On Thursday a Hinds County Circuit Court jury returned a 12–0 defense verdict in a nursing home negligence case against Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, which is in the Tara Cares system.

The plaintiff alleged that the nursing home’s negligence resulted in dehydration, fecal impaction and death. The decedent was a resident of Lakeland for

On Thursday a Jackson Division federal court jury returned a verdict for Nationwide Insurance Co. in a dispute with an insured. Here is the verdict in Nationwide v. Doolittle.

Here is Nationwide’s Dec. Action Complaint. Nationwide alleged that the Doolittles made material misrepresentations in their fire-loss claim regarding the contents of their home. 

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

Any doubts about whether Justice James Graves would be confirmed to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals seemed to be put to rest on Friday with Mississippi Republican Senator Roger Wicker’s endorsement of Graves.

So how does Graves’ imminent departure impact the future of the Mississippi Supreme Court? It’s hard to say at this