Not defending the attempted fee stripping of John Jones but Mr Jones won’t be taking anything extra from the innocent.
We find that the trial court had the discretionary authority to impose sanctions against SKG based upon the acts of a single partner that occurred in the ordinary course of business of SKG. However, we conclude that the trial court erred by finding that Richard Scruggs’s misconduct occurred in the ordinary course of SKG business.
The Sun Herald wasted no time putting up the news flash from the A/P. Glad to see the Mississippi Supreme Court is more energetic than certain lazy circuit court judges that let certain blogs write their legal rulings for them.
Richard “Dickie” Scruggs involvement in a judicial bribery scandal had nothing to do with a fees dispute involving Hurricane Katrina insurance cases, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled.
Alright then guys, break out the time records and divvy up the money, this foolishness has gone on long enough.
Where does Jim Hood go to reclaim his reputation?