The whistleblower settlement is believed to be the largest False Claims Act health care settlement in Mississippi history. Read more
Mississippi has filed a number of civil racketeering lawsuits in state court as officials try to claw back money spent on prison contracts. Read more
Lawyers at Beasley Allen have been serving as Special Counsel to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for several years on the Average Wholesale Price (AWP) litigation. Thus far we have rec... Read more
Just as we were sending this issue to the printer, Dee Miles in our firm got word that the Mississippi Supreme Court had just affirmed our firm’s AWP verdict. Mississippi will now receive $3... Read more
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected BP’s appeal, the class settlement is final. The Claims Center has now started processing business claims again under the new matching rules set o... Read more
A shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., that has been a focus of complaints by nearby residents is paying a $144,545 civil fine for environmental violations including allowing sandblasting particle... Read more
The state of Mississippi has also won a remand of its lawsuit accusing Fresenius USA Inc. of misleading consumers about the dangers of two dialysis drugs. The Massachusetts federal judge ove... Read more
A Dollar General store in south Mississippi has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety hazards. OSHA said in a news release this is the second time... Read more
A Canadian National Railway Co train carrying fuel oil and other hazardous materials derailed recently in southeast Mississippi. While the incident forced evacuation of nearby residents, for... Read more
A Chevron Corp. worker was killed last month in a fire at a cracking unit at the U.S. oil company’s 330,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Miss. Tonya Graddy, an “operator” with 5 ye... Read more
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