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Mississippi High Court Reverses $7 Million Lead Verdict Against Sherwin-Williams
Posted on 9 Sep 2011 by James Cordrey

JACKSON, Miss. - (Mealey's) The Mississippi Supreme Court, sitting en banc , reversed a $7 million lead-based paint poisoning verdict against the Sherwin-Williams Co. on Sept. 8, ruling that the plaintiff's experts' testimony amounted to "speculation"... Read More

Mississippi Supreme Court Stays Proceedings In Record-Setting Asbestos Case
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by Bryan Redding

JACKSON, Miss. - (Mealey's) The Mississippi Supreme Court on July 13 stayed all proceedings in an asbestos case that resulted in a record-setting $322 million award until it can resolve a petition seeking to disqualify the trial judge for allegedly... Read More

Mississippi Supreme Court Overturns $1.8 Million Verdict For Welder Under Statute Of Limitations
Posted on 10 Dec 2010 by Bill G Lowe

JACKSON, Miss. - (Mealey's) A divided Mississippi Supreme Court overturned a $1.8 million judgment for a welder Dec. 9 because his complaint alleging that exposure to welding fumes caused neurological injuries was not timely filed ( Lincoln Electric... Read More

Mississippi Judge Upholds $10 Million Attorneys’ Fees
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. – (AP) A Mississippi judge has upheld $10 million in fees paid to lawyers for handling a state lawsuit against computer software manufacturer Microsoft. Hinds County Chancellor Denise Owens on Wednesday dismissed the challenge filed... Read More

Insurer Appeals Award In Katrina Damage Case
Posted on 7 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON Miss. – (AP) A dispute between an insurance company and a retired Navy admiral over coverage of damages from Hurricane Katrina has made its way to the Mississippi Supreme Court. The case is among dozens the Supreme Court will hear during... Read More