Litigation

Brown Buchanan litigates for numerous companies, corporations and insurance companies. The Firm represents, among others, Mississippi Export Railroad Company, Hancock Bank, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Mississippi Power Company, CSX Transportation, Inc. and RISC Insurance Services. The Firm has also represented several of the municipalities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including D’Iberville, Bay St. Louis and Pass Christian; and, it represents state entities through the Mississippi Tort Claims Board.

Brown Buchanan has broad experience in trial and appellate practice. The firm's lawyers appear regularly before administrative agencies, state courts and federal courts. The Firm represents local and national corporations, local and national insurance companies and other businesses which are self-insured. Areas of insurance litigation experience include: coverage issues; bad faith issues; defense of insureds; product liability; wrongful death claims; environmental issues; and, automobile, maritime, surety, life, health, accident and fidelity insurance matters.

Representative Cases: Freeman v. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. 2006 WL 980786 (S.D. Miss. 2006); Buck v. Camp Wilkes, Inc., 906 So. 2d 778 (Miss. Ct. App 2004); Knight v. United States Fidelity & Guaranty Ins. Co., 63 F.3d 34 (5th Cir. 1995); Hunt v. Preferred Risk Mutual Insurance Co., 568 So. 2d 253 (Miss. 1990).