Last week a Hinds County jury returned a defense verdict in Malouf v. Fredericks. The case involved medical malpractice allegations against two Jackson physicians.

Mike Malouf, Sr. of Jackson represented the plaintiff.

Carl Hagwood and Diane Pradat Pumphrey of Wilkins Tipton in Jackson represented one of the physician doctors and Whit Johnson of Currie Johnson in

As reported earlier this week on Jackson Jambalaya, Hinds County Senior Judge Tomie Green entered an Order Establishing Criminal and Civil Divisions in Hinds County. You can read the Order at the JJ link above.

The Order tabs Judges Kidd and Weill to primarily preside over civil cases. Judges Green and Gowan will primarily preside over criminal

There were at least four significant civil trials last week in Mississippi with the plaintiffs winning 3 of 3 that went to verdict. I did not get much information on all but the Amite County verdict. Here is what I know:

  1. A $1.2 million verdict in Hinds County Circuit Court against Manhattan Nursing Home. Manhattan has a long tradition of

A Hinds County jury awarded $1.02 million last week to the victim of a miss-filled Coumadin prescription. Coumadin (Warfarin) is a blood thinner prescribed to prevent blood clots that can lead to injuries such as strokes.

Here is a copy of the Complaint. Margie Kemp was the plaintiff. Kemp alleged that Mississippi Discount of

That sound that you just heard was the jaws dropping of lawyers all over Mississippi in reaction to the Mississippi Supreme Court’s decision in InTown Lessee Associates v. Howard. The Court affirmed a total verdict of $4 million to two plaintiffs were were beaten and robbed at the InTown Suites on I-55 in Northeast Jackson. 

Here are