On June 30, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert and vacated a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gibson v. Kilpatrick.

The case originated in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, with Judge Michael Mills presiding. The plaintiff was the former police chief of Drew. He alleged that

On February 9, 2011 a federal court jury in the Northern District (Western Division) returned a $200,000 verdict against Regions Bank in favor of PGP Investments, LLC. Here is the jury verdict.

Here is PGP’s Complaint in the case. PGP alleged that Regions initially agreed to loan money to PGP in January 2008, but reneged

NMC wrote earlier this week about Judge Mills’ decision to grant a new trial on damages in the $1.15 million Fred’s Dollar trip-and-fall case that I reported in this post in November. Here is NMC’s link to the opinion.

The decision generated some interesting comments over at NMC that are worth reading.

Judge Mills devoted

On Tuesday a federal court jury in the Western Division of the Northern District of Mississippi returned a plaintiff’s verdict of $1.15 million in Whiteaker v. Fred’s Stores of Tennessee. The case involved a trip and fall accident outside a Fred’s Store in Southaven.

Here is the Complaint. The plaintiff alleged that the plaintiff