Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

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Philip is a trial attorney based in Jackson, Mississippi with a diverse civil litigation practice.

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$4,170,000 Verdict / $2,936,138 Judgment in Gulfport Federal Court 18-Wheeler Crash Trial

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On February 15, 2019 a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a total verdict of $4,170,172 in Woulard v. Greenwood Motor Lines. The case involved an 18-wheeler colliding with a car on I-10 in Jackson County. Here is the Complaint. Here is the Final Judgment. The jury apportioned 80% fault to the driver of the… Continue Reading

Miss. Supreme Court Affirms $484,141.98 Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

Posted in Appellate Decisions From Jury Verdicts, Mississippi Supreme Court
On Thursday a unanimous Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed a jury verdict of $484.141.98 in Robinson v. Corr. Facts: This was a medical malpractice case. In 1998, Regina Corr gave birth at Gulfport Memorial Hospital. Her OB/GYN (Dr. Charles Robinson) delivered by C-section. During the procedure, Regina’s uterus was lacerated, requiring repair. A urology consult the… Continue Reading

$12 Million Federal Court Jury Verdict in Hattiesburg Toyota Roll-over Trial

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On Friday a federal court jury in Hattiesburg rendered a verdict for the plaintiff (Will Graves) and awarded damages of $12,251,178 in a products liability trial involving the 2008 roll-over of a 1995 Toyota 4-Runner SUV. Here is a newspaper article about the verdict. The accident left Will Graves paralyzed from the chest down. He was 16… Continue Reading