Courtesy of Shannon Ragland with the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter and sister publications is this plaintiff win rate in medical malpractice trials:

State

Years

Plaintiff

Record

Plaintiff

Win %

Mississippi

2011-2018

37-129

22.2 %

Kentucky

1998-2018

234-837

21.8 %

Alabama

2002-2018

119-361

24.8 %

Tennessee

2005-2018

78-286

21.3 %

My Take:

It’s amazing how consistent

On Friday a Hinds County jury returned a $2.5 million plaintiff verdict in Williams v. Ilercil. The jury apportioned 85% fault to St. Dominic Hospital, which settled before trial, and 15% to the defendant Orhan Ilercil.

Of the verdict, $872,000 was for economic damages. After applying the $500,000 cap for non-economic damage, the total

On Friday a Lowndes County jury in Columbus awarded $2.4 million to the plaintiff in Blevins v. Holzhauer. Here is the Columbus Dispatch article on the verdict.

From the article:

According to circuit court records, Hamilton resident Talanda Blevins sued Dr. James Holzhauer for negligence in 2016, two years after her uterus ruptured while

Here is a preview of the March 2018 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $45,000 verdict- Leflore County car wreck case (2/18/18);
  • $30,845 verdict- Harrison County car wreck case; plaintiff’s medicals: $36,253 (2/15/18);
  • defense verdict- Hinds County car wreck case (2/13/18);
  • defense verdict- Lamar County medical malpractice case (1/26/18);
  • defense verdict- Harrison County bus

Here is a preview of the November 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter:

  • $218,000 verdict- Oxford federal court denial of faculty tenure case covered here (10/27/17);
  • $55,000 verdict- Lowndes County underinsured motorist case (9/1/17);
  • $8,090 verdict- Lamar County County Court underinsured motorist case (11/10/17);
  • $3,437 verdict- Madison County County Court car wreck case

On Thursday a Coahoma County jury returned a Plaintiff’s verdict of $1,128,000 against emergency room physicians Dr. Tommy Hughes and Dr. Jonathan Massey.

Plaintiff alleged that the defendants negligently failed to diagnose bacterial meningitis, resulting in the death of plaintiff’s decedent.

Andrew Neely and Eric Stracener of Jackson represented the plaintiff. Gordon James and Margaret