“got it” – the MSSC decision in Lisanby v USAA

Not easy but I finally “got it” – Mississippi Supreme Court decision in USAA v Lisanby – and as I read over the decision, I began to “get it”. Considering that I’m having one of those “running late and short on time” mornings, I’ll just toss out the decision and a “clue” about  USAA’s “bad … Continue reading ““got it” – the MSSC decision in Lisanby v USAA”

Aye, Aye Admiral – Judge Bridges awards additional $500K in Lisanby v USAA

Short and sweet as, like Sop, I’m pressed for time this morning – but not so short that I can’t post what has been all too rare – good news from a court to the Plaintiff in a Katrina insurance case. A couple awarded more than $900,000 last year in Jackson County’s first Hurricane Katrina … Continue reading “Aye, Aye Admiral – Judge Bridges awards additional $500K in Lisanby v USAA”

Speaking of Admiral Lisanby….

I ran across Bob Mead’s blog which has an interesting story about a meeting attended by the Admiral from the old days at Ingalls. Naturally I googled the USS Tarawa and found out that back in the old days I was a kid. Bi-Centennial was a wonderful year to be a kid in Waveland. Me thinks Greg … Continue reading “Speaking of Admiral Lisanby….”

"The Language of Loss" re: Lisanby v USAA

Little did I know that getting to know the artists of the Bay’s colony – the highlight of my 4th of July staycation – would lead me to a better understanding of Lisanby v USAA. However, that’s exactly what happened when I discovered the literary art of Ellis Anderson and the incredible photographs of Joe … Continue reading “"The Language of Loss" re: Lisanby v USAA”

Admiral Lisanby Speaks Out

And Amber Craig of the Mississippi Press was there taking notes. Like I said earlier the Admiral is pissed and we find out their theory for why punis should have been cussed and dicussed by the jury: They claim USAA made their decision to deny the claim before they adjusted it. Here is the story: Bridges’ order, … Continue reading “Admiral Lisanby Speaks Out”

Breaking: The Lisanbys Ask Judge Bridges to Reconsider Punis (Updated)

The Admiral is clearly pissed at USAA and isn’t letting up. I don’t see Judge Bridges changing his mind again. Karen Nelson has the breaking story at the Sun Herald: Attorneys for the Lisanbys in their Katrina case against insurer USAA have filed a motion Monday asking Circuit Court Judge Billy Bridges to reconsider and … Continue reading “Breaking: The Lisanbys Ask Judge Bridges to Reconsider Punis (Updated)”

Media Coverage of the Lisanby v USAA Verdict Continues (Updated)

We have two media reports on yesterday’s verdict each containing some new tidbits of information including the fact the presiding judge BIlly Bridges hails from Rankin County, which is very conservative and not known for electing judicial activists to the bench. First we check in with Karen Nelson at the Sun Herald who reports on the length of … Continue reading “Media Coverage of the Lisanby v USAA Verdict Continues (Updated)”

Breaking: The Jury rules for the Lisanbys and Awards Them $900,000. Punis up Next

The lesson here is don’t mess with an Admiral. At slabbed we respected the jury’s verdict in Aiken and today we respect the jury’s verdict in Lisanby.  Karen Nelson has the breaking story: A Jackson County jury on Friday morning awarded Adm. James W. Lisanby and his wife, Gladys, about $900,000 in damages in their … Continue reading “Breaking: The Jury rules for the Lisanbys and Awards Them $900,000. Punis up Next”

Closing Arguments in Lisanby v USAA Conclude: Slabbed has the Video Report

Before we get to the embedded WLOX video report we first go to the Sun Herald and their coverage of the last day of arguments before the jury got the case.  A verdict is expected today and slabbed will be covering it so check back with us often. Following is Karen Nelson’s Sun Herald story … Continue reading “Closing Arguments in Lisanby v USAA Conclude: Slabbed has the Video Report”

Lisanby v USAA Continues: USAA’s Engineering Expert Takes the Stand

So much for the theory the Sun Herald would only cover the Plaintiff’s side of the case. Karen Nelson reports on the resumption of the trial with the testimony of engineering expert Doug Smith on the damage patterns and USAA call center employees on the mystery phone call reporting flood damage while the storm was … Continue reading “Lisanby v USAA Continues: USAA’s Engineering Expert Takes the Stand”