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.

Tag Archives: slip and fall accident

$110,000 Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Slip-and-Fall Trial

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On January 11, 2017 a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a verdict for the plaintiff in Garcia v. Fickling Management Services, Inc. Here is the Complaint. Plaintiff, Linda Garcia, a 65-year-old woman, slipped and fell down concrete steps covered in ice while exiting her apartment at the Palm Isle apartment complex in Biloxi, MS… Continue Reading

Miss. Supreme Court Affirms Judge Yerger’s Directed Verdict in Slip and Fall Case Due to No Causation Expert Testimony Despite Finding that it was Undisputed that Plaintiff was Hurt in the Fall

Posted in Mississippi Supreme Court
On Thursday a 4-3 majority in the Mississippi Supreme Court issued a doozy of an opinion in Martin v. St. Dominic Hospital. The case resulted from a 2005 slip and fall by a St. D physical therapy patient. The Plaintiff fell on a newly waxed floor. She had a grand total of $13,500 in medical… Continue Reading

Defense Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Slip and Fall Trial Involving Stennis Space Center

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On Monday a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a defense verdict in a slip and fall case against the U.S. Government and several other defendants. Here is the Plaintiff’s second amended complaint. The plaintiff (Robert Weisler) worked as a security officer at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. In 2008, Weisler suffered injuries in a… Continue Reading