Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Comments on the Latest Developments in Mississippi Civil Litigation

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

Tag Archives: Morgan & Morgan

Rocky Wilkins Joins Morgan & Morgan

Posted in General
A couple of weeks ago Jackson personal injury attorney Rocky Wilkins announced that he will join the Jackson office of Morgan & Morgan on May 1. It’s my understanding that the plan is for Rocky to try all of the firm’s Mississippi cases. Wilkins’ late father was a well known criminal lawyer in Jackson. Before… Continue Reading

Another Hinds County Nursing Home Trial — Another Defense Verdict

Posted in Hinds County Circuit Court, Verdicts in Mississippi
As discussed here, two weeks ago a Hinds County jury in Judge Winston Kidd’s courtroom rendered a defense verdict in a nursing home / medical malpractice case. Last week, there was a another trial of a nursing home case in Hinds County, this one in Judge Tommie Green’s courtroom. The result was another defense verdict.… Continue Reading

Defense Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Nursing Home Trial

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On October 23 a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a defense verdict in Haymore v. Chadwick Nursing & Rehab. Center. Here is the Court’s memorandum opinion denying SJ, which outlines the case facts. The nursing home resident entered the facility in 2009 at the age of 79 with a history of diabetes, strokes and other… Continue Reading

$150,000 Jury Verdict for Victim of Assault at Gentlemen’s Club

Posted in Verdicts in Mississippi
On October 17, 2013 a Hinds County County Court jury rendered a plaintiff’s verdict for $150,000 in Goodman v. Baby O’s Restaurant, Inc. d/b/a Danny’s Downtown. The plaintiff was a patron of the Danny’s Downtown Gentlemen’s Club in Jackson. Plaintiff claimed he was assaulted by the club’s employees and owner (that would be “Danny” I’m… Continue Reading

$130,496 Jury Verdict in Jackson Federal Court Underinsured Motorist Case

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On August 19, 2013 a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a plaintiff verdict in the amount of $130,496 in Carter v. Allstate Ins. Co. Here is the jury’s verdict and judgment. The case involved an underinsured motorist claim. A satisfaction of judgment was filed on September 10. John Hall with Morgan and Morgan in Jackson represented… Continue Reading

Book Review: You Can’t Teach Hungry- Creating the Multimillion Dollar Law Firm, by John Morgan

Posted in Book Reviews
You Can’t Teach Hungry is John Morgan’s self-described how-to guide for building the multi-million dollar law firm. Morgan is the founder of the Morgan & Morgan personal injury law firm that has developed a national footprint. The firm lists eleven lawyers in its Jackson office, which makes it one of the largest plaintiff firms in the state.… Continue Reading