Decisions – COA – 6/12/2018

Hand down list Ali M. Almasri v. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce and Dr. Ashli Brown, State Chemist –  timeliness of notice of appeal – Ali Almasri’s gas station was enjoined from selling ethanol blended gasoline after a state petroleum inspector performed a routine test on Almasri’s ethanol-blended tank and it…

Decisions -MSSC – 6/7/2018

Hand down list Derrick Ramone Hall –  sufficiency of the evidence/murder –  Hall was convicted of the May 6, 2015 murder of  Kathryn Peacock whose body  was found in her home with more than 30 stab wounds.  Police found blood splattered clothing at the scene along with other evidence.  That same day, Hall’s mother approached…

Decisions – COA – 6/5/2018

Hand down list Chester L. Gossett IV v. Tiffany Smith Gossett –  adultery –  Chester Gossett filed a complaint for divorce from his wife, Tiffany Gossett, on the grounds of adultery and cruel and inhuman treatment.  Tiffany answered and filed a counterclaim for divorce on the same grounds. The chancellor dismissed both Chester’s complaint and Tiffany’s counterclaim finding…

Oral arg. – MSSC – 6/5/18

There’s another Medicaid reimbursement case being argued at the Miss.S.Ct. at 1:30. It’s Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Singing River vs the Division of Medicaid. Medicaid frames the issues thusly: 1.Was the Chancery Court correct in finding that DOM’s application of its FY 2014 model paying DSH and UPL supplemental payments to hospitals was neither arbitrary…

Decisions – MSSC – 5/31/18

  Central Insurers of Grenada, Inc. v. William Greenwood d/b/a Antique Wood Company of Mississippi –  service of process  on domestic insurance company- William Greenwood, the owner of Antique Wood of Mississippi, filed suit against Central and three other defendants for breach of contract, etc., based on Central’s failure to provide coverage under a commercial…

Oral arg. – COA – 5/30/18

At 10:00 the COA will hear the case of John Girani v. John Taylor Lovern. The parties are next door neighbors in a Florence subdivision.   Previous owners of the properties had built a boat ramp between the properties to a lake.  Everyone paid a share of the costs to build the boat ramp retaining walls in…

Decisions – COA – 5/29/18

John H. Magee  v. State of Mississippi –   evidence in drug sale of money that would indicate other drug sales –  Magee was convicted of the illegal transfer of a controlled substance.  Gulfport police had information that Magee was involved in drugs.  They set up a controlled buy and an undercover officer purchased three oxymorphone and…