Firm News

  • John A. Banahan & Jessica B. McNeel recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an Obstetrician/Gynecologist wherein the Plaintiff was claiming the physician performed an unnecessary hysterectomy.

 

  • John A. Banahan completes his term as President of the Mississippi ABOTA Chapter.

 

  • Jessica B. McNeel completes her term on the Board of Directors of the United Way for Jackson and George Counties.

 

  • Jessica B. McNeel obtains a defense verdict in a disputed red light case.

 

  • John A. Banahan and Jessica B. McNeel obtain a defense verdict on behalf of a general dentist wherein a needle was retained following an inferior alveolar nerve block.

 

  • John A. Banahan and Jessica B. McNeel obtain a defense verdict in an automobile case where the Plaintiff, a pedestrian, was struck by Defendant’s automobile while crossing an unlit highway at night.

 

  • Jessica B. McNeel completes her chairmanship of the Jackson County Civic Action Committee Board of Directors.

 

  • Jessica B. McNeel recently obtained a defense jury verdict for her client in a three car automobile accident. 

 

  • Ben Mullen and John A. Banahan recently obtained Judgment as a Matter of Law in Federal District Court on extra contractual and punitive damage claims in an insurance bad faith dispute.

 

  • John A. Banahan and Jessica B. McNeel recently had a defense verdict for a physician affirmed by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

  • John A. Banahan has been honored by his selection as a fellow of the MS Bar Foundation.

 

  • John A. Banahan and Calen Wills obtained a Summary Judgment in Circuit Court for a client involving the status of the injured party as a licensee.

 

  • John A. Banahan and Jessica B. McNeel had a dismissal of a physician affirmed by the Court of Appeals of Mississippi.  The basis for the Summary Judgment was a successful Daubert challenge to the methodology of the Plaintiff’s expert on causation.

 

  • Ben Mullen and Michael Moore recently obtained Summary Judgment for an insurer on all extra contractual claims in a case involving a fire loss.

 

  • Jessica B. McNeel has been selected to serve on the Alumni Board of Directors for the University of Mississippi School of Law, 2016-2019.