Appeals Court

Family's appeal denied by court in resident wheelchair death case


A Mississippi appeals court on Tuesday upheld a decision to dismiss a case against a Biloxi nursing home accused of negligence when a resident fell out of a wheelchair.

Misconduct at historic nursing home was not malicious, $6 million verdict should be overturned, lawyer tells appeals court


A $5.75 million verdict against the former administrator and board members of a historic nursing home should be thrown out because their misconduct was not malicious, a lawyer argued before a federal appeals court this week.