Hinds County Defense Verdict

There was a defense verdict returned on Friday in a Hinds County medical malpractice trial. I do not know the names of the parties or the facts of the case. The vote was 11-1.

Heber Simmons of Ridgeland represented the plaintiff. Mildred Morris of Watkins Eager in Jackson represented the defendant.

On Saturday a Hinds County jury returned a $750,000 verdict in a nursing home case involving Manhattan Nursing and Rehab. Center in Jackson. All the damages were non-economic damages.

The case was a wrongful death case involving Mannie Williams, aged 87. Ms. Williams fell and suffered a fractured pelvis at home. She went to Manhattan for

With the U.S. Senate approving Justice James Graves’ appointment to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, attention turns to who Governor Barbour will appoint to replace Graves on the Miss. Supreme Court. I posted on this issue in this post last June. I’ve had lines in the water for weeks on this issue

A Hinds County jury returned a defense verdict on Friday in a nursing home case.

The case involved the alleged wrongful death of a 92–year old resident of Manhattan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jackson. The woman suffered from pressure sores with infection and sepsis, dehydration and malnutrition.

The jury returned a 10–2 defense verdict after