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.

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Miss. Supreme Court Reverses and Renders Jefferson County Silica Verdict

Posted in Appellate Decisions From Jury Verdicts, Mississippi Supreme Court
On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed and rendered a $13 million judgment in American Optical Corporation v. Rankin. This was a Jefferson County silica case where the date of the judgment was February 24, 2015. The Court reversed on a statute of limitations issue. The plaintiff filed suit in 2013. Defendant argued that the… Continue Reading