2 months ago
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SRHS retiree pension plan case moves forward

Thousands of Singing River Health System retirees are still fighting for justice in the hospital’s failed pension plan. Retirees are calling what happened in Jackson County Court today a small victory as a settlement moves forward in federal court. Dalores Gowder retired from Singing River Hospital eighteen years ago. Gowder worked at the front desk […]
2 months ago
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Motion hearing today for Singing River Health System Case

A motion hearing in Jackson County Court regarding the Singing River Health System Case is taking place today. The hearing is being held in front of Judge Bell and focuses on two major concerns involving the retirees. The primary concern for those retirees is replacing Steve Simpson as the special fiduciary trustee. Attorney Harvey Barton […]
2 months ago
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Motion hearing Thursday morning for SRHS case

There are several ongoing motions regarding the Singing River Health System case, including one taking place tomorrow morning. A motion hearing in front of Judge Bell in Jackson County Court will focus on two major concerns involving the retirees. The main concern involving retirees focuses on replacing Steve Simpson as the special fiduciary trustee. Attorney […]
3 months ago
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Attorneys for SRHS retirees petition Fifth Circuit

The attorney’s representing 240 retirees in the Singing River Hospital pension plan filed a petition for a rehearing with the Fifth Circuit Appeals to seek different rulings. The petition filed by Earl Denham and Harvey Barton requests an en banc hearing before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals which would require the case be heard […]
4 months ago
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Singing River Health case

After members of the Singing River Health System were inching closer to finalizing a decision on their settlement case, it looks like they will have to wait a little longer. It has been three years since retirees from the Singing River Health System realized their pension funds were in jeopardy. Now the fifth U.S. Circuit […]
7 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 […]
2 years 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 […]