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Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court reviewed a certified question from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressing an insurance carrier’s right to seek subrogation and indemnity following a purported “voluntary” settlement. The First Circuit submitted the following questions: 1

Slips, Trips or Falls the Three Types and Responsibilities

Slips, Trips or Falls, The Real Law Interrupting the news last night was a lawyer telling anyone who slips, trips or falls in a place of business or store to call so they can help you get you ‘the money you deserve.’ Having spent a good portion of the last 20 years handling these type

Holcomb Dunbar Trial Win

Congratulations to our trial team of Jonathan Masters and Geoffrey Calderaro on a jury trial win for Holcomb Dunbar’s client involving contested liability in a high speed, head-on auto accident in Lafayette County.

Mississippi Expungement Law Update

Mississippi Expungement Law Update Mississippi Supreme Court decisions regarding expungements are rare. However, on September 25, 2018, the Mississippi Supreme Court handed down its decision in Ferguson v. Mississippi Department of Public Safety, reaffirming the Court’s 2015 Stallwort

Slip and Fall Summary Judgment Win

Holcomb Dunbar wins summary judgment in a parking lot slip and fall lawsuit in Bolivar County Circuit Court. Plaintiff filed suit against a local business following a slip and fall in its parking lot.  Specifically, Plaintiff alleged that he fell over a finger-sized crack with an inch

Holcomb Dunbar Win

Hit-and-Run Uninsured Motorist Coverage Win for Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys Holcomb Dunbar successfully defended a claim of bad faith insurance adjusting and clarified an important aspect regarding uninsured motorist coverage following a hit-and-run incidents. Mississippi law provides th

Holcomb Dunbar Opens New Jackson Office

Holcomb Dunbar Opens New Jackson Office Holcomb Dunbar Attorneys is pleased to announce the opening of its new Jackson, Mississippi office expanding its services to the firm’s regional and national clients throughout central and south Mississippi.  “We have served the Jackson, M

Mike Watts recognized as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers®

Holcomb Dunbar Attorney Mike Watts recognized as Lawyer of the Year Mike Watts received Best Lawyers® 2019 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in the Tupelo, Mississippi, area. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feed

Origins of Legal Contingency Fee Agreements

“Contingency Fee Agreements” … “No fee unless we recover for you” … “The no fee promise” … “No charge unless we win!” … We see and hear these and similar Contingency Fee Agreement ads daily. But where did these arrangements come from? And how did they dev

10 ways driving analytics are affecting insurance | PropertyCasualty360

10 ways driving analytics are affecting insuranceBetter driver analytics can reduce fraud and improve risk management.By Rob MacKethan | July 25, 2018 at 07:00 AM Driving analytics are primed to change the way vehicles and drivers are insured, and possibly the way people drive. (Photo