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Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association - Defending the future of Mississippi

Representative Cases

  • Dykes v. Husqvarna Outdoor Products, N.A., Inc., 869 F.Supp.2d 749 (S.D. Miss. 2012)
  • DeJean v. DeJean and Hancock Bank, 982 So. 2d 443 (Miss. App. 2007) (bank held not liable to co-owner of certificate of deposit)
  • Southeast Supply Header, LLC v. 47.75 Acres in Covington County, MS, 2008 WL 553019 (S.D. Miss. 2008) (eminent domain)
  • Graves v. Dudley Maples, L.P., 950 So. 2d 1017 (Miss. 2007) (aff’d creation of prescriptive easement)
  • Scruggs, Millette, Bozeman & Dent, P.A. v. Merkel & Cocke, P.A., 910 So. 2d 1093 (Miss. 2005) (attorneys held not liable for intentional interference with contract)
  • Missala Marine Services, Inc. v. Odom, 861 So. 2d 290 (Miss. 2003) (minority shareholder entitled to damages for corporate freeze-out)
  • Ford v. Destin Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 809 So. 2d 573 (Miss. 2000) (eminent domain)
  • In re Conservatorship of McGowen, 752 So. 2d 1078 (Miss. App. 1999) (grantor competent to transfer title in absence of undue influence)
  • Dedeaux v. J.I. Case Co., Inc., 611 So. 2d 880 (Miss. 1992) (aff’d verdict for backhoe mfg. in wrongful death suit)
  • Jackson Cnty. Sch. Bd. v. Osborn, 605 So. 2d 731 (Miss. 1992) (aff’d mandamus writ against school board)
  • Bulloch v. City of Pascagoula, 574 So.2d 637 (Miss. 1990) (aff’d judgment for employer)
  • Terrell v. DeConna, 877 F.2d 1267 (5th Cir. 1989) (issue preclusion barred claims)
  • Estate of Osborn v. Gerling Global Life Ins. Co., 529 So. 2d 169 (Miss. 1988) (direct cause of action against reinsurer available)
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