Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – May 15, 2014

Misita v. Conn – The Wilsons and the Misitas were neighbors in Natchez. In 2007, the Wilsons sold 3 acres of their land to the Misitas. The warranty deed contained a covenant prohibiting the building of any structures on the property. The Wilsons later sold their land to the Conns. Shortly thereafter, Misita placed a…

Decisions – Ct. of App. – May 13, 2014

Best case of the day: Davis v. State – Davis indicted for DUI and possession of beer in a dry county. He was acquitted of the DUI but found guilty of possession and sentenced to 45 days in jail. He appeals raising these issues: 1) that the state failed to prove that Covington County is dry; 2)…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – May 8, 2014 – Two important decisions – attorney client privilege and arbitration agreements

Flechas v. Pitts –  Discovery/privilege issue in  a will contest between Alyce Pitts and Todd Pitts over the estate of Troy Pitts. Alyce and Todd have submitted competing wills.   Apparently lawyer Flechas represents Todd Pitts.  Alyce served Flechas with a subpoena requesting all of the documents regarding all aspects of his representation of Troy Pitts (including divorce,…

Dinos spotted dining – at One Block East

Having read about One Block East – a new hamburger place on Tombigbee one block east of State – at Jackson Jambalaya, I stopped by there to try it today and seems like the dinosaurs got there before me. Apparently the dinos have good taste because the hamburger I got was really good (the only…

Decisions – Ct. of App. – May 6, 2014

Miller v. Johnson Controls – After years of working on an assembly line, Miller was diagnosed with spondylosis. Her doctors claimed that her condition was aggravated by her work,  The Workers Compensation Commission disagreed relying on an examination conducted at the behest of the employer before the cause of Miller’s condition was diagnosed.  For this…