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GULFPORT, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A Biloxi, Mississippi couple wasted no time asking a federal judge to confirm a more than $2.6 million award by an arbitrator who found Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin committed fraud when it allegedly withheld material facts from the couple about their protection contract.
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JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Residents of Jackson, Mississippi have filed suit against the city's water billing provider over allegations they have been overpaying for water service.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) -- As previously reported by Legal Newsline, a Mississippi law firm is suing attorneys and law firms on counts of negligence, breach of duty, and fraud, regarding fees.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Several law firms have been named as defendants in a lawsuit related to a Ponzi scheme.
Female at Koch Foods notified EEOC after spotting male's paystub; Company says pay gap is easily explained
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A Mississippi company is waiting to find out if a federal judge buys its explanation for why a male employee is making more than a female who complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after finding his paystub in his desk.
A law firm is suing Barry Wade Gilmer, Gilmer Law Firm PLLC, Thomas M. Matthews III, Seth C. Little and Matthews & Matthews PLLC, citing alleged breach of duty and fraud.
Attorney General Jim Hood filed six separate lawsuits against the defendant companies in Hinds County Chancery Court last month. The companies have since asked the lawsuits to be removed to federal court, arguing the attorney general’s complaints require the determination of issues of federal law.
Plaintiff The Summit Health and Rehab Services Inc. filed its lawsuit against Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC in Hinds County Circuit Court in Mississippi Jan. 12.