Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

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Philip is a trial attorney based in Jackson, Mississippi with a diverse civil litigation practice.

Category Archives: Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes

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Nursing Home Lawyer Says Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes Can Pay Any Sized Judgment

Posted in Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes
The Mississippi Business Journal’s quarterly health care issue contained an article on the unsuccessful efforts in the Mississippi Legislature to pass a bill requiring nursing homes to carry liability insurance. Here is a link to the digital issue. The article starts on page 32. In the article Jackson attorney John Maxey speaks on behalf of the nursing home industry,… Continue Reading

Identifying Mississippi’s Uninsured Nursing Homes

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As discussed in this post, in March State Senate Insurance Committee Chairman Buck Clarke and the insurance committee killed a bill that would have required Mississippi nursing homes to carry $500,000 in liability insurance coverage. In doing so, Clarke showed that he represents a few rich owners of nursing homes rather than every day Mississippians. Uninsured nursing… Continue Reading

Senator Buck Clarke Sacrifices Vulnerable Adults for Profits of Bad Nursing Homes

Posted in Politics in Mississippi, Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes
As discussed in this March 1 post, State Senate Insurance Committee Chairman Buck Clarke killed a bill that would have required Mississippi nursing homes to carry $500,000 in liability insurance coverage. Sid Salter has the story in today’s Clarion-Ledger. Why would Buck Clarke kill a bill that passed in the House with bipartisan support? Salter explains:… Continue Reading

Mississippi Nursing Home Owners Fighting Requirement For Liability Insurance

Posted in Politics in Mississippi, Uninsured Mississippi Nursing Homes
Sid Salter with the Clarion-Ledger penned this story yesterday about the efforts of Mississippi nursing home owners to defeat a bill pending in the legislature that would require nursing homes to carry $500,000 in liability insurance coverage. My understanding is that the bill passed in the House of Representatives. There is a rumor circulating that Senate… Continue Reading