Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. – Feb. 25, 2016

John A. Brown v. Collections, Inc. as Authorized Agent and Representative of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport –   jurisdiction of interloc. appeals – In 2008, Brown went to the ER at Gulfport Memorial complaining of severe pain and weakness on his left side. He was discharged with a diagnosis of a headache.  He was eventually diagnosed with…

Oral arg. – Miss.S.Ct. – Feb. 25, 2016

At 1:30, the Miss. S. Ct. will hear the case of William Burgess derivatively on behalf of BancCorp South  v. Aubry Patterson et al  Burgess filed a shareholder derivative action on behalf of BancorpSouth alleging breaches of fiduciary duty by the defendant board members.    Burgess sent a demand to the Board which replied that…

Decisions – COA – Feb. 23, 2016

  Marshall Brian Chandler v. State of Mississippi – post conviction procedure –  Chandler was convicted of kidnapping, aggravated assault, and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault in June 2012. Prior to his sentencing hearing, he reached an agreement with the State under which he agreed to waive his right to appeal and testify against one of…

Decision – Miss.S.Ct. – Feb. 18, 2016

Thomas Tubbs v. State – molestation –  Tubbs was accused of having molested a three-year- old girl that he and his wife were babysitting in December  2009.  Once at home, the child told her mother that Thomas had licked her and pointed to her private parts.  Tubbs told an investigator that he had  spanked the girl.  He…

Oral arg. – COA – Feb. 18, 2016

At 10:00 the Court will hear Marion O’Bryan Strickland v. State. It was originally scheduled for Feb 2 and was apparently postponed which explains why I wasn’t able to watch it on my computer on that date. Marion Strickland was a high school teacher in the South Panola School District. In October 2012, Strickland was…

Oral arg. – COA – Feb. 17, 2016

AT 1:30 the COA will hear Bill Lauderdale d/b/a Bumps & Ruts Motocross Track v. Desoto County Board of Supervisors Lauderdale has a  motocross  race track and he sued Desoto County for wrongfully enjoining him from conducting three races in the summer of 2012.   Lauderdale was granted a conditional use permit for what Lauderdale…