Decisions – COA – 8/28/2018

Hand down list Paul Posey and Robert Posey v. Dorothy Pope and Willard Posey –  will contest – When Gladys Posey died in 2013, two of her children challenged her 2008 will and two 2007 warranty deed  claiming they were the product of undue influence. A jury found for the children contesting the will and…

Decisions -MSSC – 8/23/2018

Hand down list In the Matter of the Estate of Brian K. Cole, Deceased: Wayne E. Ferrell, Jr., James W. Nobles, Jr., and Angelo J. Dorizas v. Gregory Cole, Administrator and GuideOne Specialty Mutual Insurance Company – attorneys lien – Brian Cole was killed in an auto accident in 2001. His estate hired Eugene Tullos…

Oral arg. – COA – 8/23/2018

At 10:30 the COA will hear the case of Showanda Palmer on behalf of the wrongful death beneficiaries of Nathaniel Moore v. Clark Clinic, Scott Regional Medical Center, and Dr. George Ziakas.  Palmer filed a medical malpractice case alleging that the defendants prescribed her father a drug for his hip pain and that the drug caused…

Decisions – COA – 8/22/2018

Hand down list  Theopolois Harper, Individually and on Behalf of All the Heirs at Law and Wrongful Death Beneficiaries of Laura Tine Harper, Deceased v. Hudspeth Regional Center and Mississippi Department of Mental Health –  tort claims act – Laura Tine Harper was a patient at the Hudspeth Regional Center from 1980 until her death…

Decisions – MSSC -8/16/2018

Hand down list  In the Matter of C. W.: The Mississippi Department of Mental Health and State of Mississippi v. Lamar County, Mississippi – civil commitment – In 2017, two people, R.M. and C.W., were committed to the South Mississippi State Hospital to be treated for mental illness. Both a medical doctor and psychologist recommended that they receive…

Oral arg. – COA – 8/15/2018

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of Sharon Mark v. City of Hattiesburg,  Mayor Johnny Dupree, Kim Bradley, Deborah Delgado, Carter Carroll, Dave Ware, and Henry Naylor. Sharon Mark started working for the City in 1991 as a records clerk.  In 2004 she became the city clerk. In 2012 rumors began circulating that…

Decisions – COA – 8/14/2018

Hand down list Camara Johnson v. State of Mississippi – suffiency of the evidence/murder  – Camara Johnson, Cordale McCarty, and Marquis McKinney were  indicted in the murder of  Ervin Simmons and aggravated assault of Trasharria Mitchell.  month prior to the shooting Simmons banned the three from his nightclub.  When Simmons was in the process of…