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U.S. District Courts in Mississippi

On February 15, 2019 a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a total verdict of $4,170,172 in Woulard v. Greenwood Motor Lines. The case involved an 18-wheeler colliding with a car on I-10 in Jackson County. Here is the Complaint.

Here is the Final Judgment.

The jury apportioned 80% fault to the driver of

On Wednesday a federal court jury in Jackson returned a $350,000 verdict for the plaintiff in Sturkin v. Patrick.

Here is the Jury Verdict.

Here is the Complaint.

Plaintiff Donna Sturkin alleged Vicky Patrick was her probation officer in drug court. Sturkin alleged Patrick violated her rights by stealing from the store where plaintiff

With the President’s “I’ll own it” ‘Schumer shutdown’ of the government entering its third week, the federal judiciary is running out of money.

Fortune reports:

Companies that turn to the federal courts to resolve fights with rivals and customers may find themselves in limbo if the government shutdown continues beyond next week.

The system

Here is a preview of the December 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:
  • $25,000 verdict – Lamar County car wreck case (11/30/18);
  • $17,500 verdict – Madison County County Court breach of contract case (4/18/18)
  • defense verdict – Jackson federal court products (motorcycle) case (12/7/18);
  • defense verdict – Choctaw County tractor negligence case; retrial

On July 20, 2018 a federal court jury in Aberdeen rendered a $20,000 plaintiff verdict in Garrett v. City of Tupelo.

Brandon Garrett was a detective with the Tupelo Police Department. The department wrote him up for mishandling evidence 7 days after his attorney (Jim Waide) wrote a letter requesting that the department relocate