Laura L. Gibbes' Notable Cases

lgibbes@purdieandmetz.com

 

Boone v. Citigroup, Inc., 416 F.3d 382 (5th Cir. 2005) appeal affirming summary judgment for client in lender liability action involving claims of consumer fraud
 
CitiFinancial Mortgage Co., Inc. v. Washington, 967 So. 2d 16 (Miss. 2007) interlocutory appeal reversing denial of summary judgment for client in consumer loan fraud case
 
Dowdy & Dowdy Partnership v. Arbitron, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:09cv243-KS-MTP, 2010 WL 3942755 (S.D. Miss. 2010) dismissal of anti-trust action filed against client
 
Ross v. National Forms & Systems Group, Inc., 882 So.2d 245 (Miss. 2004) appeal reversing directed verdict against client in business torts/breach of fiduciary duty dispute
 
Laurel Yamaha v. Freeman, 956 So. 2d 897 (Miss. 2007) interlocutory appeal reversing denial of summary judgment for client in action involving death of motorcycle driver
 
Yamaha Motor Corp. Rhino ATV Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 3:09-MD-02016-JBC, MDL No. 2016 (W.D. Kentucky) representation of multiple Mississippi Yamaha dealerships in Yamaha Rhino ATV MDL proceedings
 
Williams v. Williams, 43 So. 3d 517 (Miss. 2010) appeal affirming summary judgment for client in estate dispute
 
In re Guardianship of Duckett, 991 So. 2d 1165 (Miss. 2008) appeal reversing summary judgment against bank in action related to conversion of guardianship funds
 
Leonard v. Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co., 438 F. Supp. 2d 684 (S.D. Miss. 2006), aff’d 499 F.3d 419 (5th Cir. 2007) trial court ruling and appeal affirming judgment in favor of insurer related to homeowner damage claims arising from Hurricane Katrina
 
Politz v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 1:08cv18-LTS-RHW, 2009 WL 1394833 (S.D. Miss. 2009) representation of insurer in Hurricane Katrina damage lawsuit
 
Dickinson v. Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 1:06cv 198-LTS-RHW, 2008 WL 2568140 (S.D. Miss. 2008) representation of insurer in Hurricane Katrina damage lawsuit
 
Waters v. Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 1:07cv047-LTS-RHW, 2008 WL 544842 (S.D. Miss. 2008) representation of insurer in Hurricane Katrina damage lawsuit
 
Bradley v. Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co., Civil Action No. 1:06cv528-LTS-RHW, 2006 WL 2594548 (S.D. Miss. 2006) representation of insurer in multi-plaintiff lawsuit involving property damage and fraud claims arising from Hurricane Katrina
 
Hood v. Mississippi Farm Bureau Ins. Co., et al., Rankin County Circuit Court Civil Action No. 61667 – representation of insurer in action by Mississippi Attorney General to prohibit enforcement of policy provisions of Mississippi homeowner policies following Hurricane Katrina
 
Pearl River County School District v. RSUI Indemnity Co., Civil Action No. 1:08cv364-HSO-JMR, 2009 US Dist. Lexis 80374 (S.D. Miss. 2009) representation of insurer in action to recover under excess policy for damage to school buildings
 
City of Ridgeland v. National Park Service, 253 F. Supp. 2d 888 (S.D. Miss. 2002) representation of City of Ridgeland and Friends of Old Agency Road in action to enjoin construction of Natchez Trace Parkway based on violation of National Environmental Policy Act
 
Titan Tire of Natchez, Inc. v. Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality, 891 So. 2d 195 (Miss. 2005) representation of manufacturer in appeal of MDEQ determination of NPDES permit violations
 
Anglado v. Leaf River Forest Products, Inc., 716 So. 2d 543 (Miss. 1998) affirming summary judgment for client in multi-plaintiff dioxin case
 
Gannett River States Publishing Corp., Inc. v. City of Jackson, 866 So. 2d 462 (Miss. 2004) appeal reversing trial court ruling in Open Meetings Act and Public Records Act case