Posts Tagged ‘Oliver Diaz’

TORT REFORM: Caps averted liability crisis but was the price diminished accountability?

A lengthy special-session rumble at the Mississippi Capitol in late spring 2004 gave the state a civil justice revamp the Wall Street Journal called “the most comprehensive tort reform law” any state had passed. That comprehensive change came despite the absence of any give anywhere. Compromise was as elusive as a roadrunner, participants on both […] [...]

Tort reform has made a significant impact on Mississippi

A May 14 conference at the Jackson Convention Complex will spotlight the 10th anniversary of an overhaul of Mississippi’s civil justice system, an achievement business leaders say saved the state’s medical sector and polished the state’s image as a place to do business. What you won’t hear at the “Tort Reform: After Ten Years” seminar […] [...]

Insurance co. wants Diaz kicked off case

by Published: November 29,2010

Tags: Oliver Diaz, Paul Minor, Peoples Bank, USF&G

JACKSON — An insurance company wants former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz kicked off a lawsuit involving imprisoned former attorney Paul Minor. Minor, meanwhile, thinks the federal judge in the case should step down because he’s the same judge who presided the criminal case that sent Minor and two former judges to prison. Minor, […] [...]

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