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.

A Hinds County Circuit Court jury returned a defense verdict on Monday in a medical malpractice case tried before Judge Winston Kidd.

Here is the Complaint in the case filed by James McClure against Dr. Anthony Petro, Dr. Clark Ethridge and Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. The Complaint alleges that Dr. Petro perforated plaintiff’s bowel during a laparoscopic

On June 2, 2009 a Warren County Circuit Court jury returned a $2.83 million verdict in an automobile accident case. Here is the verdict form, which listed twelve categories of damages. I suspect that the defendants would have been better off with a general verdict form with one line for the total damages. Plaintiff’s counsel was Gale