Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

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Philip is a trial attorney based in Jackson, Mississippi with a diverse civil litigation practice.

Tag Archives: Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter

January 2019 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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Here is a preview of the January 2019 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $1.6 million verdict- Harrison County termite damage case covered here (12/13/18); defense verdict- Hinds County car wreck case (12/5/18); defense verdict- DeSoto County medical malpractice case (11/29/18); defense verdict- Tate County car wreck case (12/5/18); defense verdict- Jackson County wrongful… Continue Reading

November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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Here is a preview of the November 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $8.5 million verdict/ 40% fault to defendant- Gulfport federal court crane accident case covered here (10/20/16); $261,621 verdict/ 80% fault to defendant- Clay County truck negligence case (10/6/16); $20,000 verdict / 30% fault to defendant- Pearl River County car wreck… Continue Reading

September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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Here is a preview of the September issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $936,950 jury verdict- Jackson federal court breach of settlement agreement case covered here (9/1/15); $460,000 jury verdict- Gulfport federal court breach of insurance contract case (9/11/15); $12,965 jury verdict- Harrison county car wreck case / plaintiff had $18,598 in medical bills… Continue Reading

July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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It’s already August, but I’m behind with the previews of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter. Here is a preview of the July issue: $60,000 verdict, $60,000 additur- Jackson federal court breach of contract case (6/10/14 verdict; 3/18/15 additur); $12,093 verdict- Hinds County car wreck case (5/20/15); $3,418 verdict- Harrison County car wreck case (6/2/15); and… Continue Reading

December Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the December issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $10.5 million verdict- Coahoma County products liability trial mentioned here (9/25/14); $125,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court breach of contract case mentioned here (11/4/14); $34,775 verdict/ but 48% fault to plaintiff- DeSoto County car wreck case (7/16/14); $30,000 verdict- Holmes County… Continue Reading

November Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the November issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $4,568,116 verdict- Hinds County products liability case discussed here (10/7/14); $484,481 verdict- Harrison County medical malpractice case (9/25/14); $65,000 verdict- Aberdeen federal court employment retaliation case discussed here (9/20/14); plaintiff verdict- Oxford federal court insurance coverage dispute (9/26/14); defense verdict-… Continue Reading

Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: April Preview

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The April 2014 edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out, with details on the following verdicts: $251,000 jury verdict- Coahoma County slip and fall case mentioned here (3/27/14); $62,722 jury verdict- Hinds County nursing home trial before Judge Tommie Green (2/7/14); $31,180 jury verdict- Harrison County car wreck trial (1/15/14); $30,000 jury verdict- Hancock County uninsured… Continue Reading

Summary of October 2013 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The October 2013 issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out, with details of the following verdicts: $52,080,450 plaintiff verdict (50% fault to target defendant)- Hinds County defective car seat case that I blogged about here; $1,547,291 plaintiff verdict- Jackson County bad faith wind vs. water trial covered here; $1 million plaintiff verdict- Bolivar… Continue Reading

Summary of September 2013 Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The September 2013 issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out, with details on the following verdicts: $2.5 million plaintiff verdict (60% fault to defendant)- Leflore County auto negligence case tried in May 2012; $250,000 plaintiff verdict (20% fault to defendant)- Warren County FELA case involving asbestos exposure; $215,000 plaintiff verdict- Madison County construction… Continue Reading

Plaintiff Verdicts in 8 of 11 in Latest Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The November edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out, with Plaintiffs obtaining verdicts in 8 of 11 reported cases. The verdicts include: Rankin County–  $282,497– workplace negligence; Tunica County–  $225,000– tour bus negligence;   Hinds County–  $100,000– workplace negligence; DeSoto County–  $60,000– car wreck underinsured motorist; Lamar County–  $50,000– premises liability; Hinds County– … Continue Reading

Plaintiffs Avoid Goose Egg in 7 of 11 Trials Reported in September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The September issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter reflects a not too bad month for plaintiffs. Reported cases included: $2,580,000 verdict Hinds County premises case discussed in this post; $130,854 verdict in Hinds County underinsured motorist case; $171,000 verdict in DeSoto County underinsured motorist case; $93,440 verdict in Jackson federal court civil rights excessive… Continue Reading

Defense Verdicts in 7 of 11 Trials in August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The August edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out. The issue provides detailed coverage of eleven trials with defense verdicts in seven out of the eleven. The seven defense verdicts included wins in medical malpractice trials in Hinds, Adams, George and Rankin Counties. There were also defense verdicts in a Harrison County truck negligence case,… Continue Reading

Plaintiffs win 4 – Defendants Win 6 in April Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter

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The April issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter has been released. The April issue details 11 verdicts. Plaintiffs won 4 of the trials with the largest verdict a $250,000 verdict in a Lauderdale County medical malpractice trial. The three other plaintiff verdicts were for $150,000 (truck negligence), $100,000 (sexual harassment) and $10,000 (gender discrimination).… Continue Reading

March Edition of Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Details 10 Mississippi Verdicts

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The March edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter is out. The March edition covers ten recent verdicts, including eight verdicts rendered in 2012. The covered verdicts include: the $12 million Toyota Roll-over verdict (reduced to $7.3 million by fault apportioned to plaintiff) in federal court in Hattiesburg; a $302,000 verdict in February in a Hinds… Continue Reading

Personal Injury Plaintiffs Get Crushed in Trials Reported in February Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter

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The February edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter has been released. It was particularly bleak for plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Two medical malpractice trials;two defense verdicts in medical malpractice trials. One in Hinds County and the other in Jackson County. The plaintiff “won” a Lauderdale County car wreck case. The verdict was for… Continue Reading

Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Publishes January 2012 and 2011 Year in Review Editions

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The Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter recently published its January 2012 edition and a sperate publication: the 2011 Year in Review. The Year in Review is an unbelievable resource. It is 185 pages long and includes details on all 220 verdicts reported in 2011. It also sorts the verdicts based on attorney, type of case, judge,… Continue Reading

December Edition of Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Details 12 Miss. Verdicts

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The December edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter hit news-stands last week with details on 12 Mississippi verdicts. The edition included details on the following verdicts: $2,862,920 Forrest County verdict (August) that I had minimal info. on in this post; $1,213,300 Hinds County verdict (September) in a nursing home case that I mentioned in this post;… Continue Reading

September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Breaks Down 10 Verdicts

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The September edition of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter hit news stands this week and once again does an excellent job of reporting on Mississippi verdicts. The verdicts reported in the issue include: the October 2010 $103 million legal malpractice verdict against Baker & McKenzie discussed in these posts; the $578,000 employment discrimination case discussed… Continue Reading

Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter Releases July Issue

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Every month I eagerly anticipate the release of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter. There are always significant plaintiff and defense verdicts reported that I have not previously heard about. The July issue reports on eleven recent verdicts. They include: $23 million Hinds County negligent security verdict reported here. $553,000 Hinds County medical malpractice verdict reported here. … Continue Reading