Judge Billy Joe Landrum

On Thursday Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum declared a mistrial after a Jones County Circuit Court jury was unable to reach a verdict in a products liability trial against Ford Motor Co. The trial lasted for several weeks.

Baker Donelson and out-of-state lawyers represented Ford. I do not yet know who represented the plaintiffs or the

On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court vacated two Jones County jury verdicts rendered in one trial in Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. v. Malone and remanded the case for further proceedings. Here is the Court’s opinion. Justice Lamar wrote for the Court.

 The case stemmed from Gary Malone’s right leg amputation two years after he