Category Archives: Mississippi Litigation Review

September Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the September 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $2.2 million verdict- Hinds County car wreck case covered here (8/18/17); $1.22 million verdict- Gulfport federal court under-insured motorist case covered here (8/10/17); $83,447 verdict- Aberdeen federal court retaliation case covered here (8/23/17); $59,448 verdict- Franklin County uninsured motorist case […]

Hoopla Over 53% Bar Passage Rate

There was a front page article yesterday in the Clarion-Ledger about the 53% passage rate in Mississippi for the July Bar Exam. It opens: Entering the legal profession in Mississippi is once again proving difficult for those seeking to become a licensed attorney. The July Mississippi bar exam results released last week showed about 53 percent of […]

PERS in a Death Spiral?

This John Mauldin article posted on Zero Hedge is scary for PERS participants and taxpayers. Although I recommend the entire piece, here are some key observations: Today we will zero in on one of those forces, which last week I called “the bubble in government promises,” which I think is arguably the biggest bubble in […]

August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

Here is a preview of the August 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $600,000 verdict- Clay County bad faith case covered here (7/22/17); $188,622 bench verdict- Pearl River County breach of contract case (4/25/17); $77,359 verdict (minus 50% fault to plaintiff)- Hinds County County Court pawn shop mishap case (6/21/17); $50,000 verdict- Hinds […]