Last week Circuit Judge Charles Webster of Coahoma County ruled that Mississippi’s limit on non-economic damages is unconstitutional. The decision arose from a $7.5 million verdict in a premises liability fire case in September 2011. I don’t know what the non-economic damages were, but will look it up Monday and update this post.
On Thursday a unanimous Mississippi Supreme Court partially affirmed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment on Daubert issues in Patterson v. Tibbs, et al. Here is the Court’s opinion.
A baby was born at Bolivar County Medical Center and died the same day. Plaintiff argued that the baby died from an over-dose of Demerol that was…