On November 19, 2013 a federal court jury in Jackson returned a defense verdict for Ford Motor Co. in a products liability case filed by a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper.

The trooper was injured when his state-issued 2008 Ford Crown Victoria left the roadway and hit a tree at approximately fifty miles-per-hour. The trooper was

On October 30, 2013 a Bolivar County Circuit Court jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in Melvin v. Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC. 

The plaintiff’s family member resided at the nursing home for six weeks in 2008. He developed a stage II pressure ulcer while at the nursing home.

Plaintiff claimed that the nursing