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Citation: 388 F. Supp. 1362 | Docket No.: GC 74-5-K
Status: Published | Citing: 22
Summary: 388 F. Supp. On January 11, 1974, Huffman Towing, Inc. (Huffman), a Missouri corporation, filed a complaint in admiralty against Mainstream Shipyard & Supply, Inc. (Mainstream), a Mississippi corporation, for the arrest of the M/V H. F. LEONARD (ex M/V HAVANA ZEPHYR). Huffman alleged that Mainstream's delay in performing a contract for repair of its towboat had caused Huffman to suffer substantial damages and had created a dispute over the charges owed Mainstream for the repair work. The time of......read more.


Citation: 453 F. Supp. 1298 | Docket No.: WC 76-128-K
Status: Published | Citing: 20
Summary: 453 F. Supp. *1299 Grady F. Tollison, Jr., Oxford, Miss., for plaintiff. In this Mississippi-based diversity action filed December 23, 1976, Grenada Ready-Mix, Inc. (Grenada), plaintiff, brought suit against Guaranty Mortgage Company of Nashville (Guaranty), Randall Travis, individually and as trustee (Travis), Hart-Freeland-Roberts, Inc. (architect-engineers), Charlie Watkins (Watkins), and Sevenprop Associates (Sevenprop). Count I charged that defendants, jointly and severally, were guilty of ......read more.


Citation: 665 F. Supp. 2d 677 | Docket No.: Civil Action No. 2:07-CV-225
Status: Published | Citing: 20
Summary: 665 F. Supp. 2d 677 (2009) Roberta LONOAEA, Individually and as Guardian for Ronnie J. Lonoaea, an Incapacitated Person, Plaintiffs v. CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA, John D. Ferguson, Jimmy Turner, and Anthony Grande, individually and in their capacities as CCA officers, Department of Public Safety, State of Hawaii, Defendants. *679 Maria F. Erler, Maria F. Erler, Attorney at Law, Michael Jay Green, Michael Jay Green, Attorney at Law, Myles S. Breiner, Myles S. Breiner, Attorney at Law, Hon......read more.


Citation: 620 F. Supp. 957 | Docket No.: EC84-397-NB-D
Status: Published | Citing: 23
Summary: 620 F. Supp. 957 (1985) Jesse BROOKS, Plaintiff, v. Herbert MILLER, Individually and the City of Artesia, a Municipal Corporation, Defendants. Plaintiff Jesse Brooks brought this action against the defendants, The City of Artesia, Mississippi ("the City") and Herbert Miller, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1981) and the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution to recover money damages for an alleged deprivation of constitutional rights. Brooks asserts that Herbert Miller, in his......read more.


Citation: 297 F. Supp. 2d 891 | Docket No.: CIV.A. 1:02CV359 M-D
Status: Published | Citing: 2
Summary: 297 F. Supp. This matter comes before the court on defendant Michael Pearce's motion to remand *892 [5-1] and plaintiff Ford Motor Credit Company's motion to sever [3-1].


Citation: 730 F. Supp. 21 | Docket No.: DC87-124-S-O
Status: Published | Citing: 17
Summary: 730 F. Supp. 21 (1990) Ray James MUNN, Individually, and Ray James Munn, Administrator of the Estate of Elaine Munn, Deceased, on Behalf of the Heirs and Wrongful Death Beneficiaries of Elaine Munn, Deceased, Plaintiff, Southern Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a IPA Apple Plan, Intervening Plaintiff, v. Trudy E. ALGEE, Defendant. The jury further found that the death of plaintiff's decedent was 100 percent attributable to her refusal of a blood transfusion and therefore awarded no damages for wrongful de......read more.


Citation: 705 F. Supp. 315 | Docket No.: Civ. A. No. EC 87-165-D-D
Status: Published | Citing: 19
Summary: 705 F. Supp. I. Introduction This class action challenges the validity of Chickasaw County, Mississippi's 1983 redistricting plan as it pertains to the election of the County Board of Supervisors and the Board of Election Commissioners. Plaintiffs proceed under Section 2 et seq. of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended, codified at 42 U.S.C. § 1973 et seq., and also the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. As the court finds that the 1983 redistricti......read more.


Citation: 625 F. Supp. 2d 321 | Docket No.: Cause No. 1:07CV185-M-D
Status: Published | Citing: 7
Summary: 625 F. Supp. Pruitt did not own the vehicle driven by Tyler, and the crucial coverage issue is accordingly whether Tyler is properly considered an "insured" under Pruitt's State Farm liability policy. The only basis by which Tyler would qualify as such an insured would be if, at the time of the accident, he was a "relative" of Pruitt within the meaning of the State Farm policy, as interpreted by Mississippi law. Thus, if this court's decision were informed solely by the language of the State Far......read more.


Citation: 190 F. Supp. 24 | Docket No.: E-C-53, E-C-54
Status: Published | Citing: 21
Summary: 190 F. Supp. Persuasive of this view is the following language from Jacobson v. New York, N. H. & H. R. Co., 1 Cir., 1953, 206 F.2d 153, 156, affirmed 347 U.S. 909, 74 S. Ct. 474, 98 L. Ed. 3) Other cases cited by plaintiffs are Neiswonger v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, D.C.Ohio 1929, 35 F.2d 761; Roosevelt Field v. Town of North Hempstead, D.C.N.Y.1949, 84 F. Supp. 456; Fitzgerald v. Pan American World Airways, 2 Cir., 1956, 229 F.2d 499; Kardon v. National Gypsum Company, D.C.E.D. Pa.1946,......read more.




