In July, the Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and refused to expand Mississippi’s employment “at will” exception when the employee was a willing participant in the alleged wrongful activity. The Supreme Court noted the MDLA’s amicus brief on the issue in ruling in favor of our position. On March 2, 2015, the MDLA filed a…Details
In Hill v. City of Horn Lake, the Mississippi Supreme Court announced an obscure civil procedure point. The Court refused to accept a denial to a request for admission as proper summary judgment evidence. The Court explained that only matters “admitted” are imbued with the special, conclusive treatment under Rule 36. Therefore, the Court surmised, denials were not deserving…Details
A defendant in Grenada County has filed an interlocutory appeal presenting a consolidation issue. In August of 2012, Ronnie Willis filed a lawsuit against two defendants, Lindsay S. Taylor and Bennie Bailey, over two separate auto accidents. The one involving Taylor occurred on May 10, 2011 and the second, involving Bailey, occurred on September 9, 2011. …Details
Diane Pradat Pumphrey, Casey D. Younger, and Nicholas D. Garrard of Wilkins Patterson Smith Pumphrey & Doty in Jackson, Mississippi, successfully represented the City of Crystal Springs, Mississippi and the Crystal Springs Police Department in a suit filed by a minor who was injured when she was struck by a patrol car. The officer was…Details
Diane Pradat Pumphrey and Nicholas D. Garrard from Wilkins Patterson successfully represented Equipment, Inc., in an appeal brought by an individual claiming the company had negligently maintained a scissor lift, and had allowed it to be used in an unsafe condition. The trial resulted in a defense verdict in the Circuit Court of Hinds County.…Details
Hagwood Adelman Tipton attorney, Mike Coleman, recently won an appeal at the Fifth Circuit in a case involving two doctors who allegedly committed medical negligence and §1983 civil rights violations. The §1983 case, styled James v. Aust and Wade, was filed in federal court in Greenville, and brought §1983 claims as well as claims of…Details
Hunter C. Carroll and Michael E. Phillips of the Hagwood Adelman Tipton firm successfully defended a long-term care facility in a medical negligence/personal injury case pending in Jefferson County Circuit Court. Plaintiff alleged that the nursing home was negligent in its care and treatment of her medical conditions resulting in her wounds being infested with…Details
Attorneys Carl Hagwood and Mary Frances England of the Hagwood Adelman Tipton firm successfully defended a medical clinic, Bolivar Leflore Medical Alliance, LLP (BLMA), and Dr. Paul E. Warrington in an appeal from the trial court’s dismissal of the case. The appeal was the second time the medical malpractice case had been in front of…Details
Today is your last chance to reserve your spot to join us for the Annual Meeting, April 21-23 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. It will be an energetic meeting with lots of fun activities, CLE and our evening event with Iron Chef Cat Cora! If you are unable to attend, please consider a law firm…Details
Come to the Gulf Coast for CLE and an Evening with Cat Cora! Early registration begins today and offers a nice discount if you register before March 21. See Registration Brochure for Meeting Schedule and fees. 2016 Annual Meeting Registration Form (3-21-2016) Interesting in bringing a group to this event? Check out our “Firm Sponsorships”…Details
Make plans to attend the Joint Seminar of the MS Claims Association and MDLA. At no other CLE can you meet and greet existing and potential clients while learning information that will make you a better lawyer. Click here for registration form: 2015 MCA MDLA Joint Seminar Registration See you at the Table 100 Conference Center…Details
We are currently planning the 2016 meeting to be held at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi from April 21-23. This event will be for members and spouses/significant others and will include golf and tennis, a welcome cocktail reception, two mornings of CLE hours, a Friday night dinner and social events for non-lawyers with scheduled…Details
The Spring 2015 Issue of The Quarterly is now available under the “Publications” tab. Contact the MDLA office if you need assistance with the password.
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