Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Feb. 26, 2015

Melanie Bosarge v. LWC MS Properties –  obligations under personal guaranty –  Melanie Bosarge and Larry Cooper decided to open a hotel in Ocean Springs and formed a company, Indian Head, for that purpose.  They found a property they wanted to purchase for just under 1.7 million. LWC purchased the property for $1,685,000 and spent $292,000…

Decisions- Miss.Ct. of App. – Feb. 24, 2015

Central Inds. v. Geraldine McFarlane –  motion for new trial – In 2006,  McFarlane was struck from behind by a truck driven by Jimmy McCrory and owned by Roger Guy. The truck was pulling an empty trailer owned by Central Injuries.  A trial was held.  A directed verdict was entered in favor of Central.  The jury awarded…

Tom Freeland

I’m still too stunned at the passing of Tom Freeland to write much about this.  I first met him when he was on the Board of Directors at the Mississippi Capital Defense Resource Center.   With his death at the too, too young age of 59, we’ve been deprived of decades of his wit and…