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Recent Cases & Articles

Firm Announcements and Law Updates

October 12, 2017

On October 12, 2017, the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed a summary judgment obtained by Patrick Tatum and Steven Cookston in the Circuit Court of Pike County, Mississippi. The case involved allegations of premises liability and spoliation of evidence against a commercial property owner.

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Laura Beth Lott
August 31, 2017

On August 31, 2017, Patrick Tatum and Steven Cookston obtained a summary judgment dismissing a Plaintiff's claims for bad faith, punitive damages and extracontractual relief in a lawsuit stemming for an insurer's denial of a claim for damage to the roof of a commercial building.

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Laura Beth Lott
Leflore County Directed Verdict

Tommie Williams and J. L. Wilson successfully defended an internist and his clinic in a medical malpractice case tried to a Leflore County jury.  The plaintiff alleged that his physician violated the standard of care by not prescribing blood thinners for blood clot prophylaxis.

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Laura Beth Lott