The Mississippi Court of Appeals decided the much ballyhooed caps case on Tuesday. Here is the Court’s decision in Emergency Medicine Associates of Jackson v. Glover.

As predicted, the Court never got to the issue of whether Mississippi’s caps on non-economic damages are constitutional.

This was a Hinds County medical malpractice case where

On Thursday a unanimous Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed a jury verdict of $484.141.98 in Robinson v. Corr.

Facts:

This was a medical malpractice case. In 1998, Regina Corr gave birth at Gulfport Memorial Hospital. Her OB/GYN (Dr. Charles Robinson) delivered by C-section. During the procedure, Regina’s uterus was lacerated, requiring repair.

A urology consult

On Monday U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves entered a judgment of $1,903,961 in Chickaway v. U.S. The case involved allegations of medical malpractice against Choctaw Health Center, a tribally operated facility that is deemed part of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. The case involved the death of a twelve year old boy

Randy Wallace posted on Friday about U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves’ opinion regarding Mississippi’s cap of $500,000 on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. Wallace’s post quotes part of the opinion:

All grief is not equal. All pain cannot be reduced to a one-size-fits-all sum. One cannot imagine what it is like to know that

On Friday afternoon a Hinds County medical malpractice trial took one of the weirdest turns imaginable. First, the the non-weird part.

Dr. Paul Bracey treated Patrina Reynolds at the St. D emergency room in 2007.   Dr. Bracey ordered an antibiotic and sent Ms. Reynolds home. Ms. Reynolds ended up getting very sick and going blind.