Mississippi Tort Claims Act

On Thursday the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and ruled that an airport authority’s negligence in placing stairs at the terminal is a discretionary policy decision. Here is the Court’s opinion in Pratt v. Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority.

The plaintiff in the case was attempting to board a plane when he slipped

Thursday’s Clarion-Ledger reports on a $700,000 verdict entered by Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Winston Kidd on February 5 in a bench trial against the City of Jackson.

The case involved a fatal car wreck in Jackson involving a suspect who was running from Jackson police officers. The suspect crashed into the plaintiffs. One person was killed and the other

The Mississippi Supreme Court issued a significant opinion today in Stuart v. UMC. The case was an appeal from a summary judgment in favor of UMC for failure to comply with the Mississippi Tort Claims Act pre-suit notice requirement. The plaintiff did provide notice before filing suit and it appears that UMC argued that the