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Mississippi Supreme Court Reaffirms Narrow Role of Courts in Modifying Arbitration Awards
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2018

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently considered the narrow role of courts in amending arbitration awards and the applicability of federal and state


July Is the New January: From Salary History to Data Security Breaches, New State and Local Laws Are Set to Take Effect Soon
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

Every year state laws and local ordinances take effect after the first of the year, and 2018 is no exception. As always, Littler’s Workplace Policy


Insurance Law Report: June 2018
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

The South Carolina Supreme Court held that an insurer may maintain a malpractice claim against a law firm it hired to defend an insured. Sentry Select


Federal Court Expresses Public Policy Concern Regarding Economic Loss Rule
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

In Prestress Services Industries of TN, LLC v. W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Co., 280 F.Supp.3d 908 (N.D. Miss. 2017), the United States District


Mississippi Clarifies When “Evident Miscalculation” Exists To Modify An Arbitration Award
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

The Supreme Court of Mississippi issued a new opinion that sheds light on a topic that doesn’t come up often: when can an arbitration award be


Mississippi Federal Court Rejects RCRA Preemption
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

Illustrating limits on Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”) preemption of state tort claims, a Mississippi federal court concluded that the


Spring State Court Smorgasbord: Three Decisions Hostile To Arbitration
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2018

The focus today is recent state appellate court decisions on arbitration. Because there are an awful lot of them, I am going to divide them roughly


Multiple states pass bills addressing GAP waiver framework
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2018

On March 28, HB 4186, which amends the Code of West Virginia by adding a section related to guaranteed asset protection waivers (GAP waivers), became


Mississippi passes amendment concerning open-end credit finance charges
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2018

On March 15, the Mississippi governor signed House Bill 1338, which amends sections of the Mississippi Code by authorizing state chartered or


Federal Court in Mississippi Holds That Although Projects Were Constructed With Federal Funds, They Were Not “A Public Work of the Federal Government” and Therefore the Court Had No Jurisdiction Over a Subcontractor’s Claim Under the Miller Act, Where the United States Was Not a Contracting Party and the Projects Were Not Constructed on Federal Property
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

Triangle Construction Company, Inc. (“Triangle”) contracted with Mississippi Portfolio Partners III, LP (“Mississippi Partners”) to serve as the prime contractor on four apartment complex construction projects (the “Projects”) in Mississippi