Sunday, December 16, 2018

Mississippi Litigation Review

$40,000 Verdict in Neshoba County Slip-and-Fall Case

I’m not sure of the exact date of the verdict, but I have a report of a $40,000 verdict in a Neshoba County slip-and-fall...

The New Legal Dream Team

From the Onion comes news of the formation of a new legal dream team of non-lawyers dedicated to defeating the injustice of a co-worker’s...

July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the verdicts reported in the July issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $13.8 million verdict (50% fault to defendant)-...

Adultery Protected by First Amendment? Probably Not

In an interesting attack on the alienation of affection cause of action, a North Carolina judge ruled that  the cause of action violates due...

U.S. Supreme Court Vacates 5th Circuit Decision on Mississippi Retaliatory Discharge...

On June 30, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert and vacated a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gibson v. Kilpatrick. The case...

Don’t Go into Debt to Attend Law School

Slate says it’s time to apply to law school. Wow. Talk about completely misguided. Above the Law takes issue with the Slate article in a...

Mississippi Not on Latest Judicial Hellhole List

The American Tort Reform Foundation’s latest propaganda on judicial hellholes can be read here. The site focuses on civil venues where large corporations have...

Mississippi Not on Latest Judicial Hellhole List

The American Tort Reform Foundation’s latest propaganda on judicial hellholes can be read here. The site focuses on civil venues where large corporations have...

Eaton Finally Throws in the Towel

The settlement of the Eaton v. Frisby litigation last week was not a surprise. The case went quiet after Eaton got its clock cleaned...

Still a Lot of Vacant Office Space in Jackson Metro

CBRE Jackson issued this report on the Jackson office space market for the 4th quarter of 2014. The vacancy rate for the Jackson market...