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Flip Phillips Speaks at National Insurance Law Symposium

On March 21, 2014, SPMS&N Partner Flip Phillips spoke at the 2014 Insurance Law Symposium presented by the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC).

Mississippi Dialysis Recovery Group

Smith Phillips is investigating injuries and deaths resulting from heart attacks caused by Fresenius products Granuflo and NaturaLyte.

Smith Phillips Partner Appointed to Board of Directors of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

On January 7, 2014, SPMS&N Partner Richard (Flip) Phillips was appointed by the Mississippi Bar to the Board of Directors of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services.

Phillips Appointed to ACCEC Board of Regents

Smith Phillips Partner Flip Phillips has been appointed to the Board of Regents for the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel.

Mississippi Supreme Court Rules in Nationally-Watched Anti-Concurrent Cause Case

The recent Corban opinion by a unanimous Mississippi Supreme clears up a question of tremendous importance to homeowners across the country. More and more people live in coastal and other areas subject to catastrophes such as hurricanes or earthquakes. Homeowners can depend on their contracts of insurance only if the courts are willing to enforce those contracts. The Corban case has been watched by courts and legal scholars throughout the nation.

More Class Action Victories

Smith Phillips nationwide class actions completed include one on behalf of purchasers of health insurance through Group Associations, and another on behalf of holders of interest sensitive life insurance.

Investment Fraud Class Certified & Settled

An investment fraud class was certified by the Federal Court in a new SPMS&N class action arising from a nationwide Insured Money Management Program.

Million Plus Gulf Coast Eminent Domain Victory

A Harrison County jury in Gulfport, Mississippi, recently returned a verdict in excess of one million dollars for Smith Phillips’ client, Penny Rodrique, in a Katrina eminent domain case.

Landowners Win Pipeline Cases

Mississippi juries return verdicts of 100% for SPMS&N clients. Energy prices have new pipeline construction increasing . . .

Overloaded Truck; Settlement for Catastrophic Injury

Sixteen year old DeSoto County resident Ethan Bryant was catastrophically injured when a gravel truck, overloaded by more than twenty thousand pounds, was unable to stop for a red light...

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