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: car accident cases

March Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Posted in Verdicts in Mississippi
Here is a preview of the March 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $45,000 verdict- Leflore County car wreck case (2/18/18); $30,845 verdict- Harrison County car wreck case; plaintiff’s medicals: $36,253 (2/15/18); defense verdict- Hinds County car wreck case (2/13/18); defense verdict- Lamar County medical malpractice case (1/26/18); defense verdict- Harrison County bus… Continue Reading

Defense Wins Hinds County Car Wreck Case with $75,000 Verdict

Posted in Hinds County Circuit Court, Verdicts in Mississippi
About a month ago a Hinds County jury returned a $75,000 verdict in Taylor v. Stubblefield. Here is the Complaint. The Defendant, who lives in Hinds County, rear-ended the Plaintiffs in Magee. It appears to have been a low impact rear-ender. My understanding is that the Defendant was going approximately 3 mph. The Defendant admitted… Continue Reading

Miss. Supreme Court Affirms Hinds County Defense Verdict

Posted in Appellate Decisions From Jury Verdicts, Mississippi Supreme Court
The Supreme Court did not issue many opinions today, but did affirm a defense verdict in Solanki v. Ervin. The case was a car wreck case involving an accident on I-220 in Jackson that resulted in a death. A Hinds County jury returned a defense verdict in 2008 and the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed in a lengthy opinion… Continue Reading