Decisions – COA – 2/13/18

LaCedric D. Gipson v. Stephanie Nicole Jackson – modification of child support – Although he was married,  Gipson fathered a son with Stephanie Jackson. D.J. was born in 2008.  Jackson and Gipson have a son, D.J., who was born in 2008.  In  2013, they entered into an agreement that granted custody of D.J. to Jackson with Gibson paying…

Decisions – MSSC – 2/8/18

Phyllis Maness and James A. Maness v. K & A Enterprises of Mississippi, LLC – option contract –  Phyllis and James Maness  entered into an Option Agreement to sell  certain lots in a Hancock County subdivision from  K&A Enterprises, LLC  in May 2004 for $1,000,000 to be paid over a period of time with interest payments.  The contract…

Decisions – COA – 2/6/18

Michael Barnes v. LFI Fort Pierce, Inc., Labor Finders and ACE American Insurance Company – workers comp – In March 2015, Barnes was a temp worker employed by Labor Finders. He was sent to work on a construction site.  He claims that he was taking a sink up some stairs when he fell backwards.  No one…

Oral arg. – COA – 2/7/18

At 1:30 the COA will hear the case of United Airlines v. Martin McCubbins.  Two Jackson businessmen Martin H. McCubbins and  Tommy Tann flew to Panama to play golf.  Once McCubbins arrived in Panama, it was discovered that his passport, which would expire in less than 6 months, did not meet Panama requirements. He was…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 2/6/18

At 10:30 the Miss. Supreme Court will hear the Tort Claims Act case of Estate of Patrauna Hudson v. Yazoo City, Mississippi.  After a heavy rain in April of 2016, nine year old Patrauna Hudson drowned in a drainage ditch behind her back yard when it  overflowed.  Her estate through her mother Fanny Hudson sued…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 2/5/18

At 1:30 the MSSC will hear the case involving the Ridgeland rezoning of land south of the Renaissance Shopping Center to allow for a Costco also known as Gerald Beard, et al. v. City of Ridgeland. Costco’s opponents argue that Ridgeland illegally amended the zoning ordinances to add “Large Master Planned Commercial Development”  as a…

Decisions – MSSC – 1/1/18

John Norman Cole  v. State of Mississippi –  Terry stop – In August of 2015, MBN received information that several people were outside of a Lincoln County house selling drugs (the same call from Jackson would be met with “what do you want me to do about it?”- I’ve tried).  Agents went to the scene…