Decisions – COA – 7/30/2019

Hand down list Kenneth Bailey and Elizabeth Lee Shutze, as Wrongful Death Beneficiaries of Bertha Elizabeth Bailey, Deceased v. City of Pearl, Mississippi –  tort claims act – In September of 2017, Kenneth  and  Bertha were leaving their  grandson’s baseball game at the Pearl youthpark when a swinging gate  “speared” the cab of their vehicle.…

Decisions – MSSC – 7/25/2019

Hand down list Edward Lamar Ware v. State of Mississippi – Lindsey brief –  Ware was convicted of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.  His counsel on appeal filed a brief under Lindsey v. State, 939 So. 2d 743 (Miss. 2005), certifying that she searched the record but was unable to find any…

Decisions – COA – 7/23/2019

Hand down list Allen John Putney and Linda Louise Putney v. Danny R. Sanford – correction of deed – In November 2012 the Putneys transferred 196 acres to Carl Mann via warranty deed pursuant to a contract and agreement for the sale and purchase of real property.  In June 2015, Mann transferred the same 196…

Oral arg. – MSSCT – 7/24/2019 – p.m.

At 1:30 the MSSCT will hear the case of Watkins Development, LLC and Farish Street Group, LLC v. Jackson Redevelopment Authority et al. In October of 2013, the Jackson Redevelopment Authority filed suit in the Chancery Court of Hinds County against Farish Street Group, LLC and Watkins Development, LLC for removal of an illegal claim…

Oral arg. – MSSCT – 7/24/2019 – a.m.

At 10:00 the MSSCT will hear an interlocutory appeal in Katherine Grace Short v. Oxygen Media, et. al. The issue is venue. The case is interesting because of the nature of the lawsuit. Short filed suit in Harrison County against various parties after Oxygen Media broadcast an episode of Cold Justice called Beyond the Grave.…

Oral arg. – MSSCT – 7/23/2019

At 10:30 the MSSCT will hear the case of Maria E. Thompson v. Dennis Holliman and Allstate Property & Casualty Insuance Company. Thompson and Holliman had an accident in a parking lot. In 2014 Thompson filed suit against Holliman and her underinsured motorist carrier, Allstate. Thomson designated Jason Walton as an expert accident reconstructionist and…

Decisions – MSSCT – 7/18/2019

Hand down list Bobby Osbourne v. State of Mississippi – not ineffective to fail to perfect appeal if no reversible error at trial – Osbourne was found guilty of aggravated assault for shooting John McCarver and sentenced to ten years.  The shooting occurred as a result of a road rage altercation after McCarver’s wife passed…