Citation: 339 F. Supp. 801 | Docket No.: EC 71-78
Status: Published | Citing: 21
Summary: 339 F. Supp. She contends that she is a resident of Memphis and therefore a nonresident of Mississippi, being sued on a cause of action arising from an automobile accident which occurred in Alabama, and process for her being served on the Secretary of State of Mississippi under the Mississippi nonresident motorist statute, Section 9352-61 Mississippi Code Annotated (Supp.1971). Plaintiff contends that process was served upon the Secretary of State pursuant to section 1437 of the Mississippi Code......read more.


Citation: 569 F. Supp. 2d 676 | Docket No.: Civil Action No. 2:06CV204-P-A
Status: Published | Citing: 2
Summary: (2008) Adam GROSCH, Plaintiff, v. TUNICA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; Tunica County Deputy Sheriff Dornae Mosby; HWCC-Tunica, Inc.; and Hollywood Casino Corporation, Defendants. This matter comes before the court upon Defendant HWCC-Tunica, Inc.'s motion to dismiss [101] the plaintiff's claims for trespass to chattels and conversion for lack of subject matter jurisdiction pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. After due consideration of the motion and the responses filed thereto, the court finds as follows, to-wit: I......read more.


Citation: 522 F. Supp. 72 | Docket No.: DC 75-31-S
Status: Published | Citing: 23
Summary: 522 F. Supp. Plaintiffs seek an award of $165,263.39, itemized as follows: NAME HOURS BILLING RATE FEE Daniel Yohalem 518.5 $75 ($50-60 basic $ 38,887.50 rate for work prior to June, 1976, adjusted for Johnson factors) Daniel Yohalem 727.75 $100 ($75 basic rate 72,775.00 ......read more.


Citation: 694 F. Supp. 210 | Docket No.: EC87-285-S-D
Status: Published | Citing: 14
Summary: 694 F. Supp. 210 (1988) James E. MATTOX, Individually and as Executor of the Estate of Lucille Mattox, Plaintiff, v. WESTERN FIDELITY INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant. The case involves allegations that Western Fidelity wrongfully denied claims which were filed by the plaintiff to recover under a major medical policy for expenses incurred during his wife's hospitalization. The application was completed by Keelan Overby, soliciting agent for Western Fidelity, in the office at the Mattox's store and w......read more.


Citation: 711 F. Supp. 1362 | Docket No.: WC87-39-B-D
Status: Published | Citing: 13
Summary: 711 F. Supp. 1362 (1988) Mollie Ann DUNN, Plaintiff, v. STATE FARM FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY, Defendant. Grady F. Tollison, Jr., Oxford, Miss., for plaintiff. Clark v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co., 778 F.2d 242, 245 (5th Cir.1985); Watkins v. Continental Insurance Co., 690 F.2d 449, 452 (5th Cir. Gorman v. Southeastern Fidelity Insurance Co., 775 F.2d 655, 659 (5th Cir.1985); Michael v. National Security Fire and Casualty Co., 458 F. Supp.


Citation: 175 F. Supp. 223 | Docket No.: Civ. No. 760
Status: Published | Citing: 13
Summary: 175 F. Supp. On February 6, 1947, C & L Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, an Arkansas corporation, hereinafter referred to as C & L, entered into a construction contract with Robert Kincade, Eva Kincade, and W. S. Kincade, partners doing business as Delta Construction Company in Clarksdale, Mississippi, hereinafter referred to as the Kincades. Alleging breach of this contract, the Kincades filed suit against C & L on September 24, 1951, in the Circuit Court of Lincoln County, Arkansas, Cau......read more.


Citation: 306 F. Supp. 1088 | Docket No.: EC 6759
Status: Published | Citing: 22
Summary: 306 F. Supp. 1088 (1969) UNITED STATES FIDELITY & GUARANTY COMPANY, Inc., Plaintiff, v. Rita MOORE, Gale Kenneth Nipp, Loren "Red" Brooks and the United States of America, Roy O. Parker and W. S. Moore, Applicants for Intervention, Defendants. In this civil suit, plaintiff has sued defendants, Rita Moore (Moore), Gale Kenneth Nipp (Nipp), Loren "Red" Brooks (Brooks), and the United States for the recovery of cash money represented by certain coins and currency in the amount of $13,160.69 in the ......read more.


Citation: 630 F. Supp. 590 | Docket No.: EC 85-260-LS-D
Status: Published | Citing: 12
Summary: 630 F. Supp. McMillian v. City of Rockmart, 653 F.2d 907 (5th Cir.1981); Shaw v. McCorkle, 537 F.2d 1289 (5th Cir. See, e.g., Jackson v. City of Bloomfield, 731 F.2d 652 (10th Cir.1984) (en banc); Abbitt v. Franklin, 731 F.2d 661 (10th Cir.1984) (en banc).


Citation: 694 F. Supp. 2d 533 | Docket No.: Civil Action No.: 2:05CV51-SA
Status: Published | Citing: 64
Summary: 694 F. Supp. William Ray Hughes is an inmate confined to the Mississippi Department of Corrections who has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 challenging the otherwise final capital murder conviction and sentence of death imposed on him by the Circuit Court of Tate County, Mississippi. Petitioner presented a mistaken identity defense, and he presented a witness who testified that she had seen Ashley alive on January 11, 1996. After partially granting Pe......read more.


Citation: 430 F. Supp. 216 | Docket No.: WC 76-10-K
Status: Published | Citing: 9
Summary: 430 F. Supp. Emerson's motion to dismiss the ADEA claim is based upon the contention that Clark failed to comply with § 7(d)(1) of the Act, 29 U.S.C. § 626(d)(1), which provides in applicable part that (d) No civil action may be commenced by any individual under this section until the individual has given the Secretary not less than sixty days' notice of an intent to file such action. Clark's generalized complaint to the Wage and Hour Division of age discrimination by Emerson "is not the same as......read more.