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.

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$70,000 Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Sexual Harassment Case

Posted in U.S. District Courts in Mississippi, Verdicts in Mississippi
On May 1, 2019 a federal court jury in Gulfport rendered a $70,000 plaintiff verdict in Gardner v. CLC of Pascagoula, LLC. This was a sexual harassment case with a twist. The plaintiff was a certified nurse assistant at CLC’s assisted living facility. She was harassed by a resident of the facility–not the employer. The… Continue Reading

$88,000 Jury Verdict in Lowndes County Alienation of Affection Trial

Posted in Alienation of Affection Lawsuits, Verdicts in Mississippi
Last week a Lowndes County Circuit Court jury awarded Chrissy Strickland $88,000 in damages in an alienation of affection lawsuit against Melissa Simmons. The verdict consisted of $87,500 in compensatory damages and $500 in punitive damages. The small punitive verdict will allow the plaintiff to recover attorney’s fees. The plaintiff (Strickland) alleged that in early… Continue Reading