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REPORT: 4 killed in crash on I-10 in Mississippi | wwltv.com

Posted on : May 25, 2017
Multiple reports state four people are dead after a crash that involved two 18-wheelers Wednesday along I-10 in Mississippi near Gautier, according to  The Biloxi Sun Herald Source: REPORT: 4 killed in crash on I-10 in Mississippi | wwltv.com
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DUI Accident Injuries

Posted on : March 18, 2017
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Drunk driving is a common cause of car accidents ranging from both minor to severe. Many DUI accidents result in the catastrophic injury or death of the person(s) in the other vehicle. In fact, if you are injured or lost a loved one in a DUI accident, life won’t be the same. Here’s what you [Read More]
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34th Annual Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition

Posted on : March 8, 2017
HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL Today, I diverge to write about the 34th Annual Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition presented by The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division.  I had the opportunity to volunteer for rounds one and two of the statewide competition that was held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Hinds County Courthouse [Read More]
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4 dead, dozens injured in Mississippi train, charter bus collision

Posted on : March 8, 2017
BILOXI – Four people died and 34 were injured Tuesday when a freight train hit a charter bus that appeared to be stuck on railroad tracks at the Main Street crossing. Source: 4 dead, dozens injured in Mississippi train, charter bus collision Pepper & Odom Law Firm 460 Briarwood Dr Ste 420 Jackson, MS 39206 [Read More]
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House Attempts to Undermine Victims Access to Courts

Posted on : March 7, 2017
Big Government is at it Again! House Attempts to Undermine Victims Access to Courts.  [March 7, 2017] The House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill what can only be defined as a direct attempt to stop Injury Victims form having their day in Court. The Bill, H.R. 985 is cleverly called the “Fairness in Class Action [Read More]
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Jury Picking

Posted on : March 1, 2017
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Jury picking is far from an exact science; however, I believe that you can use social sciences to best determine the kind of jury you will get, or at least, predict if they will be favorable to you. Insurance defense firms go to the extreme; you may have seen the movie “The Runaway Jury” based [Read More]
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Teen Killed in Tishomingo County Wreck Monday

Posted on : February 7, 2017
Daily Journal IUKA – A multi-car wreck near the Mississippi-Alabama state line claimed the life of a 17-year-old Alabama male Monday. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the four-car incident happened around 2 p.m. Feb. 6 on Highway 366 between Golden and Red Bay, Alabama. The initial investigation showed Bradley Wilemon, 17, of Red Bay, [Read More]
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Punitive Damages in Mississippi

Posted on : February 2, 2017
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What are Punitive Damages in Mississippi A Punitive Damages award is a monetary award against the defendant to punish the wrongdoer for bad acts and deter similar bad conduct by others in the future. A Compensatory Damages award is a monetary award to make the plaintiff whole for the harm suffered. Before entering a judgment [Read More]
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What Do You Need to Prove in a Defective Product Case?

Posted on : January 20, 2017
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Sustaining an injury caused by a defective product is a frightening and devastating experience. Whether you were hurt by taking a medication or were burned by an electronic, you likely incurred damages as a result of the incident. A defective product lawsuit can bring relief to victims and their families, however, the burden of proof lies [Read More]
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Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

Posted on : January 17, 2017
Emphatically rejecting post-trial defense arguments, a Philadelphia Judge upheld a $13.7 million verdict against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, for the defective design of Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) that brought multiple surgeries and a lifetime of pain to a New Jersey woman. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Kenneth J. Powell, Jr. ruled in Sharon [Read More]
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