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

There was a 11-1 defense verdict in a silica trial in Jones County on April 3.

The case was Pierce v. American Optical.

Silas McCharen with Daniel Coker in Jackson represented the defendant.

Patrick Malouf and Allen Smith of Ridgeland represented the plaintiff.

Judge Billy Joe Landrum presided in the case.

Lots of interesting court proceedings in Jackson today. The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today at 9:00 a.m. in the Barbour Pardon-gate case. As always, you can watch the video of the arguments live here at the Supreme Court’s website. It’s an en banc hearing, so you can bet that there will be some

The $3.3 million verdict in Rankin County last week is confirmed. It was an 18-wheeler case where a drunk truck driver ran a red light on highway 49 in Florence. The truck driver pleaded guilty to DUI homicide. The case was a wrongful death suit on behalf of the family of a nineteen-year-old passenger. It was