On February 11, 2019 a specially appointed Hinds County Chancellor (Judge James Bell) rendered a $55,000 verdict in Tyrone Lewis v. Lewis et al.
You can view the Court’s ruling at this post on Jackson Jambalaya.
Former Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis won a defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife, Tony Davis,
I received a report last week of a $1.3 million verdict in Hinds County in a medical malpractice case. I have been hampered in putting together a report on the verdict because the Complaint predates electronic filing in Hinds County and the judgment and verdict are not on file yet.
The case is Sanders v.
Last week a Jefferson County jury returned a total verdict of $1,036,000 in McManus v. Phillips 66 [yet another one of my many lifetime nicknames, but I digress]. The case was an asbestos drilling mud case. Here is the Verdict.
The verdict reflects the following damages:
- $36,000- economic
- $800,000- non-economic
- $200,000- punitives.
It’s pretty borderline whether I have enough information to post about this verdict, but what the heck.
There was an asbestos drilling mud trial over the last couple of weeks before Circuit Judge Lamar Pickard in Jefferson County. The trial resulted in a $2.5 million verdict, but only 10% of the fault was apportioned to…
I’m hearing reports of a $10.5 million jury verdict in Coahoma County on Friday in Applewhite v. Hyundai Motor America. The case was originally tried in 2008 with a $4.5 million plaintiff verdict.
In 2011 the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the trial court and remanded the case for a new trial. Here is the…
Last week I blogged about a $5 million verdict in a medical malpractice trial in Coahoma County. Here is more information on the verdict.
The case was Long v. Hadidi. The plaintiffs were Stephanie and Donald Long. The defendant was Dr. Faseeh Hadidi, a neurologist.
Dr. Hadidi was called in to do a Neurology…
Yesterday there was a plaintiff verdict of $5 million in a medical malpractice trial in Coahoma County.
Todd Jeffreys with Povall & Jeffreys in Cleveland and Dennis Sweet of Jackson represented the plaintiff.
That’s all the details I have at the moment. I will provide further information if I get any.
The 2007 Supreme Court Decision:
In June 2003, Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Lamar Pickard granted Sherwin-Williams summary judgment in a lead paint case (Pollard v. Sherwin-Williams). The Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed. But on February 15, 2007, the Miss. Supreme Court reversed and remanded the case for trial in a 5–4 decision.