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Mississippi: Employee’s Tort Action Against Law Firm for Exposure to Toxic Mold Fails

The Supreme Court of Mississippi recently reversed a trial court’s denial of a law firm’s motion to dismiss a civil action filed against it and the firm’s individual partners (and others) by two former employees where the plaintiffs alleged, inter alia, battery and intentional infliction...

Mississippi: General Contractor Waives Exclusive Remedy Defense by Waiting 26 Months Before Filing Summary Judgment Motion

The Supreme Court of Mississippi held that a general contractor waived its right to utilize the exclusive remedy defense where it was sued by the survivors of a worker employed by a subcontractor and for 26 months, it actively participated in litigating the merits of the case by joining various motions...