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.

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It’s a Good Day to Spectate Mississippi Litigation

Posted in Hinds County Circuit Court, Mississippi Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts in Mississippi
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… Continue Reading

Miss. Supreme Court Affirms Defense Verdict Against Meth Cook

Posted in Appellate Decisions From Jury Verdicts, Mississippi Supreme Court
On Thursday the Miss. Supreme Court affirmed a 2008 Bolivar County defense verdict in Utz v. Running and Rolling Trucking Inc. Here is the Court’s opinion. The case is noteworthy for its facts. It involved the 2003 death of Preston Utz when he rear-ended an 18–wheeler on Highway 61 in Bolivar County. The decedent had been… Continue Reading

Update: $1 Million Verdict in Hinds County McDonald’s Premises Liability Case

Posted in Hinds County Circuit Court, Verdicts in Mississippi
A Hinds County jury returned a $1 million verdict this week for a plaintiff who was beaten by a Wackenhut security guard in a McDonald’s restaurant located on Highway 80 in Jackson after a dispute with the manager over a cup of ice. The plaintiff was allegedly a homeless man who was intoxicated at the time… Continue Reading