense verdict in Laws v. Louisville Ladder, Inc. The plaintiff alleged that a ladder was...

March Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the February issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $1 million verdict- Hinds County premises liability case...

PERS Investment Stupidity

Last week in this post I criticized the investment allocation for Mississippi PERS. In that post I noted that PERS is investing in foreign...

$1 Million Jury Verdict in Hinds County Premises Liability Case

On Thursday a Hinds County jury rendered a $1 million verdict in Clark v. Arlington Properties, Inc.  The case involved a car-jacking of a woman...

PERS Lunacy Continues

Here are the asset allocations for the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System as of December 31, 2014: PERS Asset Allocation 12-31-14. U.S. Equities – 35.80%  Non-U.S. Equities...

Justice King Shoots Gay Marriage Opponents in the Gut

Last week’s Order and two written objections in Mississippi’s gay divorce case is fascinating from both a procedural and substantive standpoint. Here is the...

The Imagined Racial Divide

The Dedmond gang hate crime murder, put into historical context by Judge Carlton Reeves, evokes tremendous sadness about the nation’s racial divide. It is...

Death of the Billable Hour?

Chase Bryan recently blogged about the billable hour system and alternative fee arrangements. A barrier to alternative fee arrangements is in-house lawyers who are...

Tom Freeland’s Death Silences Influential Voice

News broke Saturday that Oxford attorney Tom Freeland died at age 59. An attorney in Oxford for over thirty years, Freeland became well known...

Two Thumbs Down for Logan’s Roadhouse II

Earlier this week I posted about the big Logan’s Roadhouse brawl in Hattiesburg concluding with vindication for Logan’s. Now, footage from the brawl has...