Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Aug. 27, 2015

$6,000 v. Miss. Bureau of Narcotics –   forfeiture – Cole failed to stop at a checkpoint.  A police pursuit began. Cole was caught in some woods after crashing into a trailer and fleeing on foot into some woods.  A search of the area produced $6,000 in cash, which the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics claimed…

Oral arg. – COA – Aug. 27, 2015

At 10:00 Thursday, the Court will hear the case of Linda Carlson v. Larry Brabham. Linda and Larry lived together for seven years until 2019 when Larry kicked Linda  out of the house.  In 2011, Linda filed a complaint in chancery court  alleging causes of action against Larry  for “sweat equity,” “joint venture,” “fraud,” “unjust enrichment,”…

Oral arg. – COA – Aug. 26, 2015

At 1:30, the COA will hear the case of  Della Sumrall and Roy Sumrall v. Singing River Health System Della Sumrall was admitted to Ocean Springs Hospital on  February 23, 2012, with cholecystitis (inflamation and/or irritation of the gallbladder).  It was decided that her gallbladder would be removed.  The anesthesiologist placed a  central line  in…

Decisions – COA – August 25, 2015

In  the Matter of the Estate of Audie Belle English v. Regions Bank –  presumption of payment – In 1990, Audie Belle English and three  of her relatives purchased a $75,000 certificate of deposit  from Sunburst Bank in Laurel, Mississippi. The CD’s terms noted that the CD would automatically renew every six months at the bank’s…

Oral arg. – COA – August 25, 2015

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of Steven Jacob Mahaffey v. William Carey College In September 2009, William Carey University obtained provisional accreditation for a school of osteopathic medicine. Steven Jacob Mahaffey was in its first class of students.  They started in  August 2010. In February 2012, he was put on probation for…

Oral arg. – Miss.S.Ct. – August 24, 2015

At 1:30 the Court will hear an interlocutory appeal in Kay Thornhill CFNB v. Christopher Ingram of behalf of the Estate of Jennifer Lynn Ingram.  Jennifer Ingram was 22 when she died in 2001 at Forrest General Hospital.  She had been treated the day before her death by Nurse Practitioner Kay Thornhill.  Her estate filed…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – August 20, 2015

In Re: Validation of Lauderdale County General Obligation Bonds –  “The Lauderdale County Chancery Court validated bonds to be issued by the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors. Several objectors appeal, arguing a sufficient number of qualified electors objected such that an election on the bond issue was required. The Board cross-appeals, arguing that the chancellor…