2 months ago
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Hearing set for SRHS retirement case

Another development in the legal battle over the embattled Singing River Health System’s retirement plan. Pascagoula attorney Harvey Barton and attorney Earl Denham have filed a motion requesting the removal of Stephen Simpson, the appointed special fiduciary over the system’s retirement trust. Barton and Denham represent some of the retirees who are upset over not […]
1 year ago
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Jackson County Supervisors Happy with Judge’s Decision in SRHS Settlement

Jackson County supervisors say they’re happy with U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola’s decision to sign off on a settlement for Singing River Health System’s retirement plan. Jackson County Supervisor Troy Ross says he’s glad it’s finally getting to a point where this situation is going to be resolved. Today, the supervisors made a decision to […]
1 year ago
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Singing River Health Systems Statement on Pension Plan Settlement

In a statement from Singing River Health System CEO Kevin Holland, he states: “We are very pleased with Judge Guirola’s ruling that the proposed settlement of the Singing River Health System pension plan is appropriate and should now move forward. All through the process, it has been the goal and intention of Singing River Health […]
1 year ago
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Judge Signs Off on Pension Singing River Health System Pension Settlement

More than three weeks of waiting on a decision from a federal court judge on the Singing River Health System pension plan settlement is finally over. Today, U.S. District Court Judge Louis Guirola signed off on the settlement, meaning he believes it is fair, reasonable and adequate. The settlement gives the health system 35 years […]
1 year ago
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Day Two of the SRHS Settlement Hearing

There is still no decision by U.S District Judge Louis Guirola after another long day in court hearing from attorneys to determine if the Singing River Health pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable. The two long days in court are over. News 25’s Kristen Durand was at the federal courthouse in Gulfport as the […]
1 year ago
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Day Two of SRHS Settlement Hearing

Still no decision by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola after another long day in court hearing from attorneys to determine if the Singing River pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable but the two long days in court are over. Today the court heard from several witnesses called by retiree attorneys Earl Denham and Harvey […]
1 year ago
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No Approval in Singing River Pension

It was a long day in court as U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola heard from attorneys to determine if the Singing River pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable. After a joining of hands in a prayer circle outside of the federal courthouse, retirees flooded the courtroom in Gulfport. Attorneys from Singing River had a […]
1 year ago
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No Approval in Singing River Pension

In Gulfport today, it was a long day in court as U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola listened to how Singing River Health System plans on paying retirees the $150 million over the next 35 years. The settlement was not approved today. Retirees will be back in court tomorrow at 9:30 where they will hear from […]
1 year ago
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SRHS Retirees Stand Firm

A year and a half has passed since Singing River Health System retirees began their  fight for lost retirement benefits. Even though the rain forced retirees into a local Subway, dozens stood with their “Do the right thing” pins and t-shirts, keeping their fight alive in the public eye. A settlement was reached in the pension case. […]
1 year ago
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Attorneys Petition Contempt of Court

Another motion requesting the removal of Judge Breland Hilburn from all the cases in the Singing River pension plan lawsuit has been filed. Harvey Barton and Earl Denham represent about 200 of the 3,100 retirees in the case. They filed the motion yesterday, calling the case something similar to a “John Grisham novel.” This latest […]