Decisions – MSSC – 4/12/18

hand down list Victor May v. Kenneth Jarnell Austin, a Minor, By and Through His Parents and Natural Guardians, Rex Austin and Regina Austin and Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company –  sanctions –  Victor May was involved in a car accident in Jackson and he sued the driver of the other car.  The defendant eventually…

Decisisons – COA – 4/10/18 – part 2

Socorro Saylon O’Brien, Individually, and as Executrix of the Estate of Carroll J. O’Brien v. Susan Westet –   fraudulent land transfers (or be careful whom you marry) – In  1972, Carroll and Susan  purchased 104 acres of land in Simpson County, Mississippi with money inherited by Susan.  Title to the property was conveyed to Carroll and Susan as…

Decisions – COA – 4/10/18 – part 1

Marquis D. Saunders v. State of Mississippi –  admissibility of text message – Saunders was living with his girlfriend Shantile Torres and her daughter.  Shantile was living in a house with  Jamel Jones and his wife Maxine.  On a morning in January 2015,  Jones’s daughter Starquasha Colon was at home when her father left for work.  Shortly…

Oral arg. – COA – 4/10/18

At 1:30 the COA will hear the case of Chelsey Ferguson v. Mississippi Department of Public Safety Criminal Information Center Center.  In May of 2011, Ferguson pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor crime of dissemination of sexually oriented material to a minor.  A few years later she filed a petition to expunge her record. The trial court…

Decisions – MSSC – 4/5/18

Charles Naylor v. State of Mississippi –  sufficiency of the evidence for auto burglary – Jerry McGill is an auto mechanic. He was responding to a call of a broken down vehicle when he spotted a Volvo  with an open door outside his friend Bobby Brewer’s  Muffler and Brake Shop. The car belonged to Bobby so…

Cost of medical records

A petition for  interlocutory appeal filed April 2, 2018, presents the issue of how much medical providers may charge for records.  Melita Hamilton has a personal injury lawsuit  in Jasper County Circuit Court.  When she requested her medical records from Newsouth Neurospine, LLC, it charged her $201.65.  There was a $166.50 charge for creating copies…

Decisions – COA – 4/3/18

In Re Estate of Rae C. Saget: Kappi Saget Jeffers v. Korri Saget – undue influence –  Rae Saget died in 2014. She had two daughters: Kappi and Korri.  When she died she had four investment accounts.  When originally opened, the accounts named both daughters as equal beneficiaries upon Rae’s death. Starting in 2006, Kerry…