6 days ago
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CSX faces lawsuit in January crash

CSX is facing another lawsuit, but for an accident that happened before the recent deadly crash at the Main Street crossing. Frank Irby of Mobile, Alabama filed the suit today against CSX Transportation, Allen Beverages, and Nicholas Contreras, the driver of the Allen Beverages Pepsi truck. The lawsuit states that Irby is seeking compensation for […]
1 week ago
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Lawsuit against State Farm moves forward

The Mississippi Supreme Court will not dismiss a state lawsuit against State Farm over Hurricane Katrina claims. That means Attorney General Jim Hood’s lawsuit against the insurance giant can move forward. The lawsuit says State Farm owes Mississippi millions of dollars. It argues the company delayed payments so that the state’s federally funded homeowners assistance […]
3 weeks ago
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Surviving Couple Files Lawsuit

Two survivors of Tuesday’s fatal train crash in Biloxi file suit in Texas seeking over one million dollars in damages. The lawsuit filed on behalf of Darwyn and Marine Hanna of Bastrop, Texas alleges gross negligence on the part of CSX, the charter bus company echo, and it’s owners. In part, the suit says CSX […]
3 weeks ago
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Suit Filed Today in Deadly Bus/Train Collision in Biloxi

Heirs of a Texas couple killed when a train slammed into a tour bus in Mississippi are going to court. Attorney Mikal Watts has sued the railroad, the bus company and its unidentified driver in state court in Dallas for Peggy Hoffman’s son. Watts said Thursday that attorney Broadus Spivey is suing separately for heirs […]
2 months ago
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AG sues to Recover Bribe Tainted Money

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is suing 25 individuals and companies associated with a prison bribery scheme, saying they should have to repay more than $800 million in revenue they received from the state. Hood, a Democrat, announced the 11 separate civil lawsuits today. He says the effort to recoup bribe-tainted money complements continuing federal […]
2 months ago
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Google Lawsuit

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that the state has filed suit against Google Inc. The lawsuit is over how the internet giant maintains and uses data collected from Mississippi public school students who have Google’s G Suite for education accounts. Google is accused of collecting personal information and search history obtained from its users […]
3 months ago
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Federal Lawsuit Alleges Corruption

Fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion…just some of the criminal activities a former Gautier Police Captain says he discovered, and reported. He says they were taking place at the city’s police department, while he worked there. Former Gautier Police Captain Jerry Cooksey, filed a federal lawsuit yesterday, alleging corruption, against the city and Gautier Police Chief Dante […]
3 months ago
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City of Biloxi Files Lawsuit against Downtown Bar

A popular night spot in downtown Biloxi could be forced to close its doors. The city is calling Sideways Sports Bar and Grill a public nuisance and a danger to the community, according to a lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by the City of Biloxi points to multiple offenses, possession of marijuana, discharging of a firearm, […]
4 months ago
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Chevron Workers Compensation

The Mississippi Supreme Court considers a suit by Quindon Thomas against Chevron USA. Thomas was working for American plant services, which provided contract workers at chevron’s Pascagoula Refinery, when he was severely burned in 2012. Business groups and trial lawyers are watching the case because it could allow contract employees to collect workers compensation, plus […]
4 months ago
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American Idol Contestant From Lumberton Sues

Former American Idol Contestan and Llumberton native “Michael Simeon” is suing the producers of the show. He claims he suffered major ear damage when an audiologist’s representative took out an earpiece he was wearing and part of his eardrum was removed. According to the lawsuit, Simeon immediately felt pain and blood came out of his […]