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Mississippi law firm amends complaint in lawsuit over fee-splitting arrangement

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 13, 2019

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.

Butler Snow, other law firms named in suit involving timber Ponzi scheme

By William Sassani | Jan 16, 2019

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

By Angela Underwood | Feb 14, 2018

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.

Law firm sues Mississippi law firms, individuals over alleged fraud

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 13, 2017

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.

Miss. AG, with the help of outside attorneys, sues pharma companies over allegedly unapproved drugs

By Jessica Karmasek | May 2, 2017

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.

Rehab service alleges Baker Donelson law firm cost it $1 million

By Jessica Karmasek | Mar 13, 2017

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.

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