Author Archives: Philip Thomas

PerfectIt Proofreading Software a Great Fit for Solos and Associates

For the last few months I’ve been using PerfectIt proofreading software for professionals. The software functions as a Word add-in. The software reduces proofreading time for the drafter. PerfectIt checks for typos, misspellings and formatting inconsistencies. It was programmed by lawyers and knows the dreaded Bluebook. This means it knows the proper abbreviations and where […]

October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the October 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $1,128,744 verdict- Coahoma County medical malpractice trial mentioned here (3/30/17); defense verdict- Lamar County car wreck case (8/30/17); defense verdict- Grenada County medical malpractice trial covered here (8/18/17); defense verdict- Jackson federal court employment retaliation case (8/31/17); defense verdict- Lee […]

Update on Mississippi’s Lost 5th Circuit Seat

The A.P. has a short story today titled ‘Mississippi jurist should fill appellate seat, senators say.’ Here are the key passages: Mississippi’s two Republican U.S. senators say they are working with President Donald Trump’s administration to fill a seat on a federal appeals court with someone from the state. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker […]