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L. Grant Bennett

L. Grant Bennett’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Reinholtz v. City of Laurel, Mississippi CAUSE NO. 2006-267-CV4 (Jones County Circuit Court, 1st Judicial District)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Outcome:
    Successful Trial Defense Verdict
    Description:
    Trial judgment in favor of client against plaintiffs' claims for damages for client's alleged failure to maintain roadway that plaintiffs claimed resulted in personal injuries and loss of consortium
  • Chad Sellers v. City of Laurel, Mississippi CAUSE NO. 2006-260-CV4 (Jones County Circuit Court, 1st Judicial District)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 03, 2008
    Outcome:
    Successful Trial Defense Verdict
    Description:
    Trial judgment in favor of client against automobile negligence and respondeat superior claims asserted against client for plaintiff injuries sustained in automobile accident with city employee.
  • MS Farm Bureau Casualty Ins. v. Lyon Automotive Service, Inc. CAUSE NO. C005-0705 (Forrest County Court)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Feb 06, 2006
    Outcome:
    Successful Trial Defense Verdict
    Description:
    Jury verdict in favor of defendant against subrogation claim by plaintiff for alleged physical damage sustained to automobile repaired and secured on premises of defendant.
  • City of Laurel v. Williams, 21 So.3d 1170 (Miss.2009).

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Nov 19, 2009
    Outcome:
    Successfully Obtained "Reversed and Rendered" Appellate Decision
    Description:
    Obtained Mississippi "reversed and rendered" decision in favor of client against wrongful death beneficiaries when appellate court reversed and rendered trial court judgment entered following trial when appellate court held police officers' actions did not rise to a level of reckless disregard to preclude immunity under Mississippi Tort Claims Act
  • Baggett Transportation Company v. Mississippi Ins. Guaranty Assn., 2006-CA-00679-SCT (Miss.2007)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Nov 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Helped secure per curiam Affirmance on Appeal
    Description:
    Helped secure per curiam affirmance by Mississippi Supreme Court of trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of MIGA on issue of statutory guaranty coverage.
  • Hudson v. Palmer et al, 977 So.2d 369 (Miss.Ct.App.2007)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Sep 04, 2007
    Outcome:
    Successful Trial Defense Verdict and Affirmance on Appeal
    Description:
    Secured a 10-0 decision by the Mississippi Court of Appeals affirming the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of an automotive repair shop, the shop's insurer and the husband of the shop owner against the plaintiff, a customer of the automobile repair shop.
  • Schepens v. City of Long Beach, 924 So.2d 620 (Miss.Ct.App. 2006)

    Practice Area:
    State, Local And Municipal Law
    Date:
    Mar 21, 2006
    Outcome:
    Obtained defense verdict for client against plaintiffs' personal injury and property damage claims and secured affirmance on appeal.
    Description:
    Obtained trial verdict in favor of defendant municipality against plaintiffs' personal injury and property damage claims and successfully secured Mississippi Court of Appeals "Affirmance" of trial court decision following appeal by plaintiffs/appellants.
  • Wallace v. Town of Summit CAUSE NO. 09-222-PCT (Pike County Circuit Court)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Aug 03, 2011
    Outcome:
    Successful Defense Verdict
    Description:
    Trial judgment in favor of client-defendant, Town of Summit. Plaintiffs presented claims for personal injuries and property damages. Plaintiffs alleged that Town of Summit, failed to design, maintain and operate the Town's sewerage system which allegedly led to a significant sewage back-up into plaintiffs' home. A successful defense verdict was obtained with no liability being found on part of Town of Summit and no damages awarded to plaintiffs. As part of their lawsuit, plaintiffs had claimed damages in excess of $200,000.
  • Harris v. Tom Griffith Water Well Service, Inc., 26 So.3d 338 (Miss. 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Partnership
    Date:
    Jan 28, 2010
    Outcome:
    Successful at Court of Appeals but reversed on appeal to Mississippi Supreme Court
    Description:
    Partnership Dispute
  • Murphy et. al. v. Economy Inn, Inc. 24CI2:10-cv-00016 (Harrison County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial District)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Admitted liability at trial and was successful in limiting award to only $20,000
    Description:
    Plaintiff was rear-ended by a truck driven by an employee of the Defendant. She claimed over $400,000 in damages associated with back and neck injury.