Wise Carter attorneys Charles Cowan and John Sneed prevailed in an appeal before the Mississippi Supreme Court in an en banc decision the Supreme Court handed down on April 13, 2023.
Charles and John represented Sharkey Issaquena Community Hospital along with Sharkey and Issaquena Counties in a lawsuit brought by a commercial lessee against the hospital and the counties over a commercial transaction involving the sale of the leased property. Charles and John successfully obtained dismissal of the claims against their clients in Sharkey County Chancery Court and that decision was affirmed by the Mississippi Court of Appeals on June 7, 2022. The Mississippi Supreme Court subsequently granted the opposing party’s petition for writ of certiorari and rendered an en banc decision that reversed the Court of Appeals’ decision in part but affirmed dismissal of the opposing party’s claims against Wise Carter’s clients. Charles and John are ecstatic to have received a favorable result for these clients who have experienced so much loss since a tornado ravaged their communities the night of March 24, 2023.
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