Decision – MSSC – 3/29/18

Tommy Brooks Oil Co. v. Jerry Wilburn –  guaranty/ mutual or unilateral mistake   – Brooks Oil had been supplying fuel products to  Wilburn Oil for its gas stations for years.  In 2012, according to Brooks, Wilburn stopped paying all of its invoices and by 2013 owed a million dollars.  In order for Brooks Oil to resume selling…

Decisions – COA – 3/27/18

Sean Harden v. Danielle Dawn Scarborough –  child custody – Harden, a high school teacher and Scarborough, a nurse,  began dating around in 2013 and had a son, Rhett,   in 2014.  They never married.  In 2015 Scarborough moved out of Harden’s house and filed a petition for paternity.  The chancellor awarded Scarborough physical custody of Rhett with…

Decisions – MSSC – 3/22/18

Natchez Hospital Company, LLC and Natchez Community Hospital, LLC v. Adams County Board of Supervisors – tax appeal –  Natchez Hospital contested the amount of tax assessed on software by Adams County.   Pursuant to MCA Sect. 27-35-119, the Hospital filed a  filed a Complaint and Petition For Reduction of Assessment on Software in circuit court.   Prior…

Oral arg. – COA – 3/22/18

at 10:00 the COA will hear the case of In the Matter of the Estate of Roselle Rogers, Deceased: Frederick M. Rogers, Jr., v. Walter T. Rogers. Executor, Walter T. Rogers Individually and William T. Rogers After their mother Roselle Rogers  died in January of 2013, Frederick Rogers moved to set aside her will claiming…

Decisions – COA – 3/20/18

Gary Wayne Stacks  v. State of Mississippi –  PRS  revocation – In 2007, Stacks pled guilty to manufacturing methamphetamine.  He was  sentenced to ten years with five years of post release supervision as well as a $5,000 fine and court costs.  In 2016 he completed his ten year sentence. About six months later, a warrant was issued…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 3/20/18

At 1:30 the MSSC will hear the case of Cindy W. King  v. Mississippi Military Department King had been a civilian employee with the Mississippi Military Department’s environmental office when she was fired for some alleged self dealing involving a land transaction.  She tried to challenge her termination but the Miss. Employee Appeals Board determined…

Decisions – MSSC – 3/15/18

Stacy Triplett v. Southern Hens, Inc. –  claim splitting –  Triplett worked at Southern Hens. In September 2012, she witnessed a coworker’s gruesome death when he slipped into a grinder while he was on a ladder cleaning. Triplett was awarded workers comp. for her mental anguish.   When she had trouble collecting her award she filed…