Decisions – COA – June 21, 2016

  ARD, LLC v. Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions, LLC – election of remedies/estoppel – ARD leased a  business premises to  VVP America, Inc. d/b/a Binswanger Glass  on Highway 49 in Richland.   The term of the lease  was from December 1, 2001 through November 30, 2011. After VVP filed for bankruptcy, the assets of VVP…

Oral arg. – COA – June 21, 2016

At 1:30 the COA will hear the case of Hinds County Economic Development Dt v. W&G Properties, LLC and Magnolia Label Co., Inc. In 20004,  W&G purchased  four acres in the Sonny McDonald Industrial Center for  $64,000 for the purpose of relocating the business operations of  Magnolia Label. Two years later, W&G sued the Hinds County…

Decisions – Miss. S. Ct. – June 16, 2016

Arrowood Indemnity Company v. Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Association – Arrowood is a member of the Miss.Windstorm Underwriting Assoc.   During the post-Katrina correction process, Arrowood submitted data it later claimed it was incorrect because it was based on incorrect representations by MWUA regarding whether excess insurance qualified as “essential property insurance” under MCA  Sect. 83-34-9.  …

Decisions – COA – June 14, 2016

 Jeff Johnson  v. State of Mississippi – sale of marijuana – Johnson was  convicted of possession of at least ten but less than thirty grams of marijuana with the intent to distribute and sentenced as a habitual offender and subsequent drug offender of six years. “Johnson argues that the State did not prove his intent to distribute, that…

Judge Reeves explains Miss.’s speedy trial problem

  In Rodrick Patterson v. Hinds County, Mississippi Rodrick Patterson filed this pro se lawsuit seeking compensation for 23 months of incarceration in the Hinds County Detention Center. His time in jail was pointless, he says, because the criminal charges he faced were ultimately dismissed. He wants to hold the government accountable for violating his…

Decisions – Miss.S.Ct. -June 9, 2016

Joshua Hurst v. State of Mississippi – Joshua Hurst was convicted  on two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm arising out of a dice game that went bad in Jackson. On appeal Hurst argues he was deprived of his right to a…

Decisions – COA – June 7, 2016

Carol Gray v. Dimitrios Dimitriades, M.D., Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Todd Frieze, M.D. – med mal – Gray sued Dr. Eric Graham, Nurse Michelle Graham, Dr. Jimmy Dimitriades, his employer, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport , and Dr. Todd Frieze claiming that they failed to diagnose her with multiple myeloma despite the lab results, clinical symptoms and…