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May 2nd, 2012

Good News, Bad News from Mississippi Courts

First the good news. Last week a jury ruled in favor of Union Carbide, the defendant in an asbestos lawsuit that once resulted in a $322 million verdict, the largest asbestos award for a single plaintiff in U.S. history. . . . → Read More: Good News, Bad News from Mississippi Courts

January 20th, 2012

Record Asbestos Verdict in Mississippi Thrown Out

The $322 million verdict in a Mississippi case that would have been “as funny as ‘My Cousin Vinny’ if it weren’t for [the] terribly negative impact on the Magnolia State’s efforts to compete in attracting businesses and jobs” has been thrown out. . . . → Read More: Record Asbestos Verdict in Mississippi Thrown Out

October 7th, 2011

State High Court Removes ‘Automatic Hellhole’ Judge from Asbestos Case in Mississippi

Mississippi’s supreme court yesterday issued a unanimous order that removes a biased trial judge from further involvement with a record-setting asbestos case . . . → Read More: State High Court Removes ‘Automatic Hellhole’ Judge from Asbestos Case in Mississippi

May 10th, 2011

Automatic ‘Hellhole’

By virtue of a single verdict, rural Smith County, Mississippi has vaulted itself into contention for being named a Judicial Hellhole . . . → Read More: Automatic ‘Hellhole’