Verdicts in Mississippi

Here is a preview of the December 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $1,007,700 verdict- Chickasaw County truck negligence case (8/30/19);
  • $100,000 verdict- Lee County employment retaliation case covered here (11/21/19);
  • $3,500 verdict- Forrest County car wreck case (8/7/19);
  • directed verdict- Lamar County employment retaliation case; (11/14/19);
  • defense verdict- Harrison County medical malpractice

On November 21, 2019, a Lee County jury returned a $100,000 verdict in Walters v. Brandi’s Hope¬† Community Services, LLC.

The jury found BHCS fired Plaintiff Heather Walters for reporting abuse of a patient. As an aside, state law requires health care workers to report suspected patient abuse.

The jury also found Defendant Danny Cowart

Here is a preview of the November 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $4 million verdict- Jones County medical malpractice case (10/18/19);
  • $1.5 million verdict- Jackson County truck negligence case covered here (10/30/19);
  • $226,000 verdict- Hinds County car wreck case covered here (10/9/19);
  • $50,000 verdict- Marion County assault case (10/10/19);
  • $40,000 verdict- Jones

In Crawford v. Hinds County the plaintiff sued the county over the Hinds County Courthouse not being accessible to the disabled. Plaintiff sought damages and injunctive relief requiring the county to make all seven courtrooms and all bathrooms accessible.

Before trial, plaintiff rejected the county’s offer to renovate two courtrooms, one bathroom per floor and

Here is a preview of the October 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $2,107,351 verdict- Harrison County medical malpractice case covered here (9/6/19);
  • $300,000 verdict- Harrison County underinsured motorist case (8/26/19);
  • $30,000 verdict- DeSoto County real estate agent negligence case (9/6/19);
  • directed verdict- Hinds County premises liability case (9/4/19);
  • defense verdict- Jones County

Here is a preview of the September 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $3.5 million verdict- Harrison County truck negligence case covered here (8/20/19);
  • $625,000 verdict- Yazoo County truck negligence case (7/16/19);
  • $186,400 verdict- Neshoba County workplace negligence case (7/3/19);
  • $2,500, $2,500 verdicts- Pike County car wreck case (7/24/19);
  • defense verdict- Hattiesburg federal