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Plaintiffs awarded $500 Million Dollar jury verdict in this commercial litigation case against The Loewen Group of Canada for deceptive trade practices and conspiracy to commit fraud.  This half-billion dollar damages award remains the largest jury verdict in the history of the state of Mississippi. 

 

A confidential settlement, believed to be one of the largest of its kind, was reached on behalf of six body shop owners who own businesses located throughout Mississippi.

 

$1.5 Million medical malpractice settlement involving over-medication of a patient during post-operative care.

 

Confidential settlement involving three plaintiffs killed and a fourth plaintiff injured in a motor vehicle collision caused by a defective steering mechanism of the vehicle.  The multi-million dollar settlement is one of the largest in recent Bolivar County history.

 

Confidential settlement involving elderly nursing home resident who died as a result of negligent care.

 

Product liability case against automobile manufacturer when decedent was struck by oncoming vehicle and her airbag failed to deploy.  Jury returned $1.7 Million jury verdict.

 

Confidential settlement for wrongful death action against hotel for drowning death of teenager in improperly maintained pool.

 

Settlement  reached for death of college student where roof failed to protect a front seat passenger in a vehicle that rolled over and off the highway.

 

Confidential settlement where fuel fire caused death of front seat passenger.

 

Action brought by one of the largest minority contractors in the United States against a large construction company for breach of contract involving the FedEx Arena in Memphis, TN.  This lawsuit was the first lawsuit and victory claimed by a subcontractor involving the construction of the FedEx Arena. 

 

Settlement against auto manufacturer for side gas tanks which exploded during an accident.

 

Multimillion Dollar settlement in swimming pool drowning.

 

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for paraplegic injury to a pre-sentenced inmate; believed to be the largest of its kind in the County.

 

Multi-Million Dollar confidential settlement where a three-year-old child fell to his death in an improperly maintained elevator.

 

Multi-Million Dollar confidential settlement for severe injury to a cruise line passenger which left him paralyzed during an international port-of-call excursion.

 

Confidential settlement where nursing home resident's negligent care led to gross, toxic decubiti ulcers which caused his death.

 

Confidential settlement of malpractice claim for medical negligence which rendered newborn child disabled for life. 

 

 

